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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The President has the power to appoint ambassadors with the approval of what group?
2. Giving a limited amount of power to the central government and allowing each state to keep the majority of laws and powers was what?
3. The author stipulates that how many different kinds of democracy exist?
4. The new Constitution required that which federal branch of government would be responsible for making laws?
5. The Congress separated into the House of Representatives and the Senate is the result of a dispute termed what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Amendment 6 grants what rights to a citizen accused of a crime?
2. What does Amendment 13 address?
3. What does Amendment 25 detail?
4. How did the Constitution initially come to be amended?
5. What is meant by "checks and balances" in government?
6. Why does the author believe everyone living in the United States should study the Constitution?
7. What rights does Amendment 8 specify?
8. Who gets credit for writing the Constitution?
9. What does Amendment 18 provide for?
10. What does Amendment 4 protect against?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did the delegates resolve the problem of having the states maintain specific important powers while simultaneously establishing a strong federal government?
Essay Topic 2
What is the Great Compromise? What issues did it stem from?
Essay Topic 3
What is the jurisdiction of the federal courts?
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