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Democratic presidential ticket - 1984

Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro

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Constitutional Amendments: 26th

Voting age set to 18years

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Speaker of the House of Representatives - 1995-98

Newt Gingrich

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Republican presidential ticket - 1992

George Bush and Dan Quayle

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"Tail gunner Joe"

Joseph McCarthy

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Chief Justice 1921-30

William Howard Taft

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Constitutional Amendments: 20th

Lame duck amendment (Presidential inauguration day to January 20th)

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Who is on the Fifty cent coin?

JFK

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Who is on the $1000 bill?

Grover Cleveland

10

Who is on the $500 bill?

William McKinley

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Reagan's first Secretary of State ("I'm in Charge here")

Alexander Haig

12

Constitutional Amendments: 25th

Presidential succession and disability

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Constitutional Amendments: 11th

Limits federal judicial powers

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Constitutional Amendments: 24th

Bans poll tax

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George Washington's Secretary of State

Thomas Jefferson

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Chief Justice 1801-35 (4th - longest serving)

John Marshall

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Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of State

William Seward

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Constitutional Amendments: 16th

Allows for federal income tax

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Democratic presidential candidate 1896 - 1900 - 1908

William Jennings Bryan

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First Republican candidate - 1856

John C. Fremont

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Chief Justice 1969-94

Warren Burger

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Eisenhower's Secretary of State

John Foster Dulles

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Chief Justice 1864-73 (presided over Andrew Johnson Impeachment trial)

Salmon P. Chase

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Democratic presidential candidate 1952 and 1956

Adlai Stevenson

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Republican presidential ticket - 1964

Barry Goldwater and William Miller

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Constitutional Amendments: 15th

Race will be no exemption to voting rights

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Independent presidential candidate - 1992 - 1996

Ross Perot

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Secretary of State from Maine - 1889-92

James Blaine

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Constitutional Amendments: 10th

Rights not delegated by constitution are reteained by the people

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Wilson's Secretary of State

William Jennings Bryan

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Last 3rd party presidential candidate to receive electoral votes

George Wallace (1968)

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Who is on the old one dollar coin?

Susan B. Anthony

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Who is on the new one dollar coin?

Sacajawea

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What supreme court justice had been a pro football player?

Whizzer White

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George Washington's Secretary of Treasury

Alexander Hamilton

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Constitutional Amendments: 23rd

Citizens of DC can vote in Presidential elections

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Independent presidential candidate - 1980

John Anderson

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Republican presidential ticket - 1960

Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge

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Presidential candidate 1824 - 1832 - 1844 (different parties)

Henry Clay

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Speaker of the House of Representatives - 1998-

Dennis Hastert

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Constitutional Amendments: 13th

Abolishes slavery

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Location of FBI HQ

Quantico VA

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Opinion passed by the House or Senate

Resolution

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Who is on the two dollar bill?

Thomas Jefferson

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Republican presidential candidate 1944 and 1948

Thomas E. Dewey

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Constitutional Amendments: 12th

Separate electoral ballots for president and vice president

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Democratic presidential ticket - 1980

Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale

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Golden Fleece award giver

William Proxmire

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First Secretary of Defense - 1947

James Forrestall

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Constitutional Amendments: 6th

Right to a speedy trial and to call witnesses

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Democratic presidential ticket - 1968

Hubert Humphrey and Ed Muskie

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Assistant to a party leader

Whip

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George Washington's Attorny General

Edmund Randolph

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Student loand association

"Sallie Mae"

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Who is on the $100 Thousand bill?

Woodrow Wilson

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Constitutional Amendments: 18th

Prohibition

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Constitutional Amendments: 19th

Women's Suffrage

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Constitutional Amendments: 5th

Freedom from double jeopardy - self incrimination; right to due process

59

Democratic presidential ticket - 1988

Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Benstson

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Ditch-digging New York governor (Erie Canal)

De Witt Clinton

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Five-time Social Democrat Presidential candidate

Eugen Debs

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Constitutional Amendments: 21st

Repeal of Prohibition

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Chief Justice 1836-64 (presided over Dred Scott Decision)

Roger Taney

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Governor of Kansas - 1933-37

Alf Landon

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Constitutional Amendments: 8th

Excessive bail prohibited; ban on cruel and unusual punisment

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Kennedy and Johnson's Secretary of State

Dean Rusk

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Constitutional Amendments: 3rd

The governement can not keep troops in homes

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Who is on the $10000 bill?

