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Name one branch of the gov.

Judicial
Legislative
Executive

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What stops one branch from being too powerful?

Checks and balances

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Who is in charge of the executive

The president

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Who makes federal laws

Congress

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Parts of the US congress

Senate and the house

6

How many in the senate

100

7

How many years do we elect a senator

6

8

Who's a Kansas senator

Pat Roberts
Jerry Moran

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House of Representatives has how many members?

435

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Name a Kansas representative

Sean Tarwater

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Who does a senator represent

All people of their state

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Why do some states have more representatives?

Population

13

President is elected for how many years

4

14

What month do we vote for president

November

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Who is the president

Donald Trump

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Who is the Vice President

Mike Pence

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If the president can't serve who Does?

Vice President

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If the president and Vice President can't, who can?

Speaker of the house

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Who is the commander in chief of military

The president.

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Who signs bills

President

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Who vetoes bills

Present

22

What does the cabinet do?

Advises the president.

23

Two cabinets positions

Sec of treasury
Sec of defense

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What does the judicial do

Reviews/ judges broken laws.

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Highest court in the United States

The Supreme Court.

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How many justices

9

27

Chief Justice of the United States

John Roberts

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Powers of the federal government

Print money
Declare war
Create an army
Make treaties

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State powers

Provide schooling
Protection
Drivers license

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Governor of your state

Sam Brownback

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What is the capital of your state

Topeka

32

Two major political parties in your state

Democratic and republican

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Political party of the president

Republican

34

Speaker of the house

Paul Ryan

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US representative is elected for how long

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