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1

Qualifications and term limit for representatives

25 yrs old and 7 yr citizen
Unlimited number of 2 yrs

2

Us senate age
And term limit

30 yrs and 9 yr citizen
Unlimited # of 6 yr terms

3

5 powers of the congress

Taxation, commerce, coin money, war, elastic clause

4

Define commerce

The congress can regulate trade between other countries and states

5

Define coin money

Only group that can print money and control its value

6

Elastic clause aka necessary and proper

Allows congress to create any law that it regards as necessary to run the government

7

Qualifications of executive branch

35 and natural born citizen. Serve 4 yr terms, but only 2 terms

8

How are presidents elected

Electoral college

9

The president is the commander in chief of the

Army and navy

10

Since the president can make treaties with other countries, he must have the consent of

2/3 of the senate

11

What are the presidents powers limited by

Senate

12

Once the justices are approved, how long do they serve for

Life

13

In the judicial branch what is their job

Declare laws constitutional or unconstitutional and interpret consitution

14

Does the court hear cases that relate to public servants

Yes

15

If one state sues another state who hears the case

Supreme
Court

16

What is treason

Helping the us enemies by giving them supplies and help

17

Punishment for treason

Death or life in prison

18

The two houses that the congress has

Representatives and senate