5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- George Mason
- Fourteen Points
- McCullough v. Maryland
- Gibbons v. Ogden
- a A business entity created to monopolize and dominate a market.
- b Moralistic ideals of Wilson; called for creation of a group of nations to help ensure peace. U.S. never joined because of a veto by Congress.
- c VA representative at the Constitutional Convention, refused to sign the Constitution because it did not contain a declaration of rights.
- d Supreme Court case in which greater federal power was established by maintaining the national bank.
- e Supreme Court case in which power of federal government expanded by broad interpretation of the commerce cause.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Group of party loyalists organized to deliver the vote on election day. Historically they often used questionable or illegal means such as buying votes of intimidation at the polls.
- Union General who failed to press his advantage at the Battle of Antietam, and was later relieved of his command by President Lincoln.
- French Emperor and European conqueror who sold France's North American holdings to the US as the Louisiana Purchase.
- Journal used by a political party for disseminating party information to and encouraging more active participation among the grass roots voters.
- Alliance of southern states that seceded from the union over slavery.
5 True/False Questions
Popular campaigning → Fundamental rights granted by nature that government can not abrogate, bound to protect.
Supermajority → Specified majority of voters. Ratify Constitution: 70% required.
Midnight appointments → Judiciary appointments made by John Adams in response to Democratic Republican victory in Congress and Presidency.
William Paterson → NJ representative at Cons. Conv. who presented New Jersey Plan.
Judicial activism → When the courts use judicial power to achieve social goals.