Flashcards in Unit 2 Government Deck (26)
The laws of the United States make sure that people...
...are treated equally under the law.
Voting in an election...
...is a way that people participate in government.
It is the job of United States _________________ to interpret laws.
How can you stay educated and show democratic responsibility?
By reading articles about politics.
As a student, one way you can participate in government is by...
...writing letters to representatives.
The United States has ________ main political parties.
______________________ = Donkey = ___________________________
Democrat = Donkey = Blue
Republicans = ____________________________ = red
Republicans = Elephant = Red
What are three branches of the government?
The Legislative Branch
The Judicial Branch
The Executive Branch
The ____________________________ makes the laws and is made up of the Senate and House of Representatives.
The ____________________________ interprets the laws and is the Supreme Court.
The ____________________________ carries out the laws and is the President, Vice President, and Cabinet.
There are _______________ Supreme Court Justices.
Each state has _________ Senators.
Our Texas Senators are:
John Cornyn and Ted Cruz
Who nominates someone to be a Supreme Court Justice?
The President of the US
Who votes to confirm Supreme Court Justices?
How many Senators are there in total?
How many Representatives are there in the House of Representatives?
Who were the 2 main candidates for President this year?
You need _______________ to win in the electoral college.
When you vote you should take time to learn about each candidate's...
...stance on issues that are important to you.
The Vice President of the USA is the _______________________ of the Senate.
If there is a tie in the Senate, the ____________________________ gets to vote.
President of the Senate
Democrats and Republicans are the two major _____________________ of the United States.