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The United States Congress is made up of two parts- the House of Representatives and the Senate. What does Congress do?
Make sure laws are being followed.
Judge the laws and say whether or not they are Constitutional.
Create laws and send them to the president to be approved.
Checks and balances is a system that is in place to make sure no branch or individual is too powerful. An example of this is
Congress makes laws.
The Supreme Court has 9 judges.
The Supreme Court looks over laws.
What are the first ten changes (amendments) to the Constitution is called?
the Articles of Confederation
the Declaration of Independence
the Bill of Rights
The United States has a government in which the people have the power to make decisions by voting and petitioning the government. Which form of government is this?
The Constitution is a document that gives the laws for our country and tells how government will be set up.
The highest level of government is the Federal Government. If the Federal Government makes a law, then all citizens living in the U.S. have to follow that law.
The Missouri government created a new law, who has to follow this new law.
Everyone living in the United States.
Only citizens who live in Missouri.
Citizens living in Missouri and Illinois.
Anyone in Missouri- people who live in Missouri and people who are visiting Missouri.
Which level of government would be in charge of taking care of Crestwood Park.
The Federal Government
The State Government
The Local Government
Select all the ways the Constitution gives power to the people.
Citizens 18 and older can vote for the people running for government.
Citizens can write a petition to the government.
Citizens can write their own laws.
The first 10 amendments (changes) in the Constitution were added to take away the rights of the people.
According to the Constitution, where does the government get its power?
From the King
From the Supreme Court
From the people