Pol Sci Unit 3

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Both the house & senate __________________, then it is sent to the President, & before it become a ___________________ then it goes back to congress ( this is important because they?)

have to agree on the bill

a law he as to approve or veto (disprove)

repeated it twice

2

Article 1 section 8

power given to congress

3

the permission to arm and to attack only the specific nation’s ship.

letter of marque

4

______ has to be introduced to the house, pay the debts, and provide the general welfare of the statess.

taxes

5

congress can use tax money for ____ ______.

common defense

6

The congress has power to establish to create?

post offices & post roads

7

Congress has the "_______ __ ___ ______"

power of the purse

8

All duties/taxes rates shall be ______ throughout the U.S.

uniform

9

____ ____ didnt exist in 1770

income taxes

10

the congress has the power to ____ ____ money on the credit of the U.S.

borrow money

11

the congress has the power to ______ ______ with foreign nation & among several (individual) states. Intrastate & interstate commerce.

regulate commerce

12

conducting totally within the boundaries of only one state

intrastate

13

(became the norm) business commerce between two or more states

interstate

14

A guy owning a factory in one state, but needs connect from another state in which ____ is given the power to regulate is an example of?

interstate

15

_____ didnt have federal state taxes when selling tobacco and alcohol.

indians

16

States do not posess ______ laws (only ____ laws)

bankruptcies law

federal laws

17

Congress establishes __ ___,

the rules

18

the congress can make _____.

money

19

there was no paper money only coins made from ____.

metal

20

Only congress can ____ & ____ money

mint

print

21

______ committed on the high seas (____ of the sea) punishments are decided by congress . (if both are _._. _____)

Felonies

middle

u.s citizens

22

The congress regulates the ____ _____ of money. (depending on the _______).

interest rate (value)

economy

23

The congress decides how much ____ ____ is worth & also fix the standard of _____ & _____.

foreign money

weights and measures

24

In Washington d.c. there is a room in the white house filled with the standard measurements, who? is the entity that decides if a pound is a pound or an ounce is an ounce?

congress

25

Since congress has the power to mint and print it, they also have the power to _____ those who illegally mint and print it. (______)

punish

counterfit

26

The congress has power to establish _____ _____ & ____ ___

post offices & post roads

27

There wasnt many roads back then, most of the mail was transported by?

boats

28

The congress can build ____ ____ just for mail & can still do that today

special roads

29

You and only You should receive the profits that come from your _______/ ____.

inventions

work

30

For a certain period of time the ______ or ______ can get a profit from their invention.

author

inventor

31

After about 18 years of Patton & Copyright is _____. It is going into the ____ _____ & anybody can print that book or use that invention.

expired

public domain

32

only _____ can create the supreme court, and will have the power to create ____ courts.

congress

lesser

33

_______ court (HIGHEST)

_______ (THE NEXT HIGHER)

_______(THE BOTTOM/LOWEST COURT)

SUPREME COURTS

US COURTS OF APPEAL

US DISTRICT COURTS

34

Congress has the power to ____ courts lower than supreme courts.

create

35

In 1787 ___ was in common/ congress had the decision to punish those who pirated. (_______ varies)

piracy

punishment

36

______ committed on the high seas (____ of the _____) punishments is decided by congress . (if both are ___ _____)

felonies

middle, sea

u.s citizens

37

congress has the power to ____ __.

declare war

38

The president first asks for a ________ of war/ grants lettters of ______ _ _____

declaration

marque an Reprisal

39

Only congress has the authority to create & ____ money to support the U.S. Army. ( ____ of the purse)

spend

power

40

_____ are unarmed

merchants

41

______ has the weapons

navy

42

Congress _____ the ___, States do not posess ______ laws (only ____ laws)

establish , rules

bankruptcies

federal

43

The congress has power to create new _____ _____ & ____ ___

post offices & post roads

44

congress also makes rules concerning _______ on ____ and ____. (the U.S. worked out a method ex.)

captures

land

water

45

The American captures a British ship, the value of the ship would be split between the_____ & the _____.

captain

team

46

The congress has power to establish new _____ _____ & ____ ___

post offices & post roads

47

Only congress has the authority to ____ & ____ money to support the U.S. Army. ( ____ of the ____)

create

spend

power

purse

48

The U.S.army ____ can only last for 2 years which causes a lot of problems ____.

budget

today

49

The money used to continue the U.S. army experiments has to be renewed every __ years, and if congress denies they can ____ funds.

