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The power comes from the people
a) Popular Sovereignty b) Republicanism c) Separation of Powers d) Limited Government
The people vote for representatives to make laws and conduct government
a) Checks and Balances b) Popular Sovereignty c) Republicanism d) Limited Government
Congress makes laws for the nation
a) Limited Government b) Separation of Powers c) Republicanism d) Checks and Balances
The president and all gov't officials must obey the law like all American citizens
a) Federalism b) Republicanism c) Individual Rights d) Limited government
Voters in Virginia elected the first black governor to office in 1989
a) Checks and Balances b) Republicanism c) Individual Rights d) Separation of Powers
The Supreme Court can declare laws unconstitutional
a) Individual Rights b) Federalism c) Checks and Balances d) Republicanism
Congress can't make laws that violate the right of free speech
a) Popular Sovereignty b) Limited Government c) Republicanism d) Individual Rights
Who is remembered as the Father of the Constitution for all of his input and ideas?
a) James Madison b) George Washington c) Thomas Jefferson d) John Adams
This meeting called for replacing the Articles of Confederation with a new government:
a) Continental Congress b) Philadelphia Convention c) Confederation Congress d) Stamp Act Congress
This house in Congress gave states equal representation in the government:
a) House of Representatives b) Virginia Plan c) Senate d) New Jersey Plan
This house of Congress gave states representation based on their population:
a) House of Representatives b) New Jersey Plan c) Senate d) Virginia Plan
Under the Great Compromise what was created to represent states?
a) Supreme Court b) Executive Order c) Congress d) Cabinet
How were slaves counted for representation in the new government?
a) Missouri Compromise b) Great Compromise c) 3/5th compromise d) Great Compromise
What allowed for both large and small states to be equally represented in the government?
a) The Great Compromise b) The 3/5th Compromise c) The Missouri Compromise d) The Compromise of 1850
Under the Virginia Plan how many votes did states get for representation in the government?
a) One b) Thirteen c) Based on population d) Equal representation
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