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Which of the following is/was NOT a form of laws and rules?
a) Declaration of Independence
b) US Constitution
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Mayflower Compact

Which of the following is NOT a basic purpose of government?
a) establish justice
b) provide common defense
c) vote when 18
d) secure blessings of liberty

Which of the following is an example of ensuring domestic tranquility?
a) building roads
b) collecting taxes
c) treaties with other countries
d) military

Which of the following is NOT a service of the national government?
a) armed forces
b) garbage collection
c) National parks
d) Highways

Which of the following is not part of an executive branch?
a) mayor
b) govenor
c) principal
d) president

The Legislative branch does all of the following except:
a) veto laws
b) writes laws
c) discusses laws
d) make laws

Why do we have three branches of government?
a) so the states keep most of the power
b) so the president makes all of the countries decissions
c) to make sure all peoples rights are protected
d) to write the declaration

Which of the following is an example of freedom of speech?
a) yelling "fire" in a crowded building when there isn't a fire.
b) singing in the shower
c) talking critically about the president
d) putting trash in the garbage

How does the government ensure the freedom to free education?
a) providing school lunch
b) college tuition
c) public schools
d) Sunday schools

Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of all citizens?
a) getting a good job
b) paying taxes
c) voting
d) community service

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