"In determining questions in the United States in Congress assembled, each State shall have one vote."—Articles of Confederation
Could a person correctly argue that this quote violates the principle of popular sovereignty?
A person could not correctly argue that it is a violation because the quote shows states did have a voice in government.
One could not correctly argue that it is a violation because the quote shows that each state has equal power in Congress.
A person could correctly argue that is a violation because the states would have less power than the leaders in Congress.
One could correctly argue that it is a violation because the states have different populations and should have proportional votes.
How did early American leaders think the Articles of Confederation would protect natural rights?
They included a separate Bill of Rights that listed specific rights related to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
They assumed that a strong federal government would be able to protect people better than separate states.
They felt that since no government can take natural rights away it was not necessary to put them in writing.
They believed that keeping the federal government weak would protect the rights of the states and people.
How does the U.S. Constitution reflect the principle of democracy?
It creates a republic government, which is the same as democracy.
Most of the people can elect leaders and petition the government.
It creates a republic form of government run by only a few officials.
Most of the people have no role or effect on the legislative branch
The principle of federalism is clearly evident in the U.S. Constitution through the
oath of the president
Which of the following characteristics of the U.S. Constitution best reflects the principle of individual rights?
The framers added a Bill of Rights through the amendment process.
The framers gave people the right to abolish the executive branch.
It lists the natural rights of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
It lists the powers of government that belong to the people.
Expressed powers are those that are
listed in the Constitution and belong to the state governments
listed in the Constitution and belong to the national government
implied by the Constitution and belong to the state governments
implied by the Constitution and belong to the national government
The word "reserved" refers to powers that
belong only to state governments
belong to the national government
are shared by the states and nation
are determined only by the president
The executive branch has the responsibility of
creating new laws for the good of the nation
interpreting laws that are questioned by states
enforcing laws passed by the legislative branch
determining responsibilities of the other branches
The judicial branch is
the president and the vice president
only the Supreme Court and its staff
a system of state and federal courts
representatives from all 50 states
Which of the following makes a true statement?
Concurrent powers are those that are exclusive to the states, such as ratifying amendments.
Concurrent powers are those that are exclusive to national government, like printing money.
Delegated powers are those that are exclusive to national government, like printing money.
Delegated powers are those that are exclusive to the states, such as ratifying amendments.
An example of a shared or concurrent power is the power to
"To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;"—U.S. Constitution
The power described in this quote belongs to the
Which of the following quotes best reflects the principle of popular sovereignty in the Declaration of Independence?
"For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury."
"He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected."
"He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures."
"All men âre endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."