5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Separation of Powers
- John Locke
- Categorical grants
- Alden v. Maine
- a Political authority given by law or by written constitution.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d State employees could not sue to force state compliance with federal fair-labor laws.
- e English philosopher that believed all men cherish and seek to protect their life, liberty, and property.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Must bring an accused person in custody before a judge to show sufficient cause for the detention.
- A law that makes criminal an act that was legal when it was committed.
- Derives its powers directly from the people in which both levels of government would have certain powers, but neither would have supreme authority .
- Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
- Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
5 True/False questions
Virginia Plan → Allows voters to place legislative measures directly on the ballot by getting enough signatures.
majoritarian politics → Political leaders are constrained by what most people want and therefore these politicians will closely follow the preferences of citizens.
Recall → Ability of one person to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
Shays' Rebellion → 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.
Nullification → The right to declare a federal law unconstitutional by a state. No longer allowed after the Civil War.