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What kind of constitution do we have and why is it called that?
living constitution; it can be amended.
Vice Pres:
Dick Cheney
lower house has how many reps.? How long do they stay in office? By what are they elected?
435;2 years; population
due process means:
a fair trial or hearing
lower house has what
representatives
senators
reps
Which amendments are under the Bill of Rights?
#1-10
What are the respnsibilities of a USA citizen?
Know your rights; respect the rigths of others;express your views; know about community and nation issues;vote; obey laws; volunteer; defend USA
is corporal punishment legal?
yes; in TN
President:
George W. Bush
iminent domain means:
the right for court to take land if payed well for it without the owner's permission
District rep:
Ed Bryant
What is the quote by Thomas Jefferson?
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
What are the 5 principles of the Constitution?
Popular Soveriety
Limited Government
Federalism
Seperation of Power
Checks and Balances
TN US sen.:
William Frist; Ed Bryant
Why is corporal punishment legal?
in loco parentis means that school teacher have the rights over you as your parents would so they can spank you.
US Secratary of State
Colen Powell
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
William Rehnquist
Speaker of the US House
Denis Hastert
Mayor of C'ville
Lnda Kerley
precedent means
example
Governer of TN
Don Sunquist
How many amendment have been introduced and how many how many have passed?
passed-27
introduced-9.000
upper house has:
reps
senators
senators
Amendment 8 is about:
jails
Ist amendment:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Who is the judge of the Supreme Court?
William Rehnquist