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					Structure and   Structure and   Structure and   Structure and      The
 Function of     Function of     Function of     Function of    Presidents
Government      Government      Government      Government



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 Political values being
passed down to the next
       generation
  Political
socialization
In a presidential election,
 what influences voters the
           most?
Partisan identification
 (Political parties –
 who is Republican,
  who is Democrat)
Our public policy here
 in the U.S. is very
   diverse…that is
     because of…?
Federalism
  What clause in the First
Amendment prohibits the
establishment of state-run
         churches?
The   establishment
        clause
  The Declaration of
Independence says that
 the government gets
    its power from…
 The
people
A system of government that is
divided between the state and
      national government
A Federal system
    The Presidency
- What are some of the
     requirements?

- Who elects The Pres?

- How many times they be
        elected?
      -35 years old
- Live in the U.S. for 14
          years

 -The Electoral College
     elects the Pres

- Two terms of office only
What protects you
   from self-
 incrimination?
(something you do that
suggests you are guilty
  especially in court)
       Writ of Habeaus Corpus –
The right that: if you have been wrongly imprisoned, you
can ask the court to try your case again, with proof, to see
                    if you can be released
    DAILY DOUBLE

 What gives the government
   the right to purchase
private property and use it
for the public? (like widening a road
              to 4 lanes…)
Eminent Domain
The President can appoint
Supreme Court and Federal
       judges, but…
the Senate has to approve
them…this is an example of
           what?
Checks and Balances
So, you want to vote
       in WI?
    You have to…
       - 18 yrs old
- A resident for at least
          30 days
   - Registered to vote
Ex Post Facto law…what is
           it?
You cannot be charged
for something that was
  legal when you did
it…even though it was
made illegal after you
        did it…
What are the first ten
   amendments in our
 Constitution called?


And, what is guaranteed
in the First Amendment?
  The Bill of Rights



1st Amendment: You have the
   right to practice any
     religion you want
Powers that only state
 governments have are
       called…
Reserved Powers
Marbury v. Madison   -
   what did it do?
Gave the Supreme Court
     the power of
 Judicial Review (they get
to decide if a law is unconstitutional)
Dividing our government into three branches is called....
Separation of Powers
In order for a bill to become a law, who
              needs to sign?
The Senate, the House of Representatives,
            and the President
                don’t
Let’s say…Hillary or Guiliani

 get the majority of
the Electoral College
 votes…who decides?
The House of Representatives
  What can the WI
Governor do that the
  President can’t?
Line Veto




That means, veto individual things on a bill
   Are the WI court
system and the Federal
court system the same?
Yup!
       DAILY DOUBLE
If you are born in the
   U.S., you are a
citizen          (which isn’t necessarily true for every country


     …how do you know
in the world…)


        this?
The 14th Amendment
Which President served
    the longest as
 President? (elected
   the most times)
        Roosevelt




A Cool President – probably why he
    was elected so many times
    How was Thomas
Jefferson connected to
  the Declaration of
    Independence?
Main author



           He’s probably thinking,
   “Why do I always have to do the writing??”
This person was a big
     influence on
establishing the power
 of the Supreme Court
Chief Justice Marshall
First President to be
      impeached
President Andrew
    Johnson



                He looks kind of angry,
                       doesn’t he?
                  Must have taken this
           picture during the impeachment…
             Probably wasn’t too happy…
Who said, “Government is a
     social contract!”
John Locke




       Kind of an odd
     looking character,
          isn’t he?

				
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