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Title: History Jeopardy


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History Jeopardy
Constitution Current Leaders Legislative Executive Judicial
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2
What is an amendment?
A change to the Constitution
3
What do we call the first ten amendments to the
Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
4
How many amendments does the Constitution have?
27
5
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the
federal government. What is one power of the
federal government?
To print money To declare war
6
There are four amendments to the Constitution
about who can vote. Describe one of them.
Citizens 18 and older can vote Any citizen can
vote You dont have to pay to vote
7
What is the name of the Vice President of the
United States now?
Joe Biden
8
Who is the Chief Justice of the United States
now?
John Roberts
9
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of
Representatives now?
John Boehner
10
Who is one of your states U.S. Senators now?
Al Franken Amy Klobuchar
11
Name your U.S. Representative.
Keith Ellison
12
What are the two parts of the U.S. Congress?
The Senate House of Representatives
13
Who makes federal laws?
Congress
14
The House of Representatives has how many voting
members?
435
15
We elect a U.S. Senator for how many years?
6
16
Why do some states have more Representatives than
other states?
Because some states have more people
17
Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
The President
18
In what month do we vote for President?
November
19
Who signs bills to become laws? Who vetoes bills?
The President
20
What does the Presidents cabinet do?
advises the President
21
What are two cabinet-level positions?
Secretary of State Secretary of Education
22
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
9
23
What is the highest court in the United States?
Supreme Court
24
What does the judicial branch do?
Explains laws
25
What stops one branch of government from becoming
too powerful?
Separation of powers Checks and balances
26
What is the rule of law?
Everyone must follow the law
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