Unit 1 Constitution Mrs. Maulhardt 8th grade

Question Answer
Which branch of government does Article I of the U.S.A. Constitution define? Legislative Branch
Which branch of government does Article II of the U.S.A Constitution define? Executive Branch
Which branch of government does Article III of the U.S.A Constitution define? Judicial Branch
What is the function of the Judicial branch of Government? it enforces all laws
What is the function of the Legislative Branch of Government? it makes all federal laws
What is the Bill of Rights? The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution
What document defined America's first government? The Articles of Confederation
How long is the term of a President? 4 years
How long is the term of a Senator or a member of the House of Representatives? 2 years
The three branches of government have, "checks and balances," what does that mean? a system where no one brance of government can take all the power
What is a bill? an idea for a law, which must be systematically aproved by the three branches of government

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