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which amendment set the minimum age for voting in a national election

in 1971, the 26th amendment set the legal voting age at 18 for both us federal and state elections.

who has the power to approve the appointment of federal judges
the senate article iii federal judges (us district court, us courts of appeals circuit courts), like the justices of the us supreme court, are appointed by the president of the united states, with the "advice and consent" (approval) of the senate .

the house of representatives has no role in this process.

party delegates from which of these groups attend the national party convention every four years

state!

which branch of the federal government has the power to declare a law unconstitutional

judicial :)

when does the supreme court begin a session

the us supreme court term , which is the proper word for their annual "session," begins the first monday in october and ends the first monday in october of the following year.

the court typically hears oral arguments from october until the end of april, then convenes in may and june only to render opinions on cases. the court rises at the end of june or early july, and reviews petitions for writs certiorari and conducts other business between then and the beginning of the next term.

when hearing oral arguments, the day's session begins at 10:00 am and runs approximately until noon. the justices sometimes hold court in the afternoon, as well.

which amendment to the constitution gives congress the power to levy an income tax

sixteenth amendment

what branch of government is the largest area of federal bureaucracy

executive

states could not use poll taxes to deny a person the right to vote according to which amendment

the 24th amendment stated poll taxes could not be used to deny a person the right to vote.

what are district courts in us territories called

us territorial courts

federal courts that perform the function of us district courts, but that are located in us territories outside the 50 states, the district of columbia and puerto rico are called us territorial courts. these were established as article i tribunals, not article iii courts, like standard us district courts.

examples of the us territorial courts include:

  • us district court for the northern mariana islands
  • us district court for the district of guam
  • us district court for the us virgin islands

the us supreme court has appellate jurisdiction over many cases heard in us territorial courts.
us territorial courts.

if the federal reserve board decides there is a danger of inflation due to excessive speculation of the stock exchanges it may raise the margin requirements

monetary policy

bankruptcy is a legal proceeding that is regulated by the federal government

true

general elections are usually less intense and more positive

false

most candidates do not believe the presidential primaries are the best way to allow the people a choice

false

the case of engel v vitale said a state sponsored prayer was against the constitution

true (:

no person shall be denied the right to vote because of there race according to which amendment

fifteenth amendment

what type of personal property includes all movable wealth which is visible and the value of which can be easily be assessed

tangible

which case approved the separate but equal doctrine

plessy v. ferguson was the case that approved the separate but equal doctrine.

what amendment are women given the right to vote

19th amendment

the house of representatives must approve the appointment of a federal judge.

false

the national chairman of a political party is a volunteer and handles only the planning of the national conventions.

false

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