Salmon P. Chase

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Constitutional Amendments: 7th

Right to a trial by jury

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Chief Justice 1789-95 - First chief justice

John Jay

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George Washington's Secretary of War

Henry Knox (Fort Knox)

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"The Happy Warrior"

Al Smith

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Ford and Nixon's Secretary of State

Henry Kissinger

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Location of CIA HQ

Langley - VA

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Constitutional Amendments: 14th

Rights of citizenship unabridged

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Listing of who's who in Congress

Congressional Directory

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Democratic presidential ticket - 1972

George McGovern and Sargent Shriver

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The "Eggheads" candidate

Adlai Stevenson

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Constitutional Amendments: 1st

Freedom of the press - speech and religion

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Speaker of the House of Representatives - 1977-87

Thomas "Tip" O'Neill Jr.

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Clinton's Secretary of Commerce - killed in plane crash

Ron Brown

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_Saturday Night Live_ producer

Lorne Michaels

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Constitutional Amendments: 9th

Rule of construction (enumeration of rights in constitution does not take away rights retained by people)

84

Chairman of the Federal Reserve - 1987-2005

Alan Greenspan

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What supreme court justice wrote the opinion on Roe v. Wade?

Harry Blackmun

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Reagan's second Secretary of State

George Shultz

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What supreme court justice had the longest term on the court?

William O. Douglas

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Congressional viewing area

The Gallery

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Central U.S. banking authority

The Federal Reserve

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President of the Senate

Vice President

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Chief Justice 1953-69 (presided over Brown vs Board of Education)

Earl Warren

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Person representing U.S. Government in Supremet Court

Solicitor General

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Body that names the U.S. Poet Laureate

Library of Congress

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Kennedy and Johnson's Secretary of Defense - 1961-68

Robert McNamara

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What supreme court justice was The Great Dissenter

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Arizona congressman - 1912-1969 (longest term in Congress)

Carl Hayden

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Intermediary between the government and citizens

Ombudsman

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Power of the government to take private property for public use

Eminent Domain

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Term for congressional seniority

Ranking

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FBI director - 1924-77

J. Edgar Hoover

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Who is on the $5000 bill?

James Madison

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Site of the _U.S. Constitution_ and _Declaration of Independence_

National Archives

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Constitutional Amendments: 17th

Allows for direct election of U.S. senators

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Chester Arthur's Secretary of War

Robert Lincoln (Abe's son)

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Reagan's Secretary of Defense

Caspar Weinberger

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Republican presidential ticket - 1996

Robert Dole and Jack Kemp

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Alf Landon's daughter

Nancy Landon Kassebaum

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"Flamboyant" New York city mayor

Jimmy Walker

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Texas congressman - 1912-61 (also had longest term as Speaker of the House)

Sam Rayburn

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Chief Justice 1930-41

Charles Evans Hughes

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First Republican president - 1860

Abraham Lincoln

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Constitutional Amendments: 2nd

The right to keep and bear arms

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Federal National Mortgage Association

"Fannie Mae"

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Body that decides on whether to impeach

House of Representatives

115

Republican presidential ticket - 1976

Gerald Ford and Robert Dole

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Constitutional Amendments: 4th

Regulation of search and seizure

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Chairman of the Federal Reserve - 1979-87

Paul Volcker

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"Dixiecrats" candidate (elected by write-in vote - 1954)

Strom Thurmond

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Constitutional Amendments: 22nd

Presidential two term limit

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Thomas Eagleton's replacement for V.P. candidate - 1972

Sargent Shriver