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Understanding the US Government - Summary
Review what you might already know or even learn new facts about the U.S. government using these simple flashcards. See what you know about specific roles and responsibilities within the government, names of past and present figures, what agencies enforce the law and more. Using these flashcards will check your knowledge of the following:
- Responsibilities of the Speaker of the House
- Names and powers of U.S. vice presidents
- Titles and roles of federal law enforcement agencies
- Observed national holidays
How They Work
These flashcards are a great resource you can use if you're looking for a quick and easy way to measure your knowledge or identify U.S. government topics you might need to further review.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Speaker of the House List & Flashcards
When you watch the President of the United States speak before Congress, you'll notice two people standing or sitting behind him. To the president's left, you will see the Speaker of the House. This set of flashcards will familiarize you with the office of Speaker of the House, specifically their roles and duties. Also included, how they contribute to the running of our government and the powerful position they hold.
U.S. National Holidays List & Flashcards
Use this flashcard set to learn about the ten federal American holidays. You will learn about what each holiday commemorates, the date it falls on, and some of the traditional celebrations.
U.S. Vice Presidents List & Flashcards
This flashcard set reviews every person who has served in the office of Vice President of the United States. It also includes a few cards clarifying the role and responsibilities of the office of the Vice President.
Federal Law Enforcement Agencies List & Flashcards
This set of flashcards explores the wide array of federal law enforcement agencies. Learn about the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, and the many specialized law enforcement agencies that are overseen by each department.
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