commander in chief
house of reps
commander in chief
house of reps
There are how many justices on the Supreme Court?
There are how many senators for each state?
The Legislative Branch is also known as what?
The head of the Executive Branch is who?
The president has the power to do this if he doesn't like a law.
The Supreme Court interprets the laws and checks to make sure they are what?
The building associated with the Legislative Branch.
The President appoints who to the Supreme Court?
Which branch has to approve the justices?
The President can only serve two terms for a total of how many years?
Supreme Court justices are appointed for how long?
The number of representatives that a state has is dependant on what?
"Checks and _____________" is the way each branch can keep from having too much power.
The President is also known as the "Commander in _______?"
The Supreme Court is what branch?
Term for president as the ceremonial head of the United States
Term for president as vested with executive power of the United States
Term for president as main architect of foreign policy and spokesman to other countries
Term for president as commander of nation's armed forces
Architect of public policy and the one who sets agenda for congress
President as leader of his political party
Representative of the people , working for the public interest
People chosen every four years who make formal selection of president and Vice President
Communication that reach large audiences ex.television,radio,newspaper,Internet
Oath taken by president on day he takes office stating he will faithfully execute and preserve ,protect, and defend"
Regulation issued by a chief executive , based upon constitutional authority and having force of law
Formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
Pact made by president with head of a foreign state
Large complex administrative structure that handles everyday business of an organization
Also called cabinet departments , traditional units of federal administration
Head of department of justice
Release from punishment or legal consequences of a crime by the president or a governor
All matters not directly connected to the realm of foreign affairs
Nations relationship with other countries
A refusal to become generally involved in affairs to rest of world
When House of Representatives give formal charges against a public official
Find not guilty of charge
Lying under oath
President takes no action over a bill for 10 days
Rejection by president of a bill
Official who leads an executive department
House of Representatives
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Commander in Chief
Secretary of Defense
Commander and Chief
who is in charge of the executive branch?
How many U.S. Senators are there?
We elect a President for how many years?
What is the highest court in the United States?
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
What is the supreme law of the land?
What do we call the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Who approves supreme court justices
The legislative branch is also known as
a group of people that make laws
a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
to vote approval of
a form of government in which power is divided between the federal, or national, government and the states
the branch of government that carries out laws
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
federal court where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
a group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
a tactic for defeating a bill in the senate by talking until the bill's sponsor withdraws it
Headed by the president.
Headed by Congress.
Headed by the Supreme Court.
Judicial Branch decides if laws are ___________.
Executive Branch __________ laws (reject).
Legislative Branch has ____ senators from each state.
There are ______ judges in the Judicial Branch.
Legislative Branch makes ________.
Executive Branch __________ people (excuse).
The three branches of government were created to make sure that one person or group did not have too much ___________.
The _________ gives advice to the President about important matters.
Eecutive Branch ________ treaties.
Legislative Branch is loacted in the __________.
The Executive Branch is located in the _______________.
The Judicial Branch is located in the __________.
Makes the laws
Explains the meaning of laws
They enforce or carry out the laws
In charge of the Executive branch
President rejects or __________________a bill
If a President approves a bill it becomes________________
President is elected for _________________years
Legislative branch is called ________________________
2 of these in every state
Highest court in the United States
Number of justices on the Supreme Court
A system of checks and _______________________
Our government is called the ________________________
1st President of the United States
Father of the Constitution
To be president you have to be ________________________