Economic Basics
Types & Forms of Government
Constitutional Principles
America's Beginning
Randomly Random

100

"The government makes all economic decisions"
Command Economy

100

“State governments hold most of the power in this form of government”
Confederation

100

“Power is divided and shared between the local, state, and national government”
Federalism

100

What group of people tried to prevent the US Constitution from becoming ratified?
Anti Federalists

100

“Form of government that emphasizes power be divided between the local, state, and national levels of government”
Federalism

200

“Economic decisions are determined by prior customs—usually associated with agricultural societies”
Traditional Economy

200

“Instead of voting for others to make government policies, the people make all the public policy.”
Direct Democracy

200

“People are the ultimate controllers of the government aka ‘People Power’”
Popular Sovereignty

200

What was the name of America’s first government that eventually was replaced?
Articles of Confederation

200

What word describes “Changes made to the Constitution”?
Amendments

300

“Economic decisions are decided in markets through the interaction of buyers and sellers”
Market Economy

300

“A government that has total control of people’s lives”
Either one of these words is correct: - totalitarian - authoritarian

300

“Government power is divided between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches”
Separation of Powers

300

What is the name of the document that officially freed the 13 colonies from England?
Declaration of Independence

300

“Type of democracy whereby people elect others to run the government”
Representative Democracy or Indirect Democracy

400

“An economy that is a combination of market and command forces”
Mixed Economy

400

“Form of government whereby the national government has more power than the state governments”
Unitary Government

400

“Each branch has the ability to prevent other branches from becoming too powerful”
Checks and Balances

400

What is the name of the list of liberties added to the Constitution in order to help ratify the document?
Bill of Rights

400

“Type of democracy that allows the people to choose both the legislative branch and the executive branch”
Presidential Democracy

500

What vocabulary concept describes: “What you give up when you make a decision”?
Opportunity Cost

500

“Type of democracy whereby the people elect the legislative branch, and the legislative branch chooses the executive”
Parliamentary Democracy

500

“Courts have the power to review government actions/laws and determine whether they are constitutional”
Judicial Review

500

Which court case established judicial review, thus defining the Supreme Court’s power?
Marbury v. Madison

500

“This clause allows the national government to make laws that aren’t necessarily enumerated in the Constitution”
Necessary and Proper Clause (aka the Elastic Clause)