U.S Government Final (1)

  1. What is the Supreme law of the land
    The Constitution
  2. What does the Constitution do?
    Governors and protects your rights
  3. What happened at the Constitutional Convention?
    A new government was created
  4. When was the Constitution written?
  5. The Idea of self government is in the first three words of the Constitution. What are these words?
    We the people
  6. What is an amendment?
    Change or addition to the constitution
  7. What do we call the first ten amendments to the constitution?
    Bill of Rights
  8. What is one right or freedom from the First Amendment?
    Press, religion, speech, petition
  9. What is freedom of religion?
    Freedom to participate any religion you want
  10. How many amendments does the constitution have?
  11. What is the economic system in the United States?
    Mixed Market
  12. What is the "rule of law"?
    Everyone has to follow the law; no one is above the law
  13. Name on branch of the government?
    Legislative, judicial, executive
  14. What stops one branch of the government from becoming too powerful?
    checks and balances and other branches
  15. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
    • 16th- Race
    • 19th- Sex
    • 24th- No voting tax
    • 26th- Age
  16. Who makes federal laws?
  17. What are the two parts of the U.S Congress.
    The House of Representatives and the Senate
  18. How many U.S Senators are there?
  19. We elect a U.S Senator for how many years?
  20. Who are your state's U.S Senators?
    Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker
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U.S Government Final (1)
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