Hey Gang! The government test will now be on Day 3 of next week....This test will be the FIRST test grade of Trimester 2 because I am unable to get them graded quickly enough for Trimester 1...
Block 1 and 3 -- Wednesday Nov. 16
Block 6 and 7 -- Thursday, Nov. 17
Below is the study guide and video podcasts for you ... Huzzah!
-How a bill becomes a Law
-How to pass an Amendment
-Qualifications to be in the House of Representatives, Senate, President
-Term lengths for the House of Reps, Senate, Supreme Court, President
-Powers of Congress
-Powers of the President
-Powers denied to the States
-What is Habeas Corpus and Ex Post Facto
-Who has the power to impeach the president
-How many votes are in the Electoral College
-How many votes do you need to win the Electoral College
-How many people are in the House of Reps, Senate, and Supreme Court
-What is a republic
-Which house of Congress benefits the larger states in population
-Which house of Congress benefits the smaller states in population
-Why is it so important that presidents choose their Supreme Court justices "wisely"
-ALL TEN Bill of Rights
-Amendments: XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV, XXVI
Video Podcasts that will help BIG TIME!!!