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5 Matching questions

  1. Devolution Revolution
  2. Shays Rebellion
  3. Natural Rights
  4. Virginia Plan
  5. Majoritarianism
  1. a a political theory holding that in a democracy, the government ought to do what the majority of the people want.
  2. b The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by returning many functions to the states.
  3. c this conflict in Massachusetts caused many to criticize the Articles of Confederation and admit the weak central government was not working; uprising led by Daniel Shays in an effort to prevent courts from foreclosing on the farms of those who could not pay the taxes
  4. d the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property
  5. e Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. all state government gives power to national governemtn. Have a weak national government.
  2. powers given to the state government alone
  3. A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.
  4. A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
  5. Powers specifically given to the federal government by the US Constitution, for example, the authority to print money.

5 True/False questions

  1. Loose Constructionway of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take

          

  2. Unitary GovernmentsThe first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution, containing a list of individual rights and liberties, such as freedom of speech, religion, and the press.

          

  3. Strict Constructionway of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take

          

  4. Block GrantsMoney from the national government that states can spend within broad guidelines determined by Washington

          

  5. Consent of the Governedpowers that are shared by both the federal and state governments

          

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