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Laws Vs. Executive Orders (Grade 6)

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Laws Vs. Executive Orders

Laws are created by                       . Executive orders are issued by                                 .
Both laws passed by the legislature and executive orders are subject to judicial review by the courts to determine if they are constitutional.
  1. True
  2. False
The power of the president to issue orders about how to enforce laws comes from which part of the Constitution?

William Henry Harrison was the only president not to issue an executive order.
  1. True
  2. False
Most executive orders detail how to carry out the operations of federal agencies under the executive branch.
  1. True
  2. False
Which of the following is not true about executive orders?
  1. An executive order supersedes existing law.
  2. Congress can pass laws that revoke the executive order.
  3. Executive orders only apply to federal employees.
  4. Executive orders must be based on a law or the Constitution.
The Supreme Court is the only judicial body that can overturn an executive order.
  1. True
  2. False
The Speaker of the House of Representatives has the ability to veto an executive order.
  1. True
  2. False
Laws have to begin in the House of Representatives or the Senate.
  1. True
  2. False
Presidential executive orders apply to state agencies.
  1. True
  2. False

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