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Governing bodies of the United States including the Senate, House of Representatives and the President
Answer Yes. The long distance visitation schedule would be followed. Depending on the age of the child(ren), the court will award based on who is more stable and able to provide for the child. The court will also consider who is more able to execute visitation. The custodial parent will be respon…
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A breaker can trip and still look like it is in the "on" position. However, if the power goes off and then comes back on then there is something wrong in the circuit, not the breaker. Once a breaker trips, it will not reset itself. There are things called thermal overloads that do reset themselves a…
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%DETAILS% Most of the time: Debtor(s) name, social, last known place of residence, last known place of employment, the legal owner's name and info, authority to repossess, the account information (such as the delinquency, acct #, and other pertinent info).phone numbers and references are sometime…
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Isolationism is generally considered to be a nation's foreign policy that has strong limits to comprehensive defense and trade agreements. Such a policy avoids external agreements that may bind a nation to act internationally when it may be better to not do so. The US was a perfect example of isolat…
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You can ask for court approval in any state, but there's no guarantee that it will be approved. If your parents object (and I'm assuming they do or else they would sign for you to marry), it will be extremely difficult to get approval. In NC a pregnancy does not constitute 'special circumstances'.
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After a radical cystectomy, the number one question is reconstruction and what kind one might consider. Some patients are better suited to the ileal conduit reconstruction and others may do better with an orthotopic neobladder. In most, but not all radical cystectomies performed for transitional cel…
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Its political system cannot be easily changed.
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read this! la laThis was to ensure that no branch of government could over power another branch of government and as a way to instill a system of checks and balances. See Democracy based on Aristotle's definition, he created democracy to be all 3 forms of the governments he had seen rise and fall …
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I think the latter view sums up their opinions very well. It has taken the test of centuries for the constitution to be recognized for the great work that it is. Michael Montagne
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The short answer is NO. The Federal System as envisioned by The Framers does not exist today, and the Balloon-Heads in Congress have an unholy alliance with the Supremes to subvert the republic into a Kritarchy. You see, rule by judges insulates the Balloon-Heads of public retribution for the leftis…
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Article [V.] No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be su…
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%DETAILS% Even a complete battery of tests, administered by experienced professionals sometimes fails to identify abusers and their personality disorders. Offenders are uncanny in their ability to deceive their evaluators. They often succeed in transforming therapists and diagnosticians into four…
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Independent Regulatory CommissionsRegulatory Commissions have a special place in the federal bureaucracy. They are independent of the three branches of government. The President appoints the members with Senate approval. Unlike other bureaucrats, these agencies do not report to the executive branch …
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The 15 departments of the US executive branch (the cabinet) are : Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Education Department of Energy Department of Health and Human Services Department of Homeland Security Department of Housing and Urban Develo…
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Define "Properly" Do you mean effectively, or according to the Constitution, or in a way that satisfies most people or in a way that satisfies you? Also define "our" please. From a different responder: I'll assume that you mean the United States Government. The only proper yardstick for determinin…
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Ensures International Peace and Security and responds with peacekeepers, sanctions and resolutions if this is breached.Promotes Democracy and Human RightsImproves the lives of millions world-wide.Acts as a forum for international negotiations.
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That can only be determined by the state statutes pertaining to the issue.
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A constitution provides the basic law of a body politic. The constitution defines the government, describes how it is organized and how the people who make it up are to be chosen and specifies what powers the government can and can not exercise. Additionally, the Constitution of the United States, w…
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Answer In the U.S. Supreme Court, the power of judicial review gives the court the ability to at least pronounce that a law passed by the legislature does not comply with the Constitution. First begun with Marbury v. Madison, (1803) the Supreme Court can invalidate a legislative action purely based …
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In a nutshell. Washington realized the US was in no position to take on Great Britain by supporting the French during the French Revolution. He also did not want to completely abandon the French, by remaining neutral he kept the British from declaring war on the US, and by not siding with Britain he…
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Step 1: How Your Idea Becomes A Bill All legislation starts off as an idea. these ideas can come from anybody and the process begins when either an individual or group persuades a Member of the Legislature to author a bill. The Member then sends the idea and the language for the bill to the Legislat…
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Step 1. A bill is thought up by anyone even the president or congress. Step 2. They present their idea to the staff, and the rough draft is refined into a proposed bill Step 3. The bill is then presented in front of other members of congress Step 4. The bill is then studied. Hearings are held and…
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from bob.job@hotmail.co.UK look at trial sights and sign up for them, start playing for an amateur football team and hope a scout comes along or even better invite them through websites. then, if ur good enough, they will probably come agen or sign you p for that professional clup they represent Bes…
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The purpose of the first amendment is to give United States of America citizens freedom of speech, grant freedom of religon without persecution, allow assembly and petition of the government.
