1. Your uncle just celebrated his 30th birthday. Can he run for the house of representatives?

    Article and section #
    Article 1 Section 2

    "No person shall be a representative who have not attained the age of twenty five years.
  2. A candidate you strongly support was just elected senator. How many years must pass until this candidate can be reelected?
    Article 1 Section 3

    "The senate of the united states shall be composed of two senators from each state...for six years"
  3. The media are reporting a raise in federal income tax for the coming year.Where did the proposal for this new tax originate?
    Article 1 Section 7

    "All bills for raising revenue shall orginate in the house of representatives."
  4. Troops from a foreign country have invaded Oregon. Which branch of the government has the power to declare war against this aggressor?
    Article I Section 8

    "The Congress shall have declare war."
  5. The United States and another country recently agreed to a treaty on arms and reductions. Who has the power to make such a treaty with a foreign Country?
    • Article II section 2
    • "....He shall(the president) have the power by and with the advice and consent of the senate to make treaties."
  6. The president appointed a new ambassador to Haiti. Who must approve this appointment before it can take effect?
    Article II section 2

    "...He shall nominate and by and with the advice and consent of the senate shall appoint Ambassadors."
  7. A supreme Court justice has announced her retirement. Who has the power to nominate a replacement?
    Article II section 2

    "He shall nominate and by and with the advice and consent of the senate shall appoint...Judges of the supreme court."
  8. The presidential candidate you favor has been called the "youngest person ever to run for president." How old must this candidate be the qualify for the presidency?
    Article II section 1

    "...attained to the age of thirty five years."
  9. You are disappointed the morning after election day to discover that the new president was not who you voted for. In how many years can you vote again?
    Article II section 2

    "He shall hold his office for a term of four years."
  10. If a vice president were to commit a federal offense, who has the power to impeach him or her? who has the power to try the impeached offical?
    Article I section 2 & 3

    "The house of representatives..shall have soul power of impeachment." " the senate shall have the soul power to try all impeachments."
  11. Who has the power to regulate trade between the states?
    Article I section 8

    "The congress shall have regulate commerence with forign nations and among several states."
  12. What is the vice presidents only constitutionally responsibility?
    Article I section 3

    " the vice president of the United States shall be President of the Senate. But shall have the vote unless they be equally divided."
  13. An argument has arisen between two states. Who has the power to settle this dispute?
    Article III Section 2

    "The Judaical Power shall extend to all cases arising under this constitution to controversy between two or more states."
  14. After law school, your hope is to some day serve on the Supreme Court. How long would your term of service be?
    Article III section 1

    "the Judaical, both Supreme and inferior court shall hold their office during good behavior."
  15. In 2000 presidential election, George Bush won by only 5 electoral votes. Who appointed the electprs who cast those votes?
    • Article II section 2
    • "each state shall appoint.. a number of electors."
  16. Who is the commander in chief of the U.S. military forces?
    Article II section 2

    "The President shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the United States."
  17. A law in your state was recently passed that contradicts a previous law passed by congress. Which law does the Consitution say is valid?
    Article VI

    "The Constitution and the laws of the United States....Shall be the Supreme law of the land."
  18. A state's governor recently denouced the U.S. government publicly during a speech. Can this governor be tried for treason?
    Article III section 3

    "Treason agaisn't the united states shall consist only in levying war agaisn't them, or in the adhearing to their enemies, giving them aid comfort"

  19. There has been talk of a new amendment allowing foreign born citizens to run for president. Who would have the power to propose this amendment?
    Article V

    "The congress, whenever two thirds of both the house shall deem it necessary shall propose amendments to this constitution."
  20. Who has the power to approve or veto legislation?
    Article I section 7

    "Every bill which shall have passed the house of representatives and the senate shall before it becomes a law be presented to the president of the united states. If he approves, he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it."
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