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No person holding a federal office is permitted to accept a title of ____________.
nobility
After a bill has passed both houses of Congress, if the President signs it, it becomes one of the ______ (s) of our land.
laws
Congress may try to pass it over the President's rejection by a ________ vote in each house.
2/3
If the President does not act at all, the bill becomes a law automatically in ___ days, providing Congress is still in session.
10
If Congress adjourns before the given days and the President does not act on the bill, it is automatically rejected. This is called ___
pocket veto
If there is a vacancy in the Senate the __________ of the state affected makes an appointment until the next election.
governor
Congress has the duty to declare _________.
war
The __________ is the president of the Senate.
Vice President
It is Congress' duty to govern ________________.
Washington D. C.
Congress has an all inclusive power called the __________.
elastic clause
When the present rejects or ______ a bill, it goes back to the two houses of Congress.
vetos
The presiding officer of the House of Rep. is the ________.
Speaker of the House
The Preamble is considered the ________ of the Constitution.
intoduction (intro)
What are the qualification of a Representative?
1. 25 year old
2. U. S. citizen for 7 years
3. live in state they represent
Congress issues copyrights and
patents
What is the salary of a Senator and a Representative?
$141,300
How many articles are there in the Constitution?
7
How long is the term for a Senator?
6 years
Congress borrows money through government _________.
bonds
How many amendments are there in the Constitution?
27
What are the duties of the Senate?
pass bills, approve treaties made by Pres., approve appointments made by Pres., jury in cases of impeachment
Laws are considered ______(s) before they are passed.
bills
Congress has the duty to raise, borrow, and ________ money.
coin
Congress governs __________ between states, and between the U. S. and foreign countries.
commerce
What are the duties of the House of Rep.?
pass bills, sole power of impeachment, select Pres. if no majority in electoral college
How many members are there in the Senate?
100
No member of Congress can accept a _________ from a foreigner without Congress' consent.
gift/present
How long is the term for a Representative?
2 years
What are the qualifications of a Senator?
1. 30 years old
2. U.S. citizen for 9 years
3. live in state they represent
Members of the Senate and House of Rep. are elected by the __________.
people
If there is a vacancy in the House of Rep. the govenor holds a special ____________.
election
How many members are there in the House of Representatives?
435
The major body of the Legislative Branch is ______.
Congress
The only amendment to be repealed was
18th
Congress has the duty to raise money through federal ________.
taxes
The major duty of the Legislative Branch is to
make bills into laws
Congress cannot tax any goods ____________ (ed) from any state.
export
Congress raises and supports the ___________ forces.
armed