Principles of Government
Historical Documents
Bill of Rights
Quotes
Blast From the Past

100

This principle of Government divides the power between local, state, and national governments.
What is Federalism

100

This document is called a "living document" because it can constantly be changed or amended.
What is the Constitution

100

Which amendment allows freedom to practice your religion as long as it is not endangering the public?
What is First

100

"The purse and the sword shall not be held in the same hands" What principle is this quote supporting?
What is Separation of Powers

100

Type of economy where the buyers and sellers determine what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.
What is Market Economy

200

Which principle of government is demonstrated when the president vetoes a bill
What is Checks and Balances

200

This document lists the basic rights that all states are guaranteed. It was written so that all the states would ratify the Constitution.
What is the Bill of Rights

200

Which amendment states that a police officer needs a warrant or probable cause to search your trunk
What is Fourth

200

"President Announces new Plan for Health Care Reform" Which role of Government is he fulfilling?
What is promote general welfare

200

Giving up your best option in exchange for your second best option.
What is Opportunity Cost

300

The Supreme Court's job is to interpret the constitution and its laws.
What is Separation of Powers

300

What was the purpose of the Magna Carta?
What is limit the power of the king

300

Define: Due Process
What is the steps law enforcement and government officials must take when dealing with citizens in order to protect their rights.

300

"In all that people can do for themselves, government ought not to interfere" What principle applies to this quote?
What is Limited Government

300

If supply is high and demand is low, what will happen to the cost of an item.
What is it will go down.

400

President Nixon was forced to turn over the material he obtained during the Watergate Scandal because of what principle?
What is Rule of Law

400

Name 2 of the documents that introduced the ideas of Democracy to the Americans.
What is Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact

400

Name 2 of your rights that are protected by the 5th Amendment.
What is double jeopardy, eminent domain, self incrimination, due process

400

"That all government of right originates from the people...they have the right to alter, reform, or abolish their form of government." Which principle does this support?
What is Popular Sovereignty

400

In this type of democracy the legislative and executive roles are carried out by one large elected group.
What is Parliamentary Democracy

500

This case set the precedent for judicial review
What is Marbury v Madison

500

Name 2 issues the Founding Fathers debated while writing the Constitution
What is taxation and representation (3/5's compromise), length of office for president, how to elect legislative branch (Virginia Plan)

500

When the government can take private property from citizens as long as they pay you what it is worth.
What is Eminent Domain

500

"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution thereof, not prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the states respectively or the people thereof" Which principle?
What is Federalism

500

List 3 of the roles of government as stated in the Preamble of the US Constitution.
What is In order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity