ada's citizenship test

  1. 1. what is the supreme law of the land?
    the constitution
  2. 2. what does the constitution do?
    sets up the government
  3. the idea of self-government is in the first three words of the constitution. What are these words?
    we the people
  4. what is an amendment?
    a change to the constitution.
  5. what do we call the first ten amendments to the constitution?
    the bill of rights
  6. what is one right or freedom from the first amendment?
  7. how many amendments does the constitution have?
  8. what did the declaration of independence do?
    declared our independence from great Britain.
  9. what are two right in the declaration of independence?
    • life
    • liberty
  10. what is freedom of religion?
    you can practice any religion, or not practice a religion.
  11. what is the economic system in the united state?
    • capitalist economy
    • market economy
  12. what is the rule of law?
    • everyone must fallow the law.
    • no one is above the law.
  13. name one branch or part of the government.
  14. what stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
    separation of powers.
  15. who makes federal laws?
    • congress
    • senate of the house ( of representatives )
  16. what are the two parts of U.S. congress?
    the senate and house of representatives.
  17. how many U.S. senator are there?
  18. we elect a U.S. senator for how many years?
  19. who is one of your state's U.S. senator now?
    nelson, bill
  20. the house of representatives has how many voting members?
  21. we elect a U.S. representative for how many years?
  22. name your U.S. representative.
    Neil, Combee
  23. who does a U.S. senator represent?
    all the people of the state
  24. why do some states have more representatives than others states?
    because of the state population.
  25. we elect a president for how many years?
  26. in what month do we vote for president?
  27. what is the name of the president of the united state now?
    Barack Obama
  28. what is the name of the vice president of the united states now?
    joe biden
  29. if the president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
    the vice president
  30. if both the president and the vice president can no longer serve, who becomes president?
    the speaker of the house
  31. who is the commander in chief of the military?
    the president
  32. who signs bill to become laws?
    the president
  33. who vetoes bills?
    the president
  34. what does the president's cabinet do?
    advises the president
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