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Impeachment (Grade 6)

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In an impeachment, a legislative body brings charges against a government official.
  1. True
  2. False
Impeachment means to remove from power.
  1. True
  2. False
The impeachment process is contained in the Bill of Rights.
  1. True
  2. False
Where does the impeachment process start?
  1. Senate Oversight Committee
  2. House Judiciary Committee
  3. Joint Impeachment Comittee
  4. Supreme Court
What is the name for the charges of misconduct found by the House Judiciary Committee?

Articles of impeachment are voted on by the entire House of Representatives if the House Judiciary Committee passes them.
  1. True
  2. False
If the House of Representatives votes to impeach, the case then goes to the Supreme Court.
  1. True
  2. False
What is the role of a "house manager"?

Only a majority in the House of Representatives needs to approve articles of impeachment for them to pass.
  1. True
  2. False
During an impeachment trial in the Senate, both sides may call witnesses to cross-examine.
  1. True
  2. False
It takes                            of the Senate to convict the president.
The Constitution allows for impeachment for "Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.”
  1. True
  2. False
Richard Nixon was impeached in 1973.
  1. True
  2. False
Who are two of the three presidents to have been impeached?
  1. Millard Fillmore and James Buchanan
  2. Andrew Jackon and Chester Arthur
  3. Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton
  4. James Polk and Gerald Ford
After being convicted in the Senate, the former president may not by charged by the courts.
  1. True
  2. False

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