1.The main responsibility of Congress is to

1. make laws for the people of the United States.
2. enforce the laws of state legislatures.
3. command the armed forces.
4. regulate state legislatures.

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2. The section of the U. S. Constitution that grants Congress the power to "make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers... " has come to be known as the

1. great compromise
2. supremacy clause
3. due process provision
4. elastic clause

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3. The constitutional power to regulate commerce allows the federal government to exercise control over

1. post offices and post roads
2. interstate trade.
3. international relations.
4. the value of money.

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4. The elastic clause of the United States Constitution allows for

1. adaptability of congressional power.
2. expansion of Presidential powers.
3. judicial review.
4. expansion of States rights.

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5. The United States Constitution requires that revenue bills begin in the House of Representatives instead of in the Senate. This provision was included because the House of Representatives

1. has more experts on finance and can best decide how money should be spent.
2. has sole control over the banking system.
3. is usually controlled by lawmakers who can raise popular support for spending programs.
4. is more directly accountable to the voters.

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