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100

What is the introductory body of the Constitution called?

The Preamble

100

This amendment gave us the freedoms we know such as free speech, press, and religion. 

The 1st Amendment

100

A leader that rules by force.

Dictator

100

A set number.

Quota

100

When you are born in the United States or any of its territories you automatically became a ___________?


Citizen

200

What are the powers that are listed specifically for the federal government in the Constitution? 

Delegated Powers

200

This amendment gave women the right to vote or suffrage. 

19th Amendment

200

The type of democracy we utilize in the United States and other Western democracies.

Representative

200

Explain what is Eminent Domain.

The taking of private property for public use. 

200

The U.S. Census that determines how we are represented, what services are provided to what locations, and more occurs how often?

Ten Years

300

What is the system of sharing powers between the states and national government called?

Federalism

300

This amendment ended slavery in the U.S.

13th Amendment

300

The government of Ancient Athens.

Direct Democracy

300

The consent of the governed, people allowing a government to rule over them.

Popular Sovereignty 

300

When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

1776

400

What are the powers given to the states called?

Reserved Powers

400

This amendment gives us the right to trial by jury. 

7th Amendment

400

Vatican City and Iran are examples of countries that are organized by what type of government?

Theocracy

400

Tell me the difference between Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances.

The first one is a division of tasks or jobs assigned to each branch. The second one are the powers each branch has to "check" each other so that no one branch is all powerful.

400

Supreme Court case that established Judicial Review as a power for the Judicial Branch.

Marbury v. Madison (1803)

500

What is the definition for the word constitution?

A plan of government.
500

The amendment that ended the Poll Tax.

24th Amendment

500

Saudi Arabia. Swaziland. Oman. Qatar. Brunei. Are countries that are ran by this style of "old" government?

(Hint: King Henry the Eighth)

Absolute Monarchy

500

Why is the Mayflower Compact so important?

It was the first example of self-government.

500

Under the Articles of of Confederation, the first government of the U.S. How many votes did you need to pass any form of legislation nationally?

9 out of 13

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