← Vocabulary ch#1 Test
7 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- a group of individuals equal in number to the U.S. senators and represenatives; the electoral system used in electing the president and vice president, in which voters vote for electors pledge to cast their ballots for a particular party's candidates.
- supporters of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong central government.
- the idea that the rights of the nation are supreme over the rights of the individuals who make up the nation. (China, Cuba)
- government in which citizens vote on laws and select officials directly.
- the idea that a just government must derive its powers from the consent of the people it governs.
- opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong central government generally
6 True/False Questions
direct primary → government in which citizens vote on laws and select officials directly.
constitutional democracy → the set of arrangements, including checks and balances, federalism, seperation of powers, rule of law, due process, and a bill of rights, that requires our leaders to listen, think, bargain, and explain before they act or make laws. Hold accountable.
referendum → a procedure for submitting to popular vote measures passed by the legislature or proposed amendments to a state constitution.
majority → governance according to the expressed preferences of the majority
democracy → government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with free and frequent elections.
representative democracy → government in which citizens vote on laws and select officials directly.