"There are two types of education. One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live..."

--John Adams

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Civics Study Guide for Test on November 18 & 19

Here is the study guide for your Civics Test(s)...The date has been changed to November 18 & 19 (Thursday and Friday)

-How a Bill becomes a Law
-How to amend the Constitution
-All Articles I--VII
-3/5's clause -- Why is it important to the Southern states?
-Qualifications to be in the House of Representatives, Senate, Presidency
-Term length for House of Representatives, Senate, Presidency, Supreme Court
-You will have to choose XII Amendments from the XVI I provide for you...but you don't know which ones I will put on the test...so know the ones we focused on the MOST!
-Which house of Congress benefits the larger/smaller states?
-Powers of the Legislative Branch (Congress), President, & Supreme Court
-Jurisdiction -- What is it, what types are there?
-System of Checks and Balances...

...Happy Studying!!!!