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Round 2, Game 2
Terms in this set (21)
Name the European intellectual movement in the 18th century that (among other things) questioned the traditional authority of aristocrats and monarchs.
In his Second Treatise of Government, this Enlightenment philosopher stated that natural rights are life, liberty and property.
Name the agreement among most of the men aboard the Mayflower to form a government once ashore.
Name the pamphlet published by Thomas Paine in 1776 to convince the American colonists to support becoming independent from Great Britain.
Proclamation of 1763
What banned colonists from owning or settling land west of the Appalachian Mountains after the end of the French and Indian War?
Boston Tea Party
Name the 1773 protest that involved colonists "disguised" as Mohawk Indians dumping crates of Tea into Boston Harbor.
On July 2nd, 1776, the Second Continental Congress famously voted to do what?
Name the 1786-1787 armed uprising in western Massachusetts that erupted over property taxes.
enumerated powers (delegated, expressed)
The powers that only the Federal government has, such as minting money and declaring war, are known as what?
Members of the House must be at least how old?
The "necessary and proper" clause is sometimes called the what clause?
What vote is required in both houses of Congress to propose amendments to the Constitution?
What proportion of the states must ratify a proposed amendment to add it to the Constitution?
Name the current head of state for the United States.
What is the minimum number of electoral votes required to win the Electoral College?
How many electoral votes does Florida have?
Removal from office through impeachment requires what proportion of the Senate to vote to convict?
Gideon v. Wainwright
What Supreme Court case ruled that you have a right to an attorney, even in state court?
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Which clause in the Constitution requires that states must honor each other's court decisions, contracts,etc.?
Article VI of the Constitution explicitly bans what kind of "test" for holding public office?
President Pro Tempore of the Senate (Chuck Grassley)
Name the person who is third in line for the Presidency.
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