Unit 1 Test

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  1. The idea of ______ government, that is, that government should not be all-powerful.
    limited
  2. The concept of _______ government - a government that served the will of the people.
    representative
  3. The new government of the U.S. was influenced by the philosophical works of _____ and _____.
    Locke and Rosseau
  4. A _____ is a document that provides a framework or structure for a government.
    constitution
  5. ______ means that there is a two house congress.
    Bicameral
  6. The Framers decided to count a slave as _______ of a person when determining the population of a state
    three-fifths
  7. The first two political parties are the:
    Anti-Federalists and Federalists
  8. Congress finally attained a ______ (majority) on April 6 and counted the electoral votes.
    quorum
  9. _______ was unanimously elected President.
    George Washington
  10. The term _____ means to remove or recall a law.
    repeal
  11. Congress was forbidden from taxing exported goods and was not allowed to act on the slave trade for ___ years.
    20
  12. The Second Constitutional _______ was the first governing body of the United States.
    Constitution
  13. List the 4 characteristics of a state.
    territory, government, sovereignty, population
  14. A recognition of the fundamental worth and ____ of every person.
    dignity
  15. A respect for the ____ of all persons.
    equalities
  16. A faith in majority rule and an insistence upon ______ rights.
    minority
  17. An acceptance of the necessity of _______.
    compromise
  18. An insistence upon the widest possible degree of individual ______.
    freedom
  19. _____ can participate in the governing process.
    Who
  20. The geographic ______ of the government power within the state.
    distribution
  21. The relationship between the ____(lawmaking) and the ______ (law-executing) branches of the government.
    legislative ; executive
  22. A ______ government is the institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies.
    government

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