Unit 1 Test
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Unit 1 Test
unit test questions
The idea of ______ government, that is, that government should not be all-powerful.
The concept of _______ government - a government that served the will of the people.
The new government of the U.S. was influenced by the philosophical works of _____ and _____.
Locke and Rosseau
A _____ is a document that provides a framework or structure for a government.
______ means that there is a two house congress.
The Framers decided to count a slave as _______ of a person when determining the population of a state
The first two political parties are the:
Anti-Federalists and Federalists
Congress finally attained a ______ (majority) on April 6 and counted the electoral votes.
_______ was unanimously elected President.
The term _____ means to remove or recall a law.
Congress was forbidden from taxing exported goods and was not allowed to act on the slave trade for ___ years.
The Second Constitutional _______ was the first governing body of the United States.
List the 4 characteristics of a state.
territory, government, sovereignty, population
A recognition of the fundamental worth and ____ of every person.
A respect for the ____ of all persons.
A faith in majority rule and an insistence upon ______ rights.
An acceptance of the necessity of _______.
An insistence upon the widest possible degree of individual ______.
_____ can participate in the governing process.
The geographic ______ of the government power within the state.
The relationship between the ____(lawmaking) and the ______ (law-executing) branches of the government.
legislative ; executive
A ______ government is the institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies.