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• The legislative branch of government is
      _________
  responsible for making the laws.
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• The _________ branch of government is
        judicial
  responsible for reviewing the laws to make
  sure that they don’t violate the Constitution.
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• The _________ branch of government is
      executive
  responsible for enforcing or carrying out the
  laws.
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• To become President, a person must be
    35
  _____ years old.
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• To become President, a person must have
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  lived in the United States for ____ years.
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• To become President, a person must be a
  ______ of the United States.
• A. representative
• B. citizen
• C. legislator
• D. immigrant
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• True or False: In order to run for President,
  you have to be male.


        False – Both men and
         women can run for
              President.
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• A person running for President is called a
   candidate
  ___________.
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• The President is not elected by how many
  votes he gets from the American people, but
  by how many votes he gets from the
   Electoral College
  ________________.
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• A President’s term is ______ years long. He
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  can serve no more than ______terms.
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• One of the President’s duties is to appoint
  justices to serve on the
        Supreme Court
  _____________________.
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• The President’s group of advisors is called
           cabinet
  his ___________________.
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• True or False – One a President vetoes a
  bill, it can never become a law.


        False – Congress can
        still pass it with a 2/3
                 vote.
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• What are some of the President’s powers
  and duties?
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• What do you call a change to the
  Constitution?


             Amendment
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• What do you call the first 10 changes to the
  Constitution?


           The Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights

• Think about the type of government we had
  before we got our independence.
• Why did we fight so hard to get rid of it, so
  that we could be independent?
The Bill of Rights

• When the Constitution was
  ratified in 1789, many people
  were concerned that it did not
  protect certain freedoms.
• They thought that the
  Constitution should be
  changed, or amended to
  protect these freedoms.
The Bill of Rights

• On December 15, 1791, the first ten
  amendments to the Constitution were added.
• Some of the rights guaranteed by the Bill of
  Rights include…
Amendment #1

• Freedom of: Religion
  • The government cannot tell us what religion
    we have to belong to.
  • People can follow whatever religion they
    want.
Amendment #1

• Freedom of: Speech
  • People can say what they want without getting in
    trouble with the government.
  • They can speak their opinion or protest.
Amendment #1

• Freedom of: Press
  • News organizations have the right to print the
    news and what is happening without the
    government telling them what to do.
  • This also applies to TV news, magazines, and
    other media.
Amendment #1

• Right to Assembly
  • People can gather together in groups for
    meetings.
Amendment #2

• Right to Bear Arms
  • People have the right to own guns for protection.
  • This is meant for people to be able to protect
    and defend themselves.
Amendment #3

• Protection from Quartering Troops
  • We don’t have to let soldiers stay in our homes.
Amendment #4

• Protection from unreasonable search and
  seizure.
  • The police or government cannot enter our
    homes and search them or take our stuff for no
    reason.
Amendment #5

• Due Process, Double Jeopardy, Self-
  Incrimination
  • A person cannot be tried twice for the same
    crime.
  • A person does not have to testify against
    himself.
Amendment #6

• Right to Trial by Jury
  • A person accused of a crime has the right to go
    to trial.
Amendment #10

• Powers for the States
  • Gives powers not designated in the Constitution
    to the states.
More Amendments

• Since the Constitution was ratified, it has
  been amended 27 times.
Amendment #13

• Slavery was abolished (made illegal).
Amendment #15

• A person’s right to vote cannot be based on
  the color of his skin.
Amendment #19

• Women received the right to vote.
Amendment #22

• A President can serve no more than 2 terms.
Amendment #26

• In order to vote, a person must be 18 years
  old.
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