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How Much Do You Know about the United States Constitution?
Part I. List
1) List the three qualifications to be a representative.
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2) List the three qualifications to be a senator.
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3) List the three qualifications to be president.
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4) List the two ways in which an amendment to the Constitution can be proposed.
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5) List the two assemblies that can approve a constitutional amendment in a state.…read more

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List some of the expressed powers of Congress found in Article I of the Constitution.
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8) List the officers that make up the executive branch of government.
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9) List some of the powers of the President.
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10) List some powers that are denied to states.
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11) List the rights that are guaranteed to someone who is accused of and tried for a crime.…read more

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Which governmental body has the sole power to impeach?
____________________________ 9) Which governmental body ahs the sole power to try an official who is
impeached?
____________________________10) What is the name of the publication that reports the debates, laws and
other information of the legislative branch?
____________________________11) What is it called when the president refuses to sign a bill into law?
____________________________12) What is another term for implied powers?
____________________________13) Who elects the President?
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Representatives?
____________________________34) Who chooses the Speaker of the House?
____________________________35) What is the length of term of a Senator?
____________________________36) Who elects Senators? What amendment changed this process?
____________________________37) Who is the President of the Senate?
____________________________38) What governmental agency coins and prints money?
____________________________39) What is a bill of attainder? Does the Constitution permit it?
____________________________40) How many must be present for the House and Senate to do their work?
____________________________41) What vote is required to get a record vote of a Representative or…read more

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Old Sir

A useful set of explanations that might suit students wanting to remind themselves of the main issues leading critics of the US constitution to refer to it today is dysfunctional. In order to gain marks at AO2 students will need to read more widely to find events to illustrate any discussion of US constitutional strengths and weaknesses.

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