Questions

Although there may be other correct answers, you have to choose one of the given.

41. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?

  • to print money
  • to declare war
  • to create an army
  • to make treaties

42. Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?

  • provide schooling and education
  • provide protection (police)
  • provide safety (fire departments)
  • give a driver’s license
  • approve zoning and land use

45. What are the two major political parties in the United States?

  • Democratic and Republican

46. What is the political party of the President now?

  • Republican Party

47. What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?

  • Paul Ryan

48. There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.

  • Citizens eighteen (18) and older can vote.
  • You don’t have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
  • Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote.)
  • A male citizen of any race can vote.

49. What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?

  • serve on a jury
  • vote in a federal election

50. Name one right only for United States citizens.

  • vote in a federal election
  • run for federal office