Camden - Checks And Balances, Amendment Process, The Federal System Part 1 Question Preview (ID: 34951)


Review Part II For US Government.

Why do states need to be concerned about laws passed in other states?
a) To respect and uphold other state's laws, for example - contracts made in other states
b) To respect state's laws, for example - contracts made in other states
c) To uphold other state's laws, for example - contracts made in other states
d) To make sure all states agree with everything.

Who decides when the Electoral College casts its vote for president?
a) Congress
b) The Supreme Court
c) The Vice President
d) The Senate

What is the 'supreme law of the land' and how does it affect what states can do?
a) Federal laws made according to the constitution. These override all state laws
b) State laws made according to the constitution. These override all federal laws
c) Presidential actions taken according to the constitution. These override all state laws
d) Presidential actions taken according to the constitution. These override all federal laws

Who has the power to print and coin money?
a) The National Government
b) The local government
c) Congress
d) The president

How many amendments have been made to the Constitution?
a) 27
b) 30
c) 25
d) 28

Which amendment gave women the right to vote?
a) 19
b) 21
c) 18
d) 9

Who approves amendments to the Constitution?
a) State legislatures
b) All of Congress
c) The House
d) The Senate

Who has the power to propose amendments to the constition?
a) Both house of congress
b) The house
c) The Senate
d) state legislatures

What branch of government can check the power of the judiciary branch by exercising the power of impeachment?
a) congress
b) legislative branch
c) the president
d) the supreme court

Who has the power to veto bills?
a) The president
b) The Senate
c) The House
d) All of Congress

Who has the power to review all laws and treaties of the United States?
a) The Supreme Court
b) The Federal Courts
c) Congress
d) The Local Courts

Who must approve all judges, cabinet members, and ambassadors that the preside appoints to government positions?
a) The Senate
b) The House
c) All of Congress
d) The Supreme Court

Who must approve any treaties that are made with foreign countries?
a) The Senate
b) The House
c) All of Congress
d) The Supreme Court

Explain why Americans in Texas rebelled agains the Mexican government.
a) a
b) a
c)
d)

What can the legislative branch do if the president vetoes a bill?
a) Convince other legislators to agree to the bill or overwrite it
b) They can get signatures from 2/3rds of Congress to overwrite it
c) They can sue the president
d) They can resubmit the bill with a different name

Explain why the Annexation of Texas was opposed by many Americans.
a) a
b) a
c)
d)

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