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The Constitution can only be changed by
Using a process of general popular consent.
Why was the Declaration of Independence so important to the development of a new constitution?
The states became more unified as a result of going through the process of writing the Declaration of Independence.
In order to solve the problem between small states and large states, the delegates developed the -
What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention of 1787?
revise the Articles of Confederation
At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, there were delegates from -
every state, but Rhode Island
Federalism encourages ___________________ in states.
Education finance is a state issue. About ______ percent of funds for education come from the federal government.
___________________________ are career government employees.
In ______________________________ the Supreme Court found that segregation of rail transportation was constitutional because "separate, but equal" did not violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Plessy v. Ferguson
Radio became widely available during the -
The law of National Supremacy states that -
the laws of the national government are supreme to the laws of the state government.
Which of the following does The Office of Management and Budget not perform?
writing the checks.
Which of the following displays the steps in the correct order of a Supreme Court case?
Filing briefs, oral argument, conference, assigning of opinions
According to Max Weber, a model bureaucracy consists of the following components
Chain of command, division of labor, specification of authority, goal orientation, impersonality, productivity.
The case of Clinton v. New York overturned the president's ______________ power.
The significance of the Emancipation Proclamation was
NOT both A and B.
The Truman Doctrine was a pledge made by the United States 1
NOT to provide support to nations that are in financial trouble.
A compact form of government was -
based on the agreement of two or more parties to uphold certain rules.
Rationale: Ref 1: p. 4 paragraph 1 - "The first form of government was the compact type. The New England colonies started their governments on the idea of a compact, a type of agreement that legally binds two or more parties to enforceable rules."
The people who are holding the office at the time of the election are called
One of the most reliable sources of money that candidates receive comes from corporations and unions. This money cannot be contributed directly, but can in the form of
NOT public money.
The number of United States Representatives is
based on the population of the state.
The Supreme Court is in session from
NOT September - June.