5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- checks and balances
- naturalized citizen
- a The sharing and balancing of power among the three branches of government so no one branch can control the others.
- b A group of citizens who decide the outcome of a trial.
- c Having a negative judgement or opinion without knowledge of the facts.
- d The freedoms of citizens, such as freedom of speech and freedom of religion; in the U.S.A., these freedoms are protected by the Bill of Rights.
- e Someone who is born elsewhere but who passes a citizenship test on the Constitution and the history of the United States of America and becomes an American citizen.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The practicing of managing relations between nations without the use of warfare
- The power of the courts to say that the Constitution does not allow the government to do something.
- A person that is a member of a nation.
- Added to the Constitution in 1920 giving women the right to vote.
- In the U.S. during the 1950s and 1960s, people worked together to demand that the Federal Government protect the rights of African Americans and other minorities. People worked together to change unfair laws. They gave speeches, marched in protest ad participated in boycotts.
5 True/False Questions
Due process → The requirement that procedures used by the government in gathering information and making decisions to be reasonable and fair.
United Nations → An organization created in 1945 to maintain peace and security for its members.
Legislative branch → The branch of government that makes the laws.
Separation of powers → The first ten amendments to the Constitutionn; it lists some basic rights of the people that the federal government may not interfere with and must protect.
Federal system → A form of government in which power is divided between a national government and state and local governments.