5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Line Item Veto Act
- Block Grants
- Declaration of Independence
- Judicial Review
- a The power of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional. It is used to limit the power of popular majorities.
- b Money from the national government for programs in certain general ares that the states can use at their discretion within broad guidelines set by Congress.
- c Addressed the British violations of political liberties that were said to be unalienable.
- d The shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.
- 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
- 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.
- Congress shall have the power to "make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
- 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.
- Allows voters to place legislative measures directly on the ballot by getting enough signatures.
- Proposal to create a strong national government in which representation was based on state population and power was separated into three branches, including a bicameral legislature. The national government was to have supreme powers on all matters on which the states were not competent to act separately.
5 True/False Questions
Recall → 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.
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.
Republic → 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.
Power → Ability of one person to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
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.