10 класс "Political System of the USA"

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The United States of America is …1… consisting of 50 states. Each state has its own government. In some ways the United States is like 50 …2….

The government of the USA act according to …3…. The document was written in 1787 and since that time twenty six Amendments have been added. The first ten Amendments were simply rights or the Bill of rights.

The Constitution proclaims a federal system of government which keeps both …4… power from getting too much power. It means that the federal government is given certain powers, for example, to make peace or war, to issue money and to regulate the trade and so on.

The federal power is located in ….5… It is based on legislative, executive and juridical branches of power.

The legislative power is representedby …6…, which consists of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives, There are …7… in the House of Representatives and …8… in Congress. Each state elects two members for the Senate.

The executive branch is headed by the President who is assisted by the Vice President. …9…enforces federal laws, serves as commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. The President can veto a bill unless Congress by a two-thirds vote shall overrule him. …10…, elected from the same political party as the President, acts as chairman of the Senate, and in the event of the death of the President, assumes the Presidency. The Cabinet is made up of Department Secretaries.

The judicial branch is …11… of Federal District Courts, 11 Federal Courts and the Supreme Court. Federal judges are appointed by the President for life.

  • A. the Constitution
  • B. the states and the federal
  • C. made up
  • D. The Vice President
  • E. the head of the federal government
  • F. Washington, D.C.
  • G. a federal republic
  • H. Congress
  • I. 435 members
  • J. small countries
  • K. 100 senators
  • L. The President
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