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QUESTION 1

Your uncle just celebrated his 30th birthday. Can he run for the House of Representatives?



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QUESTION 2

A candidate you strongly support was just elected senator. How many years must pass until this candidate can be reelected?



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QUESTION 3

The media are reporting a raise in federal income tax for the coming year. Where did the proposal for this new tax originate?



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QUESTION 4

Troops from a foreign country have invaded Oregon. Which branch of government has the power to declare war against this aggressor?



Previous Answer: Article 1 Section 2, Yes

QUESTION 5

The United States and Another county recently agreed to a treaty on arms reductions. Who has the power to make such a treaty with a foreign country?



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QUESTION 6

The president appointed a new ambassador to Haiti. Who must approve this appointment before it can take effect?



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QUESTION 7

A Supreme Court justice has announced her retirement. Who has the power to nominate a replacement?



Previous Card Answer: Article 1 Section 3, for 6 years

QUESTION 8

The presidential candidate you favor has been called the “youngest person ever to run for president.” How old must this candidate be to qualify for the Presidency?



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QUESTION 9

You are disappointed the morning after Election Day to discover that the new President was not who you voted for. In how many years can you vote again?



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QUESTION 10

If a vice president were to commit a federal offense, who has the power to impeach him or her? Who has the power to try the impeached official?



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QUESTION 11

Who has the power to regulate trade between states?



Previous Card Answer: Article 2 Section 1, for 4 years

QUESTION 12

What is the Vice President’s only constitutional duty?



Previous Card Answer: Article 1 Section 7, The House of Representatives

QUESTION 13

An argument has risen between two states. Who has the power to settle this dispute?



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QUESTION 14

After law school, your hope is to someday serve on the Supreme Court. How long would your term of service be?



Previous Card Answer: Article 3 Section 3, NO

QUESTION 15

In the 2000 Presidential Election, George Bush won by only 5 Electoral votes. Who appointed the Electors who cast the votes?



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QUESTION 16

Who is the commander in chief of the U.S. military forces?



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QUESTION 17

A law in your state was recently passed that contradicts a previous law passed by Congress. Which Law does the Constitution say is valid?



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QUESTION 18

A state’s governor recently denounced the U.S. government publicly during a speech. Can this governor be tried for treason?



Previous Card Answer: Article 2 Section 1, has to be at least 35 years old

QUESTION 19

There has been talk of a new amendment allowing foreign-born citizens to run for president. Who would have the power to propose this amendment?



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QUESTION 20

Who has the power to approve or veto legislation?



Answer Key for Constitutional Scavenger hunt

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Article

Section

Answer

Constitutional Key Words

What # the answer can be found

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Yes

“no person shall be a representative who shall not have attained to the age of twenty five years”

5

2

1

3

6 years

“The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two senators from each state… for six years”

8

3

1

7

The house of representatives

“All Bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives”

13

4

1

8

Congress can declare war

The Congress shall have the power… to declare war”

17

5

2

2

The president, with the approval of the senate

“He shall have power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties”

9

6

2

2

The senate

“He shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint ambassadors”

14

7

2

2

The president can nominate them

“He shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint… Judges of the Supreme Court”

1

8

2

1

35 years old

“…attained to the age of 35 years”

19

9

2

1

4 years

“He shall hold his office during the Term of four years”

12

10

1

2 & 3

The house of representatives can impeach and the senate puts them on trial

“The House of Representatives… shall have sole power of Impeachment”

“The Senate shall have sole power to try all impeachments”



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11

1

8

Congress regulates trade

“The Congress shall have power… to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states

20

12

1

3

The president of the Senate

“The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided”

18

13

3

2

Federal Courts

“The judicial power shall extend to all cases… arising under this constitution… to controversies between two or more states”

10

14

3

1

For life

“the judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior”

7

15

2

1

The States appoint electors

“Each state shall appoint… a number of electors”

11

16

2

2

The president is commander in chief

“The President shall be commander in Chief of the army and navy of the United States”

6

17

6




The congressional law

this Constitution, and the laws of the United States shall be the supreme law of the land”

3

18

3

3

NO

Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort”

15

19

5




Congress proposes amendments

“The congress, whenever two-thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this constitution”

4

20

1

7

The president can veto legislation

every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it becomes a law be presented to the President of the United Sates; if he approve, he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it”

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