Answer all 48 questions in this part.
Directions (1-48): For each statement or
question, write on the separate
sheet the number of the word or expression that, of those
the statement or answers the question.
1 The Declaration of Independence contributed to the
1 guaranteeing trial by jury to all men
2 allowing women to take part in government
3 indicating that people are the source of power
4 providing for Presidential elections every four years
2 The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention of
contained a provision for
1 the direct election of Senators
2 judicial review
3 regulation of commerce
4 a bicameral legislature
3 ". . . an equality [of votes in the Senate] will enable
the minority to control ...
- James Wilson Pennsylvania delegate,
Constitutional Convention of 1787
Which conclusion can be drawn from this statement?
1 Delegates from the smaller states
should have opposed the
ratification of the Constitution.
2 Some delegates believed that equal representation in the
would give smaller states too much influence.
3 Some delegates believed the term of office for Senators
be too long.
4 Delegates from the smaller states favored a legislature in which
representation was based on population.
4 Separation of powers and federalism
are constitutional principles that
1 establish limits on the powers of government
2 ensure legislative and executive equality
3 increase the power of the national government and decrease
power of the states
4 settle conflicts between state and national authorities
5 The ratification of the Bill of Rights in 1791 illustrated a
1 limiting the power of state
2 expanding the power of Congress
3 protecting individual liberties
4 safeguarding citizens against excessive taxation
6 Which aspect of the Presidency is part of the unwritten
1 consultation with members of the
2 election under the electoral college system
3 role as Commander in Chief
4 duty to inform Congress about the state of the Union
7 The creation of the first political parties in the United
from a controversy over
1 declaring independence from Great
2 recognizing women's equality
3 expanding slavery into the newly acquired territories
4 interpreting the Constitution
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