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  1. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - In 1988, Americans chose George Bush as President.
    A= Republicanism
  2. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    -Congress approved of President Reagan's appointment of Sandra Day o'Connor to the Supreme Court.
    A= Checks and Balances.
  3. Identify the principle involved in each statement
    Congress makes the laws for the nation.
    A= Seperation of Power.
  4. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - Massachusetts must respect the laws of neighboring Connecticut and distant Alaska.
    A= Federalism.
  5. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - The President and all other government officials must obey the law as do all American citizens.
    A= Limited Government.
  6. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - Voters in Virginia elected the first black governor in 1989.
    A= Republicanism
  7. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - New York State cannot sign a treaty with Canada or any other foreign country.
    A= Federalism.
  8. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - Both the state and national government tax the citizens.
    A= Federalism.
  9. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - Congress cannot make a law that violates freedom of speech.
    A= Limited Government
  10. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - The powers of the national government are distributed among three branches of government.
    A= Seperation of Power.
  11. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - The government cannot arrest a person unless that person has violated the law.
    A= Limited Government.
  12. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - State and local governments supervise the public school system.
    A= Federalism.
  13. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - The senate can refuse to approve a treaty that the President has negotiated.
    A= Checks-Balances.
  14. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    The president can veto a bill approved by the House of Presentatives and the Senate.
    A= Checks- Balances.
  15. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    The Supreme Court interprets and applies the law.
    A= Seperation of Power.
  16. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    - The President is commander in cheif of the military.
    A= Seperation of Power.
  17. Identify the principle involved in each statement.
    At the President's requeest , Congress declares war.
    A= Checks and balances.
  18. Th Articles of Confederation created a weak national government because Americans were _____________.
    afraid of giving governments too much power.
  19. Whcih of the following powers did the Articles of Confederation grant to the national government?
    • the power to make treaties
    • the power to issue money
    • the power to make war and peace
  20. What explains why so many Americans in the 1780s feared a strong national government?
    their experiences under earlier British rule.
  21. Americans most challenging economic problem following the American Revolution was ________________.
    taxes that were placed on other states.
  22. A political change that led to success under the Articles of Confederation was _______.
    • negotiating the Treaty of Paris at the end of the war.
    • setting up the Land Ordianance of 1785.
    • establishing the Northwest Territory.
  23. For the smaller states to ratify the Articles of Confederation, they insisted that_____.
    the national government should take control of Western Lands.

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