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McCulloch v. Maryland, (1819), was a landmark United States Supreme Court decision. In this case, the state of Maryland attempted to impede operation of a branch of the Second Bank of the United States by imposing a tax on all notes of banks not chartered in Maryland. Though the law, by its languag…
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The first change would be having the electors vote seperately for president and vice-president rather than having the runner up be vice-president. The second would be having the electors chosen by popular vote in each state rather than by the state legislatures. The third, I believe, would be giving…
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The President of the United States (Executive branch) nominates US Supreme Court justices and other federal judges. The Senate must approve the nomination by a simple majority vote (51%) in order for the appointment to be made. If the Senate rejects the nomination, the President must choose someone…
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Depending on your visa, you should have no problem; friends visiting the US from Germany were able to visit Canada for a few days, just got a stamp in their passports. Check to see if Canada requires a visa to visit from your country, maybe with the Consulate or Embassy.
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"they compromised. " Well, they did that, but also, it's apparent in the way that it is written. They believed that government should not sontrol everything that the people did. Therefore we are granted the right to throw off such government when it becomes so bad or powerful that our rights are ta…
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Well, assuming the president is still alive he/she would make a public address, blame it on Al Queda, and proceed to attack a small country with oil and/or other valuable resources for dubious reasons while hailing themselves as heroes. Any first world nation who disagrees with this will be insulted…
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The Watergate Scandal (1972-1974) (or just "Watergate") was an American political scandal and constitutional crisis that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The term 'Watergate' refers to the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. The hotel was the location of the Democratic Party Natio…
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There are 435 people or voting members in the House of Representatives.
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A constitution is a framework of laws and principles that establish the function, nature, offices, powers, and limits of an organization such as giving people equal rights
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Vetoing Bills
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The US Constitution is the highest level of law in the United States. Article VI of the Constitution states the document and the laws of the United States which "shall be made in pursuance thereof..." are the "Supreme Law of the Land." The phrase, "shall be made in pursuance thereof" indicates the …
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When an amendment to the constitution is proposed, it must be passed by both houses of the Congress by a two-thirds majority. Then it goes on to be passed by either the legislatures or conventions in the states, where it must be ratified by 3/4 of them.A second method (never used) is to get 2/3 of t…
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well there is legal and illegal ways..Nobody does it legally, so illegally you drive it across the border where there is nobody looking, and file for a lost title where you are going.. just like Mexican people do.Legally, you have to have EPS testing, taxation and verification of the car's safety th…
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The executive leader of the United States is the President.
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These are entities such as the FCC(Federal Communications Commission) and FAA(Federal Avaition Administration). They are formed and accorded power by Congress to regulate a specific industry. Within the authority granted them by Congress, they have the power to form and enforce their own regulations…
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The House votes by state to decide the winner US Presidential Election If no candidate receives a majority of the Electoral College votes in a US Presidential election, the states' delegations to the House of Representatives select the president. Each state's delegation receives one vote. The Hous…
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James Madison was creator of much of the constitution and the Signers were: The Signers of the U. S. Constitution New Hampshire John Langdon Nicholas Gilman Massachusetts Rufus King Nathaniel Gorham Connecticut Roger Sherman William Samuel Johnson New York Alexander Hamilton New Jersey William …
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Answer Short answer: The treasury estimates 147.6 million ounces of gold are held at Fort Knox. The US government owns it. Both of those answers are controversial. Long answer: In 1933, the US government, on order of President Roosevelt, undertook to confiscate most of the …
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The President nominates new members to the Supreme Court, but the Senate must approve the nomination by a majority vote. This is part of the system of checks and balances that is supposed to prevent abuse of power. Explanation When there is a vacancy on the bench the President (Executive branch) nom…
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Answer Absolutely nothing. There is no constitutional basis for the two-party system, it is just the way politics developed. Many of our founders didn't even what political parties to arise at all.
