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5 Matching questions

  1. National Supremacy
  2. Federalist #15
  3. Ratification
  4. Confederate Systems
  5. Federalists
  1. a Hamilton explained why strong strong government is necessary : "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angles were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary."
  2. b Constitutional doctrine that whenever conflict occurs between the constitutionally authorized actions of the national government and those of a state or local government, the actions of the federal government prevail.
  3. c all state government gives power to national governemtn. Have a weak national government.
  4. d formal approval, final consent to the effectiveness of a constitution, constitutional amendment, or treaty
  5. e Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by returning many functions to the states.
  2. powers that are shared by both the federal and state governments
  3. Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  4. government systems that divide the powers between the national government and state or provincial governments
  5. an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; to issue such an order

5 True/False questions

  1. Judicial Reviewreview by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court

          

  2. 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

          

  3. Loose Constructionway of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take

          

  4. Social Contractway of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take

          

  5. FederalismSupporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.