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  1. Constitutional Mechanism
  2. William Paterson
  3. William Marbury
  4. Napoleon Bonaparte
  5. Judiciary Act of 1789
  1. a Congressional act passed to form federal court system and authorize writs of mandamus.
  2. b French Emperor and European conqueror who sold France's North American holdings to the US as the Louisiana Purchase.
  3. c Midnight Appointment by John Adams, sued Secretary of State Madison for delivery of commission, being withheld by order of President Jefferson.
  4. d NJ representative at Cons. Conv. who presented New Jersey Plan.
  5. e Parts of Constitution that help organize and control power.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 3rd President. Principal author of the Declaration of Independence and an influential Founding Father of the US. Founded the Democratic-Republican party and promoted idea of a small federal government.
  2. Authority of a court to hear certain kinds of cases first instead of waiting for those cases to be tried in a lower court.
  3. Dividing powers of government between the three branches.
  4. Court document forcing an action by a certain party.
  5. Plan by FDR involving creation of various government agencies and programs designed to stimulate the economy and help the U.S. escape the Great Depression.

5 True/False questions

  1. McCullough v. MarylandPolitical part that stems from the controversy over slaver. Was dedicated to keeping future territories and states free from slavery.


  2. Andrew Jackson4th President. "Father of the Constitution". Co-authored The federalist with Hamilton and Jay, helped Jefferson create the Democratic-Republican Party.


  3. Theodore Roosevelt26th President. Known for his boisterous personality, trust busting, championing environmental causes, and promoting "big stick" foreign policy.


  4. Popular sovereigntyIdea that power is created by and subject to the will of the people, basis for Madison's proportional representation in Congress and a justification by the South for the continuance of slavery.


  5. George B. McClellanUnion General who failed to press his advantage at the Battle of Antietam, and was later relieved of his command by President Lincoln.


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