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5 Matching questions

  1. Concurrent Powers
  2. Virginia Plan
  3. Authoritarian Regimes
  4. Federalist #10
  5. Consent of the Governed
  1. a Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  2. b powers that are shared by both the federal and state governments
  3. c governments that enforced strict obedience to authorities and often involved sacrificing personal freedoms
  4. d by James Madison, says how to guard against factions, special interest groups, by extending the sphere and making sure nobody gets too much power
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Legislature: Pass laws
    Executive: negotiate executive agreements with other countries
    Judiciary: Judicial Review
  3. review 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. all state government gives power to national governemtn. Have a weak national government.
  5. A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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

          

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

          

  3. Reserved PowersPowers specifically given to the federal government by the US Constitution, for example, the authority to print money.

          

  4. Formal Amendment ProcessArticle V; the (very difficult) process of adding or deleting words to the constitution (27 times since 1788); propose by 2/3 vote of Congress or Constitutional Convention (never used); ratify by 3/4 vote of state legislators or state convention (only used once)

          

  5. Articles of Confederationway of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take

          

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