5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 14th Amendment
- Bill of Attainder
- Dual Federalism
- Articles of Confederation
- a Weak constitution governing America starting in 1781 that was unable to levy taxes or regulate commerce. However, Congress could make peace, coin money, appoint key military officers, and run the post office.
- b Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
- c A law that declare a person, without a trial, to be guilty of a crime.
- d The right to declare a federal law unconstitutional by a state. No longer allowed after the Civil War.
- e The national government is supreme, but the state governments are equally supreme and thus are separate. I.E. interstate commerce vs. intrastate commerce
5 Multiple choice questions
- Held that Congress had exceeded its commerce clause power by prohibiting guns on school property.
- Competition shapes public policy. Therefore, what government does is affected to varying derees not only by competing groups of elites inside or outside government, but by mass public opinion as well.
- Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
- Voters can remove an elected official from office if enough of signatures are gathered on a petition and then it is brought to a vote.
- Must bring an accused person in custody before a judge to show sufficient cause for the detention.
5 True/False questions
Direct democracy → Declare unconstitutional in Clinton et al. V. New York - Does not allow the president to veto specific items in tax and spending legislation.
Printz v. U.S. → Federal funds provided to states for services such as airports , highways, and education.
Power → Voters can remove an elected official from office if enough of signatures are gathered on a petition and then it is brought to a vote.
Line Item Veto Act → Aristotle's Greece in which a all or most citizens participated in government directly.
Grants in Aid → Federal funds provided to states for services such as airports , highways, and education.