Happy Constitution Day!
- It's the Law: Government Agencies, Schools and Universities Mark Constitution Day is a September 17, 2010 article explaining how various universities commemorate the United States Constitution.
March 4, 1789is when the United States Constitution became the supreme law of the land.
- Answer these questions with a short phrase or sentence.
- How many Articles make up the Constitution?
- What is the current total number of United States Senators?
- How many years makes one term for a United States Representative?
- Who is in charge of the executive branch?
- What is the minimum age for a person to get elected to the House of Representatives?
- What is the minimum age to become President of the United States?
- What is the minimum age to become a United States Senator?
- What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
- How many Sections are in Article I of the Constitution?
- All legislative powers granted by the Constitution are vested in a ______________________________.
- What are the two houses of the Congress of the United States?
- Which house of Congress can write bills raising revenue?
- Who is the President of the Senate?
- What are the three branches that make up the government of the United States?
- Which Amendment outlawed slavery in the United States? In what year?
- How many States had to ratify the Constitution before it could become the law of the United States?
- Which Article makes the Constitution the "supreme law of the land"?
- Which Article deals with relations among the States?
- Which Article created the Supreme Court?
- Which Article created the office of President of the United States?
- Which Article created the Legislative branch?
- How many Senators are there currently in America?
- How many days (Sundays excepted) does the President have to return a bill to Congress?
- What are the first ten Amendments called?
- What is the current total number of Amendments?
- List the rights protected by Amendment One.
- Which Amendment was repealed on December 5, 1933?
- On what day, month, and year was the Constitution signed?
- Which Amendments expanded suffrage?
- Who has the power to create a government?
- Write this question on the back of the Answer Sheet:
Why does learning about the Constitution matter to me?
- Answers should reflect thoughts a student has about future responsibilities, goals, and further pursuits of happiness.
How does a bill become a law?
While watching "I'm Just a Bill," write a response about how a bill becomes a law.
Include ALL of these terms in the response:
Judicial (not in the cartoon)
House of Representatives
President of the United States