Types of Gov.

Documents of the US

The 3 Branches

Who is it?

Documents

Terms

100

This government controls the economy, the military, the energy sources and production, communication and public services...ALL aspects of the peoples lives.

What is Communism?

200

This is when there is NO government, no control, no authority by anyone....

What is anarchy?

300

This government is by the people, for the people and serves the will of the people.

What is a democracy?

400

A King or Queen has total rule of the land and people.

What is a monarchy?

500

The country has a Queen or King but they have no political power at all. 

What is a Constitutional Monarchy?

100

This document listed the reasons we were leaving England and forming our own country. It was our divorce papers sent to King George.

What is the Declaration Of Independence?

200

This document was written and signed in1215. The document was a series of written promises between the king and his subjects. These 63 points address the treatment of the people by the King, provides for specific rights and protections of property and business.

What is the Magna Carta?

300

This document of the US was written in 1787 and provides for the manner in which government is established, responsibilites of the government and the laws of the country. 

What is the Constitution?

400

These are the first 10 Amendments to the Constitution where individual and civil liberties are granted to the citizens of the newly formed US and for the citizens of today. 

What are the Bill of Rights?

500

This was the first attempt of government in the newly formed US after the American Revolution. It gives most authority and power to the states and minimal power to the government of the US. It was replaced by another document in 1787

What are the Articles of Confederation?

100

This branch confirms executive appointments. 

What is the Legislature? (Congress)

200

This branch can declare acts of the Congress unconstitutional.

What is the Supreme Court?

300

This branch can call special sessions of Congress.

What is the Executive? (President)

400

This branch appropriates money.

What is the Legislative branch? (Congress)

500

This branch confirms Executive appointments.

What is the Legislature (Congress)

100

This branch serves for four years in a single term.

What is the Executive (President)?

200

This branch serves two(2) years per term and can serve as many terms  as elected to office.

What is the House of Representatives?

300

This branch serves for life or until one chooses to retire. 

What is the Judicial? (Supreme Court)

400

This Branch serves six (6) years per term and can serve for as many terms as elected.

What is the Senate?

500

This branch can only serve 2 terms (8 years) minimal and 2and1/2 terms (12 years) maximum.

What is the Executive (President)?

100

This  document is the Supreme law of the land. 

What is the Constitution?

200

Each state has 2 representatives in this branch of Congress.-

What is the Senate?

300

The number of representatives in this branch from each state is decided by the populatiion of that state.

What is the House of Representatives?

400

There are this many states in the Unted States?

What is 50?

500

This person is the Chief Executive officer of the US.

Who is the President?

100

The balance of government allows that a branch of government has the ability to check or counter what another branch does. 

What are Checks and Balances?

200

This is when the President refuses to sign a bill into law.

What is veto?

300

This is when Congress can  begin to take the steps to remove the President from office?

What is impeach?

400

This person becomes the President if the President should die or resigns from  office.

Who is the Vice- President?

500

The head of the state government is called this?

What is Governor?

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