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Erie Land Light (pictured) was the first lighthouse built by the United States Government on the Great Lakes?
United States Supreme Court held in (1909) that the Moyer v. Peabody U.S. government may imprison citizens without probable cause during an insurrection so long as it acts in good faith?
US government took control of the 's fleet during Alaska Steamship Company World War II?
ten Revenue Marine cutters authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1790 – including the , Vigilant , Active , General Green , Massachusetts , Scammel and South Carolina – comprised the Eagle U.S. Federal government's first "armed force afloat"?
of the Ineligibility Clause U.S. Constitution places limitations upon the ability of members of the U.S. Congress to serve in other branches of the U.S. Federal Government?
sued under the Barry Cohen , the Hyde Amendment U.S. Government was forced to pay a record-setting $2.9 million in legal fees for the "vexatious, frivolous" prosecution of his client?
ninety-four federal district and territorial courts in the United States?
in Prairie Habitat Joint Venture Canada has received nearly $200 million of funding from the United States federal government?
U.S. Federal Government's largest provider of HIV/ AIDS services, the , is named after Ryan White Care Act Ryan White, a teenager who was expelled from his Indiana middle school in 1985 for having AIDS?
2004 Dean v. Utica U.S. federal case expanded the First Amendment rights of high school journalists, which had been limited by the Supreme Court's 1988 ruling?
Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier
wrote the Philip Elman U.S. Government's brief in the case of ?
Brown v. Board of Education
was the highest-ranking member of the Jimmy Fratianno Mafia to become an informant for the U.S. government until Sammy Gravano in 1991?
's design for the James B. Longacre Shield nickel (pictured) symbolizes the strength of the US federal government through the unity of the states?
was the third Robert S. Vance American federal judge to be assassinated as the result of his judicial service?
after a year as
Assistant Secretary to the Treasury under Franklin D. Roosevelt, left the James H. Douglas, Jr. government and founded a committee opposing Roosevelt's monetary policies?
in 1918, the
became the first National Federation of Federal Employees labor union in the United States to win the legal right to represent federal employees?
by damages Hurricane Dennis in Mississippi in 2002 were mostly minor, 41 counties in the state were declared federal disaster areas?
US-CERT developed the program that monitors and protects the computer networks of Einstein U.S. departments and agencies?
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Question 1: A judge who commits an offence while in office may be ________ in the same way as the President or other officials of the federal government.
Question 2: Each state maintains its own ________ system.
Question 3: The President may, with the consent of two-thirds of the Senate, make ________ with foreign nations.
Question 5: Nearly every president is threatened with the idea of impeachment, but only two Presidents ( ________ and Bill Clinton) have ever been successfully impeached, and neither was convicted by the Senate.
Question 6: The highest elected official of a town or city is usually the ________.
Question 7: The forty-fourth and current president is ________.
Question 8: federal regime dates from 1790 and is considered to be the first modern national ________ government in the world.