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Technically its the VICE PRESIDENT (at this time Joe Biden) - however in recent times the Vice President no longer actively undertakes the administerial duties of overseeing the Senate except in special circumstances such as ceremonial duties or where a tied vote is expected (because the Vice Presid…
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The ARMY was created before we became the United States. The Continental Army was founded on June 14, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized enlistment of riflemen to serve the United Colonies for one year. After the war against the British, the Army, Navy, and Marines where all eliminated,…
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Answer Buddhism does not have a particular leader as such. Some sects, such as the Gelugpa, recognize the Dalai Lama as the spiritual leader of their lineage. Sects can recognize certain individuals as reincarnations of significant people in the lineage and therefore show them the respect and a…
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The Preamble The introduction is called the Preamble to the Constitution. Text "We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of libe…
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they got the idea from a French philosopher Baron dé Montésque who said that all governments should be based off of three branches and i think they came up with the idea of checks and balances from their own ideas, they were some of the smartest men this world has ever seen. their constitution has…
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According to the Who Must Register chart at http://www.sss.gov/must.htm immigrants must register with the US Selective Service. There are further details at the above URL
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The correct name is the Supreme Court of the United States, but most people refer to it as the US Supreme Court. Each state has its own Supreme Court, but the US Supreme Court is the end of the line.
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The first type of government in the US was formed in 1775. This is the US Merchant Marine, or the Maritime Administration. They were the ones who had the task of making sure the military groups had supplies to fight the war, and make sure cargo was safely getting across the ocean. Following the si…
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Benjamin Bernanke is the chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve. He was appointed in 2006 by President Bush. Bernanke was preceded by Alan Greenspan.
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The only one that I am aware of that was fairly recent was the rejection of the right of Washington D.C. residents to elect Senators and Representatives. The court upheld the 23rd Amendment which allows D.C. residents to only elect electorals for the electoral college (there's a tongue twister!). …
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It depends on the circumstances. If it is in connection with a Grand Jury, then that is usually not allowed, nor is a Guardian Ad Litem required to participate in certain court proceedings. Federal and state proscecutors and assistants are also exempt. If it concerns a case where the attorney repres…
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Several U.S. presidents had military service in war time and would have killed men in battle, other than that the answer is no. Other Points to consider:President Andrew Jackson, Duel with Charles Dickinson 1806 Andrew Jackson challenged Charles Dickinson, a lawyer, to a duel for having maligned th…
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The Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution means the following: 1. Persons charged with a capital crime have the right to a Grand Jury; 2. As per above, Unless it is a military crime; 3. One cannot be tried twice for the same offense; 4. One does not have to testify against oneself; and 5. Prop…
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It's not advisable to train or spar with a damaged thumb.DON'T BE MR. MACHO CAUSE YOU'LL PAY DEARLY.YOU CAN DAMAGE IT A HELL OF ALOT MORE. EVEN WHEN HEALED IT CAN AFFECT YOU PUNCH FORS YEARS. BELIEVE ME IT AINT WORTH IT. RODHOOK
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VP The vice president.   The succession of the president of the United States is defined by the 25th Amendment and the Presidential Succession Act of 1947 (and subsequent modifications) In short, it provides that the president be succeed in the following order: Vice PresidentSpeaker of the…
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Answer - in a word, YES. The Federal Reserve has frequent internal audits performed by its Office of the Inspector General. There is also a complete audit of the financial statements of the Federal Reserve every year by a private external auditing firm, currently Deloitte. However the Government Acc…
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Workers' Compensation can usually be waived only b7y the owner-opetaor of a business. The system replaces the right to sue an employer for an accident, but applies even if the employee caused the injury by his own geligence. Failure of an employee to provide Workers' Compenasation is often against t…
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The US Constitution assigns authority to the federal (national) government as a whole and to each of the branches of government. Those given to the federal government, in general, are referred to as express(ed) powers. Power is shared in a federal government. According to the US Constitution, cert…
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* Be at least 25 years old. * Be a U.S. citizen for the past 7 years. * Live in the state they represent.
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America has formal diplomatic relations with most nations. The current stand-out countries who are vocally supporting America's actions in September 2013 are United Kingdom, France, Australia, Canada, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Israel, and Turkey.
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it was a document of rights that couldn't be taken away
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The US presidents who graduated from West Point are Ulysses S. Grant and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Of note is Jimmy Carter. He graduated from the US Naval Academy. President Carter was the thirty ninth US president. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1946. He was a Democrat and served as president f…
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Yes, the Constitution can be changed by the amendment process. In any case, yes, constitutions can be changed, especially through amendments, though the process is often slow. It is a slow process which is the way the Framers intended.
