When U.S. citizens elect members of Congress, they are practicing
In a direct democracy, people vote on issues themselves, rather than electing representatives to decide for them.
Thomas Jefferson’s reference to the natural rights of “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” in the Declaration of Independence was clearly inspired by the ideas of
The Magna Carta is important for establishing which of the following?
Why did the delegates at the Constitutional Convention decide to abandon the Articles of Confederation?
Why was the national government under the Constitution stronger than the national government under the Articles of Confederation?
Which of the following decided how slaves would be counted into the figuring a state’s population?
Division of Government between the National and state governments
Division of Power between the 3 branches of government
Prevents any one branch of government from becoming too powerful
Reapportionment is when seats in the House of Representative are redistributed based upon the most recent census of state populations.
The Great Compromise created the structure of a bicameral legislative branch.
Congress’s power to coin money is
The leader of the House of Representatives is the
Congress may override a presidential veto with a
Describes the process for amending the Constitution
Specifies powers of the judicial branch
Addresses relationship between the federal and state gov
A presidential election is won by the candidate who
Presidential appointees for cabinet department heads and other top government offices must be approved by a