2

cancel

50

congress has the power to create & support the ____.

navy

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congress makes the rules for the ________ & regulates the land of____ ___, and creates & funds the ______. (_______)

government

navy forces

millitary

congressional

52

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a congress.

congressional

53

A guy owning a factory in one state, but needs connect from another state in which ____ is given the power to regulate is an example of?

congress

interstate

54

_____ settles today little differences & executes to the ____ of the ___,suppress insurrections. (there was a lot of ____-related rioting )

national guard reserve

law

union

race

55

the military is sent in to enforce the laws during ____ _____.

repel invasions

56

Only the national gov't can create _____, _____, or ______.

treaty

alliance

confederation

57

States can't grant letters of ____ & reprisal, ____ money, emit ___ of credit.

marque

coin

bill

58

states can't pass bill of _____.

attainder

59

legislative punishment w/o trial=

bill of attainder

60

______ can create a bill of attainder or do ex post de facto law.

Nobody

61

Nobody can make you a _____.

king

62

_______ gov't can create bankruptcy laws

national

63

The U.S can put taxes on imports & exports but _____ cant.

states

64

States cant tax imports & exports but can charge a _____ fee.

inspection

65

The funds collected from the states import & exports inspection goes to the ______ ________.

Washington's treasures

66

Only congress can ______ & _____ laws

create

change

67

states cant have a state ____ or ___.

navy

army

68

States cant negotiate military treaties unless were are actually ____ or if we feel _____ enough to be _____

invaded

threatened

invaded

69

Navy and Army are controlled by _____ ____

national govt

70

Creates office of president

article II section I paragraph I

71

what did John adams want to call the president ?

The excellence

72

Why is there no list of executive power?

congress didnt want the president to have too much power.

73

president term last for ____ years.

4

74

The _______ holds office for 4 years even though it isn't precisely written out.

vice president

75

Each state shall appoint members of ______ _______ from that state.

(they can be appointed or elected as long as the state _______ approves)

electoral college

legislature

76

The # of _____ members varies from state to state

electoral

77

Take the # of ____ a state has + the # of ______.

U.s senate

U.S. Representative

78

Louisiana has __ members of the electoral college.

8

79

Every member of the electoral college has __ votes (to do whatever they want with).

The votes are signed and sealed and addressed to the president of _____.

the

2

80

If the person is from their state they have to _____ Their vote with somebody else.

split

81

The votes are signed and sealed and addressed to the president of _____.

congress

82

To be elected president one must have a simple ____ of electoral votes.

majority

83

If the more than one candidates have majority electoral votes or tie, the election of the president is sent to who?

The U.s House of Rep

84

whenever there is a tie that needs to be broken, the U.s. house of rep can vote how many times?

ONLY ONE

85

The constitution says that as many as ___ people can be sent to House to choose who they want as president.

5

86

Constitution has been amended __ times

27

87

there are 2 groups who can suggest ammendments

1.) _____

2.) _____

u.s congress

state legislature

88

All Americans have always agreed on the meaning of the “necessary and proper” clause.

F

89

The President has the “power of the purse” but the Congress has the power to veto a Presidential financial decision.

F

90

Congress has the power to regulate intrastate commerce.

F

91

In the Constitution as written in 1787, the person with the most electoral votes became President, and the person with the second-most electoral votes became Vice-President.

F

92

If a President is not elected when the Electoral College votes, the electors continue to vote until a President is chosen.

F

93

If the election of the President goes to the House of Representatives, each state gets one vote and a simple majority elects the new President.

T

94

The President cannot grant reprieves or pardons.

F

95

If the election of the Vice-President goes to the House of Representatives, each state gets one vote and a simple majority elects the new Vice-President.

F

96

If the offices of the President and Vice-President are vacated at the same time, the Congress chooses the President.

T

97

The President receives a salary, but can refuse to accept it if he so chooses.

F

98

If a President is not elected when the Electoral College votes, the electors continue to vote until a President is chosen.

F

99

If the election of the President goes to the House of Representatives, each state gets one vote and a simple majority elects the new President.

T

100

If the offices of the President and Vice-President are vacated at the same time, the Congress chooses the President.

T

101

In order to become an Ambassador or a federal judge requires a nomination by the President and approval by the House of Representatives.

F

102

If the Senate is in recess or on vacation, the President cannot fill vacancies that may occur during the recess or vacation.

F

103

The President may call special sessions of either chamber of the Congress, but only with the approval of the US Supreme Court.

F

104

Congress was given the power to create the “inferior” courts.

T

105

The Supreme Court is an appellate court only.

F

106

Federal trials are, whenever possible, held in the state where the crime occurred.

T

107

A person who flees to another state after committing a crime is immune from punishment in the state in which he committed the crime, as long as he stays away.

F