Civics Final

Civics Final

Term Definition
22nd Amendment No more than 2 terms for each president
Caucuses First in presidential campaign (Iowa Caucus)
Chief Diplomat Negotiate treaties with foreign leaders
Chief Executive Enforcing laws that congress has passed
Chief Legislator Make recommendations for type of laws.
Chief of State President will act as rep. when foreign leaders visit.
Commander in Chief Final authority over armies
Date of Declaration signing July 4th, 1776
Electoral College 270 needed for president
Federal supreme court court of the land, highest court
General Assembly P.A. state government
impeachment when a president is convicted of an illegal offense
Polling Place Place where you go to vote
President Qualifications 35 years old, must be native born, resident of US for at least 14 years.
Purpose of the Constitution Establish a government
Purpose of the declaration of independence Break away from great Britain
Voting regulations 18 years old
Writer of the declaration Thomas Jefferson
Line of Succession Line of people to step in as president if the president is unable to fulfill his duties.
Limited Government Government only has as much power as the people give it.
City where Declaration of Independence was signed Philadelphia
14th Amendment Protection and equal rights of former slaves
15th Amendment Grants the right to vote to former slaves

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