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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Choose that Branch

  • Responsible for interpreting the laws
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • Can call special sessions of Congress
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • Can refuse to approve federal appointments
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • May establish the number of lower courts
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • Has the power of impeachment
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • May declare laws unconstitutional
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • May grant pardons or reprieves to federal offenders
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • May declare the refusal to enforce laws unconstitutional
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • May veto bills it doesn’t agree with
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • Charged with enforcing the laws
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • May propose amendments as a check on another branch
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • Controls appointments to the Cabinet
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • Responsible for making the laws
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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  • The branch that is furthest removed from the people
    • Legislative
    • Executive
    • Judicial
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 16 – The power to collect income taxes based on how much you earn
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 17 – The popular election of U.S. Senators
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Article 3 – Set up the Judicial Branch
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 4 – The protection from unreasonable searches and seizures
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Article 5 – How to amend the Constitution
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 6 – The right to confront witnesses against you
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 13 – The prohibition of slavery
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 25 – The succession of the president and vice-president
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Order, Freedom or Equality

  • Amendment 26 – Set the voting age to 18
    • Order
    • Freedom
    • Equality
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Terms

  • People who prefer order over equality
    • Conservatives
    • Libertarians
    • Liberals
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  • The right to vote
    • democracy
    • suffrage
    • republicanism
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  • To be forced to testify in a court of law
    • Self-incrimination
    • Double jeopardy
    • Impeachment
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  • To have your day in court
    • Jurisprudence
    • Due process
    • Suffrage
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  • Powers that are specifically written in the Constitution
    • Enumerated
    • Elastic
    • Implied
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  • Prefer freedom to order or equality
    • Conservatives
    • Libertarians
    • Liberals
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  • Power is exercised by elected representatives
    • Federalism
    • Separation of Powers
    • Republicanism
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • Government that can only do what the people allow it to do
    • Limited government
    • Popular government
    • Republican government
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  • The more you make the more you pay
    • Elastic taxation
    • Progressive taxation
    • Equalized taxation
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • Legislation that hasn’t been signed by the President of the United States
    • Amendment
    • Bill
    • Law
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  • Gives Congress powers to make laws that are “necessary and proper” to carry out its other powers
    • Elastic clause
    • Supremacy clause
    • Implied clause
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

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  • Prefer equality to order and freedom
    • Conservatives
    • Libertarians
    • Liberals
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  • Committee where the House and Senate iron out differences between two versions of legislation
    • Joint committee
    • Resolution committee
    • Conference committee
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  • Amendment that protects people from testifying against themselves in court
    • Fourth
    • Fifth
    • Sixth
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  • Makes the Constitution the law of the land
    • Enumerated clause
    • Supremacy clause
    • Elastic clause
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  • Prohibits excessive bail, fines and cruel and unusual punishment
    • Fourth
    • Sixth
    • Eighth
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  • Says citizens are subject to at least two sets of laws
    • Judicial review
    • Republicanism
    • Federalism
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Line-Item Veto

  • Senator Robert Byrd was against the Line-Item Veto
    • True
    • False
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Line-Item Veto

  • Pork-barrel legislation is related mostly to farming
    • True
    • False
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Line-Item Veto

  • The Line-Item Veto was ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court
    • True
    • False
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Line-Item Veto

  • The Line-Item Veto is a relatively new idea (within the last 20 years)
    • True
    • False
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Line-Item Veto

  • The goal of the Line-Item Veto is to make bills shorter and easier to read
    • True
    • False
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Is it Constitutional?

  • Chief Justice Roberts decides he will stay on the court until he dies
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • California makes a fair trade treaty with Mexico
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • President Bush runs for a third term to finish the war in Iraq
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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Is it Constitutional?

  • A young woman on trial for possession of narcotics is forced to testify in court by the judge
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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Is it Constitutional?

  • Michigan institutes a poll tax to pay for new election equipment
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • President Bush calls a special session of Congress after an attack by al-Qaida
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • Governor Granholm who was born in Canada decides to run for the presidency
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • Michigan allows residents to carry a concealed handgun with a permit
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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The Constitution & the American Political SystemUnit Test Review

Is it Constitutional?

  • Mr. Morelock who is 34 decides to run for president in 2008
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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Is it Constitutional?

  • Each state has Electoral College electors equal to its U.S. Representatives plus its U.S. Senators
    • Constitutional
    • Unconstitutional
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Random Questions

  • What fraction of both houses of Congress must pass a constitutional amendment for it to go to the states?
    • Over one-half
    • Two-thirds
    • Three-fourths
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Random Questions

  • What fraction of the states must ratify a constitutional amendment?
    • Over one-half
    • Two-thirds
    • Three-fourths
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Random Questions

  • Under the original Constitution what was the only elected office directly elected by voters?
    • Representative
    • Senator
    • Supreme Court Justice
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Random Questions

  • Which of the following is an argument for the Electoral College
    • Majorities are always right
    • The contingencies or “what ifs” are messy
    • Fraud (keeps states from cheating)