5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Bill of Rights
- Bill of Attainder
- Judicial Review
- a Allows voters to place legislative measures directly on the ballot by getting enough signatures.
- b A law that declare a person, without a trial, to be guilty of a crime.
- c The power of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional. It is used to limit the power of popular majorities.
- d Federal rules that tell state governments what they must do with or without federal government funding. Mostly civil rights and environmental issues.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Laws and regulations, not otherwise unconstitutional, that promote health, safety, and morals that can be undertaken by the states.
- Made up os mayors, governors, police chiefs, etc. who tend to count on federal funds.
- Government is dominated by capitalists and is merely a reflection of underlying economic forces.
- Government 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.
- The right to declare a federal law unconstitutional by a state. No longer allowed after the Civil War.
5 True/False questions
11th Amendment → Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
Line Item Veto Act → Political authority given by law or by written constitution.
Authority → Ability of one person to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
Separation of Powers → Laws and regulations, not otherwise unconstitutional, that promote health, safety, and morals that can be undertaken by the states.
Antifederalists → Argues that the nation needed a loose confederation of states with most powers of government going to the state legislatures and state courts.