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)
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