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The Constitution: A More Perfect Union - Quiz 3

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Giving Advice on Constitutional Issues
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How many amendments have been made to the Constitution? Enter a numeric answer.
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Dilemma 7 A member of Congress is asked by the president to become secretary of defense. Her comment is “Cool. Now I can be both a congresswoman and cabinet member. I’ll have so much power and make a ton of money.” Can she hold both positions simultaneously? Answer Yes or No
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Who has the power to declare war? The ______
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Who has the sole power to try (bring to trial) all impeachments? The ______
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How many members of Congress are there? Enter a nuemeric answer
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Who has the poser to make treaties with foreign countries? The _______
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Who must approve any treaties that are made with foreign countries? The ______
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Dilemma 4 You have a neighbor who was born and raised in Austria. She moved to the United States five years ago. She loves politics and wants to hold any office—president, senator, member of the House of Representatives—she doesn’t care which. Can she? Answer Yes or No
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Dilemma 3 A certain congressman is tired of living in Washington, D.C. He wants to move back to his home state and run his ranch full-time. He proposes that Congress not meet at all this year. Is his proposal constitutional? Answer Yes or No
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What is the length of a term of office for the president of the United States? ______ year terms. Enter a numeric answer.
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Who must approve judges, cabinet members, and ambassadors that the president appoints to government positions? The _______
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How old must a person be to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives? ________ years old. Enter a numeric answer
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Dilemma 1 Your client wants to become president of the United States in 2016. He is now 34, and his birthday is on January 16. Can he serve? Answer Yes or No
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What fraction of states must approve an amendment to the Constitution? Enter a numeric fraction.
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