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5 Matching questions

  1. Recall
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. Judicial Review
  4. Ex Post Facto Law
  5. Authority
  1. a A law that makes criminal an act that was legal when it was committed.
  2. b The right to use power. "Formal" means that the right to exercise power is vested in government office.
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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. e The power of the Supreme Court to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional. It is used to limit the power of popular majorities.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Aristotle's Greece in which a all or most citizens participated in government directly.
  2. Guaranteed the extension of the Bill of Rights to include state actions and not just federal.
  3. Enables voters to reject a measure adopted by the legislature.
  4. Ex-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.
  5. The government is dominated by appointed officials within the bureaucracy. They decide how to translate public laws into administrative actions.

5 True/False questions

  1. CoalitionThe shifting of national government actions to that of the states. Examples include welfare and health care.

          

  2. 11th AmendmentProtects states from lawsuits by citizens of other states or foreign nations.

          

  3. NullificationAn alliance - As referenced by Federalist 51 - A group of factions that comes together to rule. In a large republic more interests are represented.

          

  4. Federal Republica government in which a system of representation operates through competitive elections.

          

  5. DevolutionAn alliance - As referenced by Federalist 51 - A group of factions that comes together to rule. In a large republic more interests are represented.