5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Intergovernmental Lobby
- United States v. Lopez
- Bill of Attainder
- Line Item Veto Act
- a Held that Congress had exceeded its commerce clause power by prohibiting guns on school property.
- b Declare unconstitutional in Clinton et al. V. New York - Does not allow the president to veto specific items in tax and spending legislation.
- c A law that declare a person, without a trial, to be guilty of a crime.
- d The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
- e Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- English philosopher that believed all men cherish and seek to protect their life, liberty, and property.
- Enables voters to reject a measure adopted by the legislature.
- Argues that the nation needed a loose confederation of states with most powers of government going to the state legislatures and state courts.
- Shared separation of powers between a federal government and state governments.
- Protects states from lawsuits by citizens of other states or foreign nations.
5 True/False Questions
Elastic Clause → Congress shall have the power to "make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
Legitimacy → Political authority given by law or by written constitution.
Revenue Sharing → 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.
Direct democracy → Aristotle's Greece in which a all or most citizens participated in government directly.
Weber's bureaucratic view → 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.