APEX GOVERNMENT 2.3 (2015)

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What is the main purpose of the executive branch of government?
To enforce laws
What is the main purpose of the legislative branch of government?
To make laws
What powers are set aside for the states or for the people?
Reserved powers
The first part of the U.S. Constitution is the:
Preamble
Match the amendments to their content
1st - Freedom of religion, speech and the press.
3rd - Quartering of soldiers
5th - Rights of the accused
8th - Excessive bail and punishent
Which of the following is an example of a delegated power?
Printing Money
Which constitutional principle describes the right of people to run their country?
Popular Sovereignty
Which of the following is not an example of an informal amendment to the Constitution?
In the late 20th century, states ratify an amendment first circulated by James Madison in 1789
What is the main purpose of the judicial branch of government?
To interpret laws
The fraction of Congress that has to approve an amendment to the US Constitution is?
Two-thirds
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