5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 14th Amendment
- New Jersey Plan
- McCulloch v. Maryland
- a Allows voters to place legislative measures directly on the ballot by getting enough signatures.
- b Expanded the powers of Congress and confirmed the supremacy of the federal government in the exercise of those powers. Allowed the U.S. to establish a bank and disallowed the taxing of that bank by the states.
- c Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
- d Plan to amend the Articles in which each state would have one vote in the national legislature.
- e The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
5 Multiple choice questions
- No requirement as to matching funds and freedom to spend on almost any governmental purpose. Distribution of money determined by a specific formula. This program was ended in 1986.
- Leaders make decisions by winning a competitive struggle for the popular vote.
- Aristotle's Greece in which a all or most citizens participated in government directly.
- A law that declare a person, without a trial, to be guilty of a crime.
- The national government is supreme, but the state governments are equally supreme and thus are separate. I.E. interstate commerce vs. intrastate commerce
5 True/False questions
Shays' Rebellion → Ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attempt to prevent foreclosures of farms as a result of high interest rates and taxes. This demonstrated the realization that the state governments could collapse under the Articles, due to internal dissension.
Mill's power elite → Government is dominated by a few top leaders, most of whom are outside of the government. Originally included corporate leaders, top military officials, and a few government officials.
Federal Republic → Derives its powers directly from the people in which both levels of government would have certain powers, but neither would have supreme authority .
Police Power → Laws and regulations, not otherwise unconstitutional, that promote health, safety, and morals that can be undertaken by the states.
Conditions of Aid → An alliance - As referenced by Federalist 51 - A group of factions that comes together to rule. In a large republic more interests are represented.