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Mr. Freeman Government Part 1

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Transcript of Mr. Freeman Government Part 1

American Government
Joe Biden
Vice President
Barack Obama
President
Supreme Court
Terms you need to know for Staar test.
How to change the Constitution
Andrew Johnson
first president to be
impeached
Richard Nixon first
president to resign
Bill Clinton
second president
to be impeached
Eddie Bernice
Johnson is my representative
Speaker of the
House John Boehner
Kay Bailey Hutchinson
your Senator from Texas
Now take out a sheet of paper for questions about government.
10.The U.S. Constitution maintains a republican system of government through the —

A president’s power to veto acts of Congress
B appointment of federal judges to life terms
C election of representatives who make laws
D creation of a presidential cabinet

One Principle of the U.S. Constitution
Checks and Balances

A system by which each branch of government
limits the power of the other branches

2. Which of these is an example of the system of
checks and balances?

A Congress can regulate industry.
B Governors can pardon federal prisoners.
C The president can veto bills passed by Congress.
D The Supreme Court can impeach members of Congress.
3. The first three words of the U.S. Constitution, “We the people,”
express the idea of popular sovereignty. Popular sovereignty is
the belief that the people hold the —
A final authority in government
B power to elect judges to the U.S. Supreme Court
C authority to break laws established for the common good
D power to elect the president directly

• Proposed by two-thirds vote of House and Senate

• Ratified by three-fourths of state legislatures

4 Which of the following is the best title for the
information above?

A Constitutional Amendment Process
B Procedures for Impeaching the President
C Procedures for Appointing Federal Judges
D President’s Role in the Legislative Process

Use this for question 5
Use this for number 6
7. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution —
A established a federal income tax
B abolished slavery
C banned cruel and unusual punishment
D gave women the right to vote

Passed by a two-thirds majority in both houses
of Congress

• Ratified by the legislatures or conventions in
three-fourths of the states

• ?

9 Which of these best completes the list above?
A Overturns a Supreme Court ruling
B Becomes a revision to the federal income tax code
C Takes effect as an international treaty
D Becomes an amendment to the U.S. Constitution

President Freeman 2020
Federal Highway
State Highway
Jail are things that both federal and states
share. You may people hear people talking about fed. time.
Rapper TI face federal time for weapon charges.
So he could not "live his life"
Senators for Texas
John Coryn
Ted Cruz
Representatives for your area in Arlington
Mark Veasey
Joe Barton
Greg Abbott
Dan Patrick
11.
12.
13
14.
Answer Key
1. A 2. C
3. A 4. A
5. D 6. A
7. B 8. J
9. D 10. C
11. J 12. D
13. G 14. B
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