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U.S. History 1 st Quarter Final Exam Review. 2014 G. Nakata. Topics for Final Exam. Qualifications of the branches of government. 3 branches/levels of government. Roles of the President. Presidential Cabinet. Washingtonʻs Farewell Address. The Ideals of Hamilton and Jefferson.

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U s history 1 st quarter final exam review

U.S. History 1st Quarter Final Exam Review

2014

G. Nakata


Topics for final exam
Topics for Final Exam

  • Qualifications of the branches of government.

  • 3 branches/levels of government.

  • Roles of the President.

  • Presidential Cabinet.

  • Washingtonʻs Farewell Address.

  • The Ideals of Hamilton and Jefferson.


Q: Name the 3 branches of government?

A: Executive, Legislative, Judicial


Q: What are the 3 levels of government?

A: National/Federal, State, City/Local


Q: A Presidential candidate must be

at least how old?

A: 35 years old


Q: A Presidential candidate must be

what type of “born” citizen?

A: Natural Born (born in America)


Q: How many years must a Presidential

candidate be a U.S. citizen?

A: 14 years



Q: How many terms can a President

serve?

A: 2 terms (8 years)


Q: What is the role of the Executive

Branch of government?

A: To Enforce or carry out laws.



Q: What is the role of the Legislative

Branch of government?

A: Makes U.S. laws


Q: Name the “two houses” that make up

the Legislative branch.

A: The Senate and the House of

Representatives.


Q: A U.S. representative must at least

how old?

A: 25 years old.


Q: A U.S. representative must be a

U.S. citizen for how long?

A: 7 years.


Q: How long is a term for a U.S.

representative?

A: 2 years.


Q: The number of U.S. Representatives

a state has is based on the states…….?

A: population

( 1 rep per 600,000 people)


Q: What is the name of the position that

is the leader of the House of

Representatives?

A: Speaker of the House


Q: How many U.S. Senators are there in

large populated state of California?

  • A: Two

  • Two Senators per state no matter of

  • population.



Q: How many years does a U.S. Senator

have to be a U.S. citizen?

A: 9 years.



Q: Both the U.S. House of

Representatives and U.S. Senate must

be a resident ______________________?

A: in the state elected in.


Q: How many terms can both the U.S.

House of Representatives and U.S.

Senate be elected to?

A: unlimited.


Q: Who fulfills the role of President of

the Senate?

A: The Vice-President


Q: The Vice President takes over as

President if the President dies or cannot

serve. The Speaker of the House takes

over if the Vice President cannot serve.

What is this called?

A: Presidential Succession


Q: Who has the power to impeach(bring

charges against) the President?

A: The House of Representatives


Q: Who is the “judge and jury” in an

impeachment trial of the President?

A: The Senate


Q: What is the role of the Judicial

branch?

A: Interpret laws


Q: What is the highest court in the

nation?

A: The U.S. Supreme Court


Q: How many Justices are currently on

the U.S. Supreme Court?

A: 9



Q: Breakdown the titles of the 9 U.S.

Supreme Court Justices?

A: 1 Chief Justice, 8 Associate Justices


Q: Who appoints a justice?

A: The President



Q: How long is a U.S. Supreme Court

Justiceʻs term last?

A: A lifetime


Q: Aside from “interpreting the

Constitution,” what are the other two

responsibilities of the U.S. Supreme

Court?

A: “Reviewing Laws” and “Deciding

Cases involving states rights.”



A: Chief Diplomat


A: Chief of State


A: Chief Executive


A: Chief Legislator


A: Commander in Chief


A: Chief of Party




Q: All of the department leaders are

called “Secretaries,” except for the

Department of Justice. What is the head

of this department called?

A: The Attorney General


A: Department of Agriculture


A: Department of State


A: Department of the Treasury


A: Department of Transportation


A: Dept. of Health and Human Services


A: Department of Defense


A: Department of Commerce


A: Department of Homeland Security


A: Department of Education


  • Q: Which department is responsible for

  • creating affordable living in America?

  • Dept. of Labor

  • Dept. of Health and Human Services

  • Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

  • Dept. of Veteran Affairs

A: Dept. of Housing and Urban Development


  • Q: Which department is responsible for

  • the benefits of our veterans once they

  • return home?

  • Dept. of Defense

  • Dept. of Health and Human Services

  • Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

  • Dept. of Veteran Affairs

A: Department of Veteran Affairs


A: Department of Energy


  • Q: Which department is responsible for

  • managing the national parks and federal

  • properties in America?

  • Dept. of the Interior

  • Dept. of Health and Human Services

  • Dept. of Energy

  • Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

A: Department of the Interior


A: Department of Justice


  • Q: Which department is responsible for

  • the safety, non-discrimination,

  • job training, and minimum wage of

  • workers in America?

  • Dept. of Health and Human Services

  • Dept. of Education

  • Dept. of Defense

  • Dept. of Labor

A: Department of Labor



Q: What were the two terms in

Washingtonʻs Farewell Address that he

Said we should have pride in?

A: American and Patriotism


Q: What were two things that

Washington said to steer clear of in

order for America to prosper?

A: Steer clear of Political Parties and

Foreign Affairs(permanent alliances).


Q: What would having political parties

do to America according to Washington?

A: Separate Americaʻs “national union.”


Q: To steer clear of making permanent

alliances with foreign countries, what

stance in war did Washington want

America to take?

A: Neutrality



Q: Who said, “people were motivated by

their passions and self-interest?”

A: Alexander Hamilton


Q: Who was a strongly supported a

powerful federal government?

A: Alexander Hamilton


Q: Who felt that only the elite had the

capability of governing effectively?

A: Alexander Hamilton


Q: Who represented the Federalist party

(Democratic party)?

A: Alexander Hamilton


Q: Who had a “strict” interpretation of

the Constitution?

A: Thomas Jefferson


Q: Who was concerned that the

Constitution gave the President too much

power?

A: Thomas Jefferson


Q: Who supported a strong industrial

nation?

A: Alexander Hamilton


Q: Who thought the “common man”

could make smart decisions if given the

proper information?

A: Thomas Jefferson


Q: Who believed in democracy?

A: Thomas Jefferson


Q: Who envisioned an agricultural

society of small, independent farms?

A: Thomas Jefferson


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