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what are the colors of our flags?
red, white, blue
what do the stars on the flag mean? how many stars are there on our flag?
one for each state
50
what do we celebrate on the 4th July?
Independence Day
what color are the stars on our flag?
white
how many stripes are there on our flags and what do they represent?
13.
the first 13 states or colonies
independence day celebrates independence from whom?
great britain
who was the first president of the United States
George Washington
Who is the present of the United States Today
Barack Obama
Name two Senators from your New York state?
Charles E. Schumer
Kirsten Gillibrand
For how long do we elect each members of house of representatives?
two years
How many voting members are in the House of Representatives
435
Who is the head of the Executive Branch of the US Government
The president
for how long is the president elected?
4 years
what is the highest part of the judiciary branch of our government?
the supreme court
what are the duties of the supreme court
to interpret and explain the laws
what is the supreme law of the US?
Constitution
what is the Bill of Rights?
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
what is the capital of the state you live in?
Albany
who is the current Governor of the state you live in?
Paterson
who becomes the president if both the president and the vice president die?
the Speaker of the House
what is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
John G. Roberts, Jr.
who is the vice present of the US today?
Joe Biden
who elects the president of the US?
electoral college
what is the Constitution?
The supreme law of the land
what do we call changes to the Constitution?
Amendments
How many changes, or amendments are there to the constitution
27. The first ten are known as the Bill of Rights. The last amendment was added in 1992.
what is the three branches of our government?
executive, Judicial, and Legislative
what is the legislative branch of our government?
congress
what makes up Congress?
House of Representatives and Senates
who elects Congress?
citizens
how many Senators are there in the Congress?
100. Two from each state.
for how long do we elect each senator?
6 years