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5 Matching questions

  1. Referendum
  2. Weber's bureaucratic view
  3. Direct democracy
  4. Nullification
  5. Line Item Veto Act
  1. a Aristotle's Greece in which a all or most citizens participated in government directly.
  2. b Enables voters to reject a measure adopted by the legislature.
  3. c The government is dominated by appointed officials within the bureaucracy. They decide how to translate public laws into administrative actions.
  4. d The right to declare a federal law unconstitutional by a state. No longer allowed after the Civil War.
  5. e Declare unconstitutional in Clinton et al. V. New York - Does not allow the president to veto specific items in tax and spending legislation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
  3. State employees could not sue to force state compliance with federal fair-labor laws.
  4. Protects states from lawsuits by citizens of other states or foreign nations.
  5. Held that Congress had exceeded its commerce clause power by prohibiting guns on school property.

5 True/False questions

  1. Police PowerLaws and regulations, not otherwise unconstitutional, that promote health, safety, and morals that can be undertaken by the states.


  2. Printz v. U.S.Invalidated a federal law that required local police to conduct background checks on all gun purchases. A violation of the 10th Amendment.


  3. Federal Republica government in which a system of representation operates through competitive elections.


  4. Pluralist viewCompetition shapes public policy. Therefore, what government does is affected to varying derees not only by competing groups of elites inside or outside government, but by mass public opinion as well.


  5. Bill of RightsA law that declare a person, without a trial, to be guilty of a crime.


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