← AP US GOV UNIT 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- necessary and proper clause
- full faith and credit
- a Power is held by a small number of well-positioned, highly influential individuals
- b An implied power giving Congress the right to pass all laws considered "necessary and proper" to carry the federal government's reponsibilities as defined by the Constitution.
- c The name given to the political process in which the general public votes on an issue of public concern.
- d First words of Article IV, Section 1 of the Constitution, which requires states to respect the "public acts, records, and judicial proceedings" of all the other states.
- e A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of officials from office before the end of their term
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Grants of money from the federal government to states for programs in certain general areas rather than for specific kinds of programs.
- A theory of government and politics contending that groups are so strong that government is weakened.
- Federal grants in which the recipient has little discretion over how the money is spent. The national government sets narrowly defined rules for use of funds and often requires the states or local governments to provide matching funds.
- The principle of a two-house legislature.
- The powers of the national government in the field of foreign affairs that the Supreme Court has declared do not depend on constitutional grants but rather grow out of the very existence of the national government.
5 True/False Questions
judicial review → Belief that the Supreme Court should not exercise judicial review often. People who support this view feel that justices, who are appointed, should not use much power to overturn the decisions of Congress, which is elected.
judicial activism → Philosophy proposing that judges should interpret the Constitution to reflect current conditions and values.
mandate → A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of officials from office before the end of their term
democracy → Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with free and frequent elections.
John Locke → An authoritative command, formal order, authorization; to issue such an order