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30 Cards in this Set

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what are the colors of our flag?
Red, White and blue
Who is the Vice President of the United States today?
Richard Cheney
What do the stars on the flag mean
50 states
Who becomes our president if the President dies?
The Vice President
What color are the stars on our flag?
What do the strips mean on the flag represent?
the first 13 states
How many changes, or ammendments, are there to the Constitution?
What color are the stripes on the flag
red and white
What do we celbrate independence from whom?
Great Britain
Who makes the Federal laws in the United States?
What is the legislative branch of our Government?
What are the three branches of our Government
Executive, Judicial, Legislative
What makes up Congress
The senate and the House of Representative
Who was the first president of the United States
George Washington
For how long do we elect each Senator?
6 years
How many senators are there in the Congress
What country did we fight during the Revolutionary War?
Great Britain
Who elects the Congress?
The citizens of the United States
How many voting members are in the House of Representatives?
What were the 13 states original states?
Virginia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Georgia
Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death?
Patrick Henry
Hor how long do we elect each member of the House of Representatives?
2 years
Who is the head of the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government?
The President
What was the 49th state added to our Union?
Name some countries that were our enemies during World Ward II?
Germany, Italy, Japan
For how long is the president elected?
4 years
Name the highest part of the the Judiciary Branch our Government>
the Supreme Court
What is the Supreme Law of the United States
The constitution
What are the duties of the Supreme Court?
To interpret and explain the laws
What is the bill of rights?
The first 10 ammendments to the Constition