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  1. Pluralism
  2. Representative Democracy
  3. Consent of the Governed
  4. Confederate Systems
  5. Necessary and Proper Clause
  1. a Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) setting forth the implied powers of Congress. It states that Congress, in addition to its express powers, has the right to make all laws necessary and proper to carry out all powers the Constitution vests in the national government
  2. b agreement by the people of a nation to subject themselves to the authority to a government. Natural rights philosophers, such as John Locke, believe that any legitimate government must draw its authority from the consent of the governed.
  3. c A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.
  4. d A system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.
  5. e all state government gives power to national governemtn. Have a weak national government.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. by James Madison, says how to guard against factions, special interest groups, by extending the sphere and making sure nobody gets too much power
  2. Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single-chamber congress in which each state had one vote. This created a conflict with representation between bigger states, who wanted control befitting their population, and smaller states, who didn't want to be bullied by larger states.
  3. federal grants for specific purposes, such as building an airport
  4. a form of government in which power is divided between the federal, or national, government and the states
  5. an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; to issue such an order

5 True/False questions

  1. Direct DemocracyA system of government in which citizens elect representatives, or leaders, to make decisions about the laws for all the people.

          

  2. the "Commerce Clause"A state's representation in the House of Representation would be based on population; Two senators for each state; all bills would originate in the house; direct taxes on states were to be assessed according to population

          

  3. Authoritarian Regimesa political theory holding that in a democracy, the government ought to do what the majority of the people want.

          

  4. Revenue Sharingfederal sharing of a fixed percentage of its revenue with the states

          

  5. Three-Fifths CompromiseA state's representation in the House of Representation would be based on population; Two senators for each state; all bills would originate in the house; direct taxes on states were to be assessed according to population