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5 Matching questions

  1. There are two ways to propose an amendment, one is by receiving two-thirds votes from Congress, the second is by a
    a.Congressional petition.
    b.Supreme Court rule.
    c.presidential order.
    d.national convention.
  2. Which document granted all of the rights and freedoms listed in the chart?
    a.Magna Carta
    b.English Bill of Rights
    c.Bill of Rights
    d.Virginia Declaration of Rights
  3. The Magna Carta granted the following rights: trial by jury, private property, and
    a.freedom of speech.
    b.due process.
    c.freedom of the press.
    d.freedom of religion.
  4. "necessary and proper" laws
  5. Only the Virginia Declaration of Rights and the Bill of Rights granted freedom of speech, the press, and religion. T/F
  1. a elastic clause
  2. b F
  3. c b.due process.
  4. d d.national convention.
  5. e c.Bill of Rights

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. c.Preamble
  2. c.voted into office directly by the people
  3. Executive agreements are agreements made directly between the president and the head of another nation. The two nations thereby avoid the process of making treaties, which require approval by the Senate. Executive agreements thus strengthen the presidency and weaken the Congress by sidestepping a constitutional check on the president's ability to set foreign policy.
  4. describes the executive branch
  5. c.Amendments

5 True/False questions

  1. This action between the President and the head of a foreign government does NOT require congressional approval.
    b.executive agreement
    c.prior restraint
    d.poll tax
    b.executive agreement


  2. Constitutional Interpretations Compare the philosophies of judicial activism and judicial restraint, and explain how each affects the separation of powers.Judicial activism is the belief that the Supreme Court, through its decisions, should take an active role in shaping the nation's policies. Judicial restraint calls for the Court merely to rule on the constitutionality of acts without regard to social and political problems and consequences. Judicial activism weakens the separation of powers by involving the Court in what are traditionally executive and legislative functions. Judicial restraint reinforces separation of powers.


  3. petitionappeal


  4. agreement between heads of statefederalism


  5. Article III of the Constitutiondescribes the executive branch


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