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5 Matching questions

  1. Federalists
  2. Consent of the Governed
  3. Social Contract
  4. the "Commerce Clause"
  5. Second Treatise on Government
  1. a a work written by John Locke before the Glorious Revolution that was read as justification for it. Locke described the relationship of a king and his people as a bilateral contract. If the king broke the contract, the people, by whom Locke meant the privileged and the powerful, had the right to depose him. The Glorious Revolution established a framework of government by and for the governemed that seemed to bear ou the arguments of this book
  2. b the notion that society is based on an agreement between government and the governed in which people agree to give up some rights in exchange for the protection of others
  3. c Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.
  4. d agreement by the people of a nation to subject themselves to the authority to a government. Natural rights philosophers, such as John Locke, believe that any legitimate government must draw its authority from the consent of the governed.
  5. e This clause states that Congress has the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, among the states, and with the Indian tribes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  2. The Doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federalm law that, in the state's opinion, violates the Constitution
  3. A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.
  4. an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; to issue such an order
  5. governments that enforced strict obedience to authorities and often involved sacrificing personal freedoms

5 True/False questions

  1. Bill of Rightsthe idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property


  2. The Great Compromisethe agreement by which the number of each state's representatives in Congress would be based on a count of all the free people plus three-fifths of the slaves


  3. Judicial Reviewreview by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court


  4. Representative DemocracyA system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.


  5. Creeping Categorizationformal approval, final consent to the effectiveness of a constitution, constitutional amendment, or treaty


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