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Who wants to be a Zillionaire?!. How to play. The contestants will be shown a situation. They must hold up the sign for which branch of government they think has the power. They must say what branch They must say why the branch has that power. How to play. Remember:

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how to play
How to play
  • The contestants will be shown a situation.
  • They must hold up the sign for which branch of government they think has the power.
  • They must say what branch
  • They must say why the branch has that power
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How to play

Remember:

  • Bring up your Constitution packet
  • Bring up your Separation of Powers Sheet
  • LOOK FOR CLUE WORDS!!!!!!!!!
  • If your team gets an answer right, you go up a level
  • If your team gets an answer wrong you stay at the same level
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Lifelines
  • Call a friend
  • Pull the audience
  • Get a clue
practice question
Practice Question
  • A bill banning cigarette smoking needs to be written.
practice answer
Practice Answer
  • Who?
    • Legislative Branch!
  • Why?
    • That branch makes laws!
  • Clue words?
    • A bill banning cigarette smoking needs to be written.
question
Question
  • Someone does not like the cigarette bill and vetoes it.
answer
Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • Enforces the law
  • Refuses to enforce it—this is called a veto.
question1
Question
  • This branch overrides the veto and passes the cigarette bill.
answer1
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Makes the Laws
  • And passes the law
question2
Question
  • The cigarette smoking bill is declared “unconstitutional.”
answer2
Answer
  • Judicial Branch
  • Decides how the law applies or what law means
  • Decides or “unconstitutional”
question3
Question
  • War is declared on Canada.
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Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to declare war
  • Declares war
question4
Question
  • Approves the appointment of Mr. Kelly as ambassador to Spain
answer4
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Approves appointments
  • Approves (this make it law)
question5
Question
  • Appoints Mr. Kelly as Supreme Court Judge.
answer5
Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • Power to appoint government officials
  • Appoints – chooses or nominates
question6
Question
  • Taxes all History students $10 for having shirts untucked.
answer6
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to raise taxes
  • Taxes
question7
Question
  • Prints $100 and gives it to Mr. Kelly (sweet deal).
answer7
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to make/print/coin money
  • Prints $100
question8
Question
  • Serves as President of the Senate.
answer8
Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • Vice President serves as President of the Senate
  • President
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Daily Double-Step

  • Gives money to the military.
answer9
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Possible answers:
    • Power to spend $$
    • Power to tax
    • Power to raise National Guard
    • Power to fund Navy
    • Power to fund Army
    • Provide for a common defense
  • Money to military
question9
Question
  • Presents the State of the Union address (speech).
answer10
Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • President must give a State of the Union Address to Congress every year.
  • State of the Union Address
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Question
  • Controls and advises the military.
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Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • President is Commander-in-Chief of military
  • Controls military
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Question
  • Controls trade between United States and Mexico.
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Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to control commerce or trade
  • Controls trade
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Question
  • Which branches DO NOT have the following power?
  • Veto Bills
answer13
Answer
  • Judicial/Legislative Branches
  • Only the President has the ability to veto or reject a law that has just been passed by Congress.
question13
Question
  • Which branches DO NOT have the following power?
  • Declare laws “unconstitutional”
answer14
Answer
  • Legislative/Executive Branches
  • Only the Supreme Court gets to decide what the U.S. Constitution actually means.
  • It can declare a law “unconstitutional” if it does not fit into what the Constitution says is legal.
question14
Question
  • Which branches DO NOT have the following power?
  • Declare War
answer15
Answer
  • Executive/Judicial Branch
  • Only Congress can declare war. The President has the power to run the war.
question15
Question
  • Which branches DO NOT have the following power?
  • Appoint judges and ambassadors
answer16
Answer
  • Legislative/Judicial Branches
  • Only the President can appoint or nominate government officials.
question16
Question
  • Which branches DO NOT have the following power?
  • Approve the appointments of judges and ambassadors
answer17
Answer
  • Executive/Judicial Branches
  • Only Congress can approve the appointment of government officials.
  • Just like the President can accept or veto laws from Congress, Congress can accept or reject people the President want to work in the government.
question17
Question
  • Raise taxes
answer18
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to raise taxes
question18
Question
  • Veto Bills
answer19
Answer
  • Executive Branch
  • President’s power to veto bills
question19
Question
  • Decide whether law is constitutional or not
answer20
Answer
  • Judicial Branch
question20
Question
  • Prints money
answer21
Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Power to print/coin/make $$
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Question
  • Override a veto
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Answer
  • Legislative Branch
  • Congress can override a presidential veto if two-thirds (66%) of the Senate and House of Representatives vote to override.
  • That is hard to get that high of a vote!