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1.  To whom do the unoccupied and unappropriated lands withing Wyoming belong?
2.  What is the requirement regarding registering to vote?
3.  In what regard to political equality, Wyoming was a pioneer in what respect?
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4.  According to the preamble, what was the fundamental purpose of the convention which framed the constitution of Wyoming?
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5.  What are the constitutional provisions regarding religion?
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6.  What is meant by treason against the state?
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7.  Can private property be taken for public use without the owners consent?
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8.  How is the Constitution of Wyoming amended?
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9.  The qualifications of a voter is must be 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and must have complied with the registration laws.
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10.  When are general elections held?
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11.  How may voters who are absent from home or unable to get to their voting places cast their votes?
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12.  The three departments of the state government and the duty of each are ____________ to ___________, ____________ to___________, and _____________ to ___________.
13.  What is the constitutional limitation on terms of office of the five state elected officials?
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14.  What officers are subject to impreachment?
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15.  The legislature of the State of Wyoming is composed of a senate and house of representatives.
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16.  When are members of the legislature elected? When do they take office?
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17.  What is the term of office of the members of each house?
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18.  Mark the qualifications for a state senator.
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19.  Mark the qualifications for a state representative.
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20.  Limitations that are placed on members of Legislature as to salary and the holding of other offices are they may not hold any office except that of notary public or office in the militia and their salary cannot be increased during their term of office.
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21.  When does the legislature meet?
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22.  The Legislature meets at the ____________.
23.  What is the limitation on the length of sessions of the Legislature?
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24.  Who are the presiding officers of each house?
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25.  How does a bill pass the legislature?
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26.  A quorum is the number necessary to transact business. A majority of each house constitutes a quorum.
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27.  What are two constitutional provisions regulating the procedure for passing bills?
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28.  Special, local, or private bills may be passed by the Legislature.
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29.  Where must revenue bills originate?
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30.  What is the provision regarding the amendment of laws?
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31.  An agreement to vote for a certain bill in exchange for a vote for another bill is to be considered as bribery and is punishable as such is know as ______.
32.  Who has general power to fix salaries within the state?
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33.  In Whom is exective power vested?
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34.  Give the qualifications for Governor?
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35.  What are the principal powers of the Governor?
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36.  The Governors Message is at the beginning of each session of the Exective branch, the Governor brings  a message advising the legislators as to the conditions of affairs in the state and recommending legislation.
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37.  What is the veto provision in the Wyoming Constitution?
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38.  ______________ is the commander-in-chief of the militia.
39.  What is the special provision regarding the veto of appropriation bills?
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40.  What are the elective executive offices other than that of Governor?
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41.  The term of office of each of the elective officers is four years.
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42.  Who takes the place of the Governor in case the Governor is unable to act?
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43.  When do elective county and state officers take over their offices?
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44.  Only state officers must take an oath to perform the duties of the office to the best of their ability and to support the Constitution of the State and of the United States.
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45.  What are the general duties, term of office and method of selection of the State Engineer?
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46.  What office has general supervision of the schools of the state?
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47.  What happens to the income from the permanent land income fund?
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48.  What are the duties of the Board of Land Comissioners?
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49.  What is the State Board of Control?
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50.  What is a franchise?
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51.  Who has the power to grant franchises to public service corporations to operate within the towns and cities?
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52.  The constitutional provision regarding monopolies are forbidden.
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53.  Corporations declared by the constitution to be common carriers include all corporations that are engaged in transportation of persons, property, mineral oils and mineral products, news or intelligence, invcluding railroad, telegraph, express, pipe line and telephone companies are declared to be common carriers.
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54.  What is the constitutional provision regarding freight and passenger rate3s on railroads?
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55.  Of whom does the State Militia constist?
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56.  In whaty manner is the permanent location of Wyoming state institutions determined?
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57.  Name and locate the principal state institutions which are set up in the Constitution.
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58.  Who has charge of the general administration of the University of Wyoming?
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59.  What three persons are esx-officers members of the University Board of Trustees?
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60.  For whom must free public school be provided?
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61.  What disposition is to be made of gines collected in the state?
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62.  The permanent school fund is to be invested in school district, county, state and United States bonds, and farm loans. the income from the permanent fund is distributed to the school districts.
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63.  What is the permanent school fund and from what source is it derived from?
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64.  What is the constirtutional provision regarding religious instruction in the schools?
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65.  What constitutes the judicial branch?
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66.  What is the number and term of office of justices of the Supreme Court?
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67.  What is done when a judge of the Supreme Court is interested personally in a case?
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68.  What is the term of office of the district judges?
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69.  A case in which a district court would have appellate jurisdiction is any case applealed from inferior courts as provided by law.
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70.  What is the jury system?
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71.  What is the constitutional provision regareding bail?
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72.  Who has the power to pass on the naturalization of foreigners in Wyoming?
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