5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Constitutional Mechanism
- William Paterson
- William Marbury
- Napoleon Bonaparte
- Judiciary Act of 1789
- a Congressional act passed to form federal court system and authorize writs of mandamus.
- b French Emperor and European conqueror who sold France's North American holdings to the US as the Louisiana Purchase.
- c Midnight Appointment by John Adams, sued Secretary of State Madison for delivery of commission, being withheld by order of President Jefferson.
- d NJ representative at Cons. Conv. who presented New Jersey Plan.
- e Parts of Constitution that help organize and control power.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Authority of a court to hear certain kinds of cases first instead of waiting for those cases to be tried in a lower court.
- Dividing powers of government between the three branches.
- Court document forcing an action by a certain party.
- 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
McCullough v. Maryland → Political part that stems from the controversy over slaver. Was dedicated to keeping future territories and states free from slavery.
Andrew Jackson → 4th President. "Father of the Constitution". Co-authored The federalist with Hamilton and Jay, helped Jefferson create the Democratic-Republican Party.
Theodore Roosevelt → 26th President. Known for his boisterous personality, trust busting, championing environmental causes, and promoting "big stick" foreign policy.
Popular sovereignty → Idea 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.
George B. McClellan → Union General who failed to press his advantage at the Battle of Antietam, and was later relieved of his command by President Lincoln.