Constitution Solution
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    In addition to serving as an introduction to the United States Constitution, which does the Preamble also accomplish?

    answer choices

    outlines the rights of the people

    provides a set of rules for creating laws

    proclaims our independence from Great Britain

    identifies the goals and purposes of the government

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    The headline "Federal Government Approves Creation of a Military Air Force!" reports a decision of the government.


    Which goal of the Preamble is best reflected in the headline?

    answer choices

    insure domestic tranquility

    form a more perfect union

    promote the general welfare

    provide for the common defense

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    Which phrase included in the Preamble of the United States Constitution reflects the principle of consent of the governed?

    answer choices

    we the people

    establish justice

    form a more perfect union

    promote the general welfare

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the image how , how is a goal of the Preamble being violated in this image?

    answer choices

    by violating the general welfare by restricting voting rights

    by violating a more perfect union by discouraging segregation

    by violating the separation of powers as outlined in the Constitution

    by violating domestic tranquility by encouraging government abuse of power

  • Question 5
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    "The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted." - James Madison


    Based on the quote above, which principal of government would James Madison have supported?

    answer choices

    checks and balances

    popular sovereignty

    self-government

    federalism

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    "The accumulation of all powers,...in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, ...may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny."

    - James Madison


    Based upon the quote, which principle would Madison most likely have wanted included in the structure of the United States government to prevent tyranny?

    answer choices

    federalism

    natural rights

    popular sovereignty

    separation of powers

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Which check does the president have over congress?

    answer choices

    vetoing laws

    approving treaties

    approving nominations

    declaring laws unconstitutional

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which principle does the judicial branch apply when it declares a law made by the legislative branch unconstitutional?

    answer choices

    judicial privlege

    checks and balances

    separation of powers

    consent of the governed

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    "Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men without a consequent loss of liberty!..."


    based on the quote, why would the anti-federalist have been justified in wanting to include a bill of rights?

    answer choices

    in order to protect people's freedoms from government abuse of power

    in order to increase the central government's power and create a federal system

    in order to limit the central government's power and maintain a confederal system

    in order to limit the government through separation of powers and checks and balances

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    Which group supported the Bill of Rights?

    answer choices

    Anti-Federalist

    Federalist

    Loyalist

    Psatriots

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