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1

What powers are granted to the Congress in article I section I

all legslitalive powers

2

what are the two houses of congress and the term of office of their members

Senate- 6yrs
House- 2 yrs

3

what is the minimum age of a member of the house

25

4

how many years must they be a citizen of the us (house)

7

5

where must he resided when elected (house)

the he has chosen to be elected in

6

what is house salary today

174,000

7

how many representatives does a state have in the house

one per 30,000

8

what is total number of representatives in the house today

435

9

how many reps does the stave of Ky have

6

10

what is the name of the rep from your distict

john yarmuth

11

what is the title of the leader of the house

speaker of the house

12

who holds that position todat

John Boehner

13

what is the sole power the house holds

to bring articles of impeachment

14

what is minimum age for senate

30

15

how man years must they be a citizen (senate)

9

16

where must senate reside when elected

the state he has chosen to be elected in

17

what is states salary today

174,000

18

How many senators is each state allowed

2

19

name the 2 senators from ky

mitch mcconell
rand paul

20

What fraction of the total senate is elected every 2 years

1/3

21

who is the president of the senate

vice pres

22

when is president of senate allowed to vote

when a senate vote is tied

23

who holds president of senate today

Joe Biden

24

What is the name of the position that serves as president of the senate, when its president is absent

President Pro Tempore

25

What is the role of the senate when the president of the us is impeached

try

26

How often must the congress assemble

once every year

27

what is stated in section 5-3

each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in their Judgemnt require society (congressional record)

28

What are the three things that members of congress can be arrested for while congress in in session

treason, felony, breach of the peace

29

where do revenue bills originate

house of reps

30

If the press vetos a bill, where and how does he send it

back to where it came from, with his objections onit

31

what fraction of the house of reps and the senate, in order to override a presidential veto

2/3

32

How many days does the pres have to sign a bill before it becomes a law without his singature

10 day

33

8-1

ability to tax

34

8-2

to borrow money on the credit of the us

35

8-3

to regulate commerce with foreign nations

36

8-4

establish a uniform Rule of Naturalization, and inform laws of bankruptcy

37

8-7

establish post offices and post roads

38

8-9

constitute tribunals, inferiors to the federal supreme court

39

8-11

declare war

40

8-18

to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for caring into execution to the foreigning powers, and all other powers vested by this constitution in the government or the us, or in any department or officer thereof

41

9-2

the priveldge pf the writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended

42

what is the length of the terms of the president and the vice pres

4 yrs

43

what is the number of electors that a state has for the election of the president

equal to the whole # of senators and representatives

44

How many electors does Ky have at this present time

8

45

what must be the citizen status of the pres

Natural born, citizen, or a citizen

46

what is the minimum age for a person to be elected president

35

47

how many years must that person resident within the us

15

48

what is pres salary

400K

49

what is vice pres salary

230,700

50

who becomes president, if the president is removed from office

vice president

51

who is the current vice president

Joe Biden

52

What is the President's position with the armed forces

Commander in Chief

53

What two responsibilities are listed here

power to make the treaties
He shall appoint ambassadors

54

What shall the president do from time to time for the congress

he shall give the congress information of the state of the union

55

What may the president be impeached for

treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdameanors

56

in what is the judicial power of the United States vested

it shall be vested in one supreme court, and in such inferior courts

57

how long is the term of office of the justices

as long as they want, if they have good behavior

58

What is the process to propose and pass an amendment to the constitution

1. propose to the constitution, if 2/3 of both houses deem it necessary
2. call a convention for proposing amedments, if the applicators or the legislates of 2/3 several states
3. By conventions in 3/4, if one or the other mode of ratification may be proposed by congress

59

what is the authority of the constitution of the US

the constitution has the authority of making every treaty the call of the land, and the judges in every state shall be bound