History Quiz / CONSTITUTIONAL FILL-IN #2: Article I, Section 3

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Can you fill in the constitutional blanks? This quiz uses the text of Article I of the Constitution, Section 3.

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SECTION 3. **Clause 1** The Senate of the United States shall be composed of _____ Senators from each state,Number
chosen by the _____ thereof,Policymaking Institution (Changed by the 17th Amdt)
for _____ years; and each Senator shall have one vote.Number
**Clause 2** Immediately after they shall be assembled in consequence of the first election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into _____ classes.Number
The seats of the Senators of the first class shall be vacated at the expiration of the second year, of the second class at the expiration of the _____ year, and the third class atOrdinal Number (See the pattern?)
the expiration of the sixth year, so that one _____ may be chosen every second year,Fraction (Do the math)
and if vacancies happen by _____, or otherwise, Vocabulary (One way to leave office)
during the _____ of the legislature of any state,Vocabulary (When a legislature goes on break)
the _____ thereof may make temporary appointments until the next meeting of the legislature, which shall then fill such vacancies.Branch of Government (Headed by governors, at the state level)
**Clause 3** No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the age of _____ years,Number
and been _____ years a citizen of the United StatesNumber
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and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that _____ for which he shall be chosen.Geographical Area
**Clause 4** The _____ shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no vote,Job Title
unless they be _____ divided.Adverb
**Clause 5** The Senate shall choose their other officers, and also a _____, in the absence of the Vice President,Job Title (Traditionally goes to the longest-serving member of the majority party)
or when he shall exercise the office of _____.Job Title (What some VPs may end up being)
**Clause 6** The Senate shall have the sole power to _____ all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation.Verb (What the Senate does after impeachment)
When the President of the United States is tried, the _____ shall preside:Job Title
And no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of _____ of the members present.Fraction
Judgment in cases of _____ shall not extend further than to removal from office,Vocabulary (Another way to leave office)
and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust or _____ under the United States:Noun (Money-making)
but the party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to _____, trial, judgment and punishment, according to law.Vocabulary (Being criminally charged)

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