5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Writ of Habeas Corpus
- Conditions of Aid
- Intergovernmental Lobby
- Ex Post Facto Law
- a A law that makes criminal an act that was legal when it was committed.
- b Federal government must tell the state governments what they want to do if they want the federal government money.
- c Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
- d Must bring an accused person in custody before a judge to show sufficient cause for the detention.
- e Voters can remove an elected official from office if enough of signatures are gathered on a petition and then it is brought to a vote.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- English philosopher that believed all men cherish and seek to protect their life, liberty, and property.
- Political leaders are constrained by what most people want and therefore these politicians will closely follow the preferences of citizens.
- Split of power between the three branches of government to prevent one branch from becoming too powerful. Also a split of power between federal and state governments for the same reason.
- Federal money for specific purposes. A more specific type of Grants in Aid. I.E. build a specific airport. Usually requires some sort of "matching" funds.
- Federal funds provided to states for services such as airports , highways, and education.
5 True/False Questions
Initiative → Allows voters to place legislative measures directly on the ballot by getting enough signatures.
United States v. Lopez → Held that Congress had exceeded its commerce clause power by prohibiting guns on school property.
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 → Ability of one person to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
Line Item Veto Act → Political authority given by law or by written constitution.