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5 Matching questions

  1. Intergovernmental Lobby
  2. Marxist view of political power
  3. Declaration of Independence
  4. McCulloch v. Maryland
  5. Representative democracy
  1. a Government is dominated by capitalists and is merely a reflection of underlying economic forces.
  2. b Leaders make decisions by winning a competitive struggle for the popular vote.
  3. c Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
  4. d Expanded the powers of Congress and confirmed the supremacy of the federal government in the exercise of those powers. Allowed the U.S. to establish a bank and disallowed the taxing of that bank by the states.
  5. e Addressed the British violations of political liberties that were said to be unalienable.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Ability of one person to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
  2. Congress shall have the power to "make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
  3. Argues that the nation needed a loose confederation of states with most powers of government going to the state legislatures and state courts.
  4. The national government is supreme, but the state governments are equally supreme and thus are separate. I.E. interstate commerce vs. intrastate commerce
  5. First 10 Amendments to the Constitution in which basic rights are guaranteed. Was added to the Constitution before ratification in order to appease the Antifederalists.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mill's power eliteEx-Revolutionary War soldiers attempt to prevent foreclosures of farms as a result of high interest rates and taxes. This demonstrated the realization that the state governments could collapse under the Articles, due to internal dissension.


  2. Pluralist viewCompetition 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.


  3. Categorical grantsMoney from the national government for programs in certain general ares that the states can use at their discretion within broad guidelines set by Congress.


  4. Separation of PowersSplit of power between the three branches of government to prevent one branch from becoming too powerful. Also a split of power between federal and state governments for the same reason.


  5. Shays' RebellionGovernment is dominated by a few top leaders, most of whom are outside of the government. Originally included corporate leaders, top military officials, and a few government officials.