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It is a common mistake to think that the president of the US can declare war. This is incorrect. According to the U.S. Constitution, only Congress has the power to declare war on another sovereign nation. According to Article I , Section 8: "The Congress shall have Power ... To declare War, grant…
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No, the legal age of majority with the exception of four states is 18. In Alabama and Nebraska it is 19, in Mississippi and Pennsylvania it is 21. ---side note--- if you're wondering about dating, in Kentucky the age of consent is 16- it means that with the parent's permission a 18 year old can d…
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Yet Another Answer: The California state curriculum framework. "acknowledges the importance of religion in human history. When studying world history, students must become familiar with the basic ideas of the major religions and the ethical traditions of each time and place. Students are expected to…
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My first impulse is to say: Take it to a qualified and certified automobile air conditoning repair person. I know that's kind of hard to swollow, but, R-12 is very much regulated by the EPA. The existing charge must be recovered (totally removed) with specialized equipment, the system must be purged…
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Maybe you should consider why your 18 year old wont leave home. Have they always been very attached to their home or parents? I would suggest seing a family therepist to talk some of these things out, they may be able to help your 18 year old see that they need to branch off and leave home. If they …
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'Free Government Grants': Don't Take Them For Grant-ed "Because you pay your income taxes on time, you have been awarded a free $12,500 government grant! To get your grant, simply give us your checking account information, and we will direct-deposit the grant into your bank account!" Sometimes, …
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there is no terror.. The girls are hotter We have free healthcare! Free hospital choice Smoking is banned in all places that serve food or drinks for consumption, such as restaurants, cafés, discos, bars and pubs. The main purpose of the legislation is to protect employees, as well as gue…
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Answer The sky is the limit. Depending on where you live and the range of salary there. I live in Southern California. A starting wage could be from $10.00 per hr. and up. Eventually you will be promoted within the company or you can make your way up to be an Executive Secretary making up to $6…
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It's like the introduction to a book or the "Purpose" section of a company document. The preamble tells you the who, why and what that the following details will explain."We the people of the United States"... This part tells who is involved."in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice,…
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Answer border patrol use hummers because the government has a contract to buy them. They are not the same glitzy hummers you see on the roads-they are very basic and have no creature comforts.
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The middle classes were still there during the Great Depression. Any suggestion that everyone was reduced to grinding poverty is inaccurate. The difference during the Depression was that employment was very much lower, so that the number of "middle class" individuals decreased as a percentage of th…
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The Constitution is the document that created the present government of the United States. It was written in 1787 and went into effect in 1789. It establishes the three branches of the U.S. government, which are The executive branch (headed by the president), The legislative branch (the Congress), a…
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The President of the United States nominates judges for the Supreme Court "by and with the advice and consent of the Senate" (Article 2 of the Constitution).
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In what country? In the United States, only Congress may declare war.
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The US Supreme Court is the highest court in the US. Each state has its own Supreme Court, but the US Supreme Court is the end of the line.
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Article III of the US Constitution addresses the Judicial Branch. Article III Section 1. The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and infe…
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Answer The Presidential Succession Law of 1947 provides for the possiblity of simultaneous disability of both the president and vice president. In order for these individuals to assume the presidency, they must also meet all the legal requirements to serve as president. 1. Vice President of th…
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Traditionally, the answer is "The Cabinet", the group of the heads of certain major departments, known as secretaries, of the Executive Office (15 currently, though subject to change via legislation), plus the Vice President. The secretaries of State,Treasury and the Attorney General still play impo…
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The purpose was to guide others in life.The purpose of the preamble is to give a introduction to the us constitution.
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Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
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Pennsylvania had the most signatories (8). And the state with the fewest signers? New York, with a mere 1.
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The executive branch of Government makes sure that the laws of the United States are obeyed. The President of the United States is the head of the executive branch of government. This branch is very large so the President gets help from the Vice President, department heads (Cabinet members), and hea…
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to bring all nations of the world together to work for peace and development.
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Although it is not neccerssarily or explicitly put this way in text books the seperationof powers I feel is separating the citizens of this country from the decision making process of the elite.Who control the power. The term checks and balances could possible refer to the ability of the elite to ch…
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• Bill of Rights• Expressed powers• Specific prohibitions (e.g., ex post facto laws, bills of attainder)• Separation of powers• Checks and balances• Federalism• Bicameralismfrom collegeboard 2009 answer guildline
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Answer Representative of Colorado
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Delaware was the first to ratify the constitution on December 7, 1787. Delaware.
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It is a small piece of the CONSTITUTION that states the most important part of it. It shows us our rights (etc.) PREAMBLE We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God in order to build a just and humane society and establish a government that shall embody our ideals and a…
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22nd Amendment The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution limits the number of times a person may be elected President to two, provided that person has not held the office of president or acted as president for more than two years. In the case of someone who has held the office…
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