The co-equal branches of government provided in the checks and balances are the __________
House and Senate
federal, state and local
laws, amendments, and articles
executive, judicial, and legislative
The First Amendment guarantees the right to free speech.
The ultimate authorities in our government are ______.
all the leaders
we the people
most of the judges
many of the governors
Under the Constitution, how long a term do Supreme Court Justices serve?
As established in Article 1 of the Constitution, Congress consists of which two houses?
The Pentagon and the Military
The White House and The Capitol
The Supreme Court and the lower courts
The Senate and The House of Representatives
In order to purchase land, the United States government had to use
the Elastic Clause
checks and balances
the 3rd Amendment
a credit card
A president's veto of congressional legislation can be overridden in each house by a
three quarters vote
In the impeachment process,
the Senate impeaches, the House removes
the House impeaches, the Senate removes
both the House and the Senate impeach, the Supreme Court approves
the House is peaches, the Senate improves
Another term for a legislative body that has two houses is
The Fifth Amendment protects us from
illegal search and seizure
bears with guns
Which of the following is NOT true of the Senate?
It has 100 members
The term for a senator is four years
A senator must be a resident of the state that he or she represents
A senator must be a citizen of the United States for at least nine years.
While serving as President, the President serves as
Guardian of the Economy
Head of State
All of the Above
Which of the following is NOT true of the House of Representatives?
It has 435 members.
A term for a representatives is two years.
Each state gets the same number of seats in the House.
A representative must be a resident of the state and district he or she represents
The highest court in the United States is
State Supreme Court
US Supreme Court
Federal District Court
Judge Judy's Court
Which of the following was not a Federalist?
The power to establish local governments and conduct elections belongs to
the national government
both the states and national government
The branch of government that determines if laws are carried out fairly is
In order to become a law, a bill in Congress must
receive a 2/3 majority of votes in Congress
receive a 3/4 majority of votes in each house of Congress
pass both houses of Congress in identical form
According to the Constitution, the President is chosen by
the House of Representatives
popular votes of the people
the electoral college
Those who opposed ratification of the Constitution were called
The Seventh Amendment in the Bill of Rights
protects Americans from unlawful searches of home or property
provides for juries for civil trials
guarantees people the right to assemble peacefully
states that people cannot be forced to incriminate themselves
In the 1970s, the Cincinnati Reds club was nicknamed 'The Big Red Machine'. The team went to four World Series in the decade. Who was their manager in these four World Series?