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Who elects the President?
If the President and the Vice President were to die, who would become President?
Who decides the interest rate at which the U.S. government lends money to banks?
What group includes the President, Vice President, and the heads of the most important government departments?
Washington D.C. has one "delegate" in the House of Representatives. Is he or she allowed to vote on legislation?
If a President is impeached, are they removed from power?
Once a President is impeached by the House of Representatives they must be convicted by 2/3rds of the Senate to be removed
Can the President fire a federal judge?
Who owns the debt of the U.S. government?
Foreign governments own about 30% of U.S. Federal Debt
How long is a U.S. Senator's term?
According to the Constitution, how many justices serve on the Supreme Court?
The size of the Supreme Court has varied over time between 6 and 10. FDR tried to "pack" the court, by increasing the size to 15, but Congress didn't approve his plans.
What gives the U.S. government the right to impose a personal income tax?
The 16th Amendment was ratified in 1913
As originally ratified in 1788, who did the Constitution give voting rights to?
The original Constitution left it up to the states
According to the Constitution, what powers does the federal government have?
Who can cast a vote in the Senate only to break a tie?
Can the President legally send troops to fight without an authorization from Congress?
The War Powers Act was passed in 1973, overriding the veto of President Nixon