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What was the name of the plan submitted by James Madison that proposed two houses of Congress based on the population?
The Virginia Plan
Name the three unalienable rights included in the Declaration of Independence.
Pursuit of Happiness
Name the five freedoms listed by the First Amendment.
Freedom of Religion
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Press
Freedom to Assemble
Freedom to Petition
T or F - The Boston Tea party was held by the British to greet new immigrants to the colonies.
T or F - Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson looked after the interests of the common man at the Constitutional Convention.
T or F - The Constitution allows for laws to be made for subjects that did not even exist in 1787.
T or F - The Bill of Rights does not give a person the right to criticize a government official.
T or F - There are an even-number of justices in the United States Supreme Court
False (there are 9!)
T or F - Under certain conditions, the House of Representatives selects the President of the United States
T or F - A three-fourths vote is necessary for Congress to pass a law over the president's veto
T or F - If a president does not act on a bill within 10 days it will become law if Congress is in session
T or F - An ex post facto law is a law that makes an act illegal after the act has been committed
T or F - Congress cannot tax goods being exported from a state, even if the goods are going to a foreign country
T or F - Each state must treat the citizens of other states the same way it treats its own citizens
T or F - Federalism is the sharing of power by the federal government and the state governments
The Constitution says that a prisoner cannor be detained without a trial and that right is covered under what?
The part of the Constitution (in Article 1, Section 8) that gives Congress broad powers to write laws about situations that are new and unexpected (such as the Internet, space research, air travel, etc.) is called what?
The Elastic Clause
Who in the president's cabinet is in charge of the natural resources of the nation?
Secretary of the Interior
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