EOC REVIEW PART 1

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US Government EOC Review

Make Laws

What is the job of the Legislative branch?

Enforce Laws

What is the job of the Executive Branch?

Explain and Interpret Laws

What is the job of the Judicial Branch?

22nd Amendment

What Amendment limits the President to serving for a maximum of 2 terms?

Veto Law

How can the President check Congress's ability to make laws?

Impeachment

How can Congress check the President to make sure he is following the rules?

Appoint Supreme Court Justices

How can the President check the power of the Supreme Court?

Approve the Appointment of Justices

How can Congress check the power of the Supreme Court?

Declare Law Unconstitutional

How can the judicial branch check the power of the executive and legislative branches?

Presidential Government

What is a type of government in which the power to make and enforce law is divided between 2 branches and the President is elected separately from the legislature?

Parliamentary Government

What is a type of government in which parliament has the power to make and enforce law and the Prime Minister is chosen from the legislature?

Federalism

What is a type of government in which power is divided EQUALLY between a national government and several local governments?

United States

What is a current example of a country using a federal form of government?

Rome

What is a historical example of a country that was a republic/representative democracy?

Federal Law Wins

What happens if federal law conflicts with state law?

Constitution

According to the Supremacy clause what is the highest law in the land?

Reserved Powers

What are powers that only belong to the states?

Exclusive Powers

What are powers that only belong to the national government?

Confederacy

What is a type of government in which power is divided between a weak national government and strong state governments?

Magna Carta

What was the 1st document to establish limited government and the rights of the accused?

Mayflower Compact

First suggested the idea of self-government in the Americas.

Virginia Plan

Formed the basis for the Constitution; Favored Large states by suggesting that representation in Congress be based on Population.

Articles of Confederation

1st form of government in the United States. Failed epically because the national government was too weak.

Marbury v Madison

Established Judicial Review

McCulloch v Maryland

Established Implied Powers; Affirmed the Supremacy Clause

Plessy v Ferguson

Separate but Equal Segregation Allowed

Brown v Board

Overturned Segregation/Plessy v Ferguson

Miranda v Arizona

Police must inform suspects of rights before questioning

Dred Scott v Sandford

Slaves are not citizens and have no legal rights; MO Compromise is Unconstitutional

Equal Representation in the Senate

What part of the Great Compromise benefited small states?

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