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Marbury v. Madison set up Judicial Review. What is Judicial Review?
a) Supreme Court can make sure all laws passed are constitutional
b) Supreme Court can't look at any laws
c) Supreme Court can make sure laws are fair
d) Supreme Court can make sure laws make everyone happy

The United States has a dual court system with a federal (national) court system and a state court system. Both parts of the judicial branch -
a) make laws
b) enforce or carry out laws
c) interpret laws
d) debate laws

The president, governors, mayors, and managers are leaders of the executive branch at the three levels of government. This means that they -
a) enforce or carry out laws
b) make laws
c) interpret laws
d) debate laws

Congress, the General Assembly, board of supervisors, city council, and town council are the legislative branches at the three levels of government. This means that they all -
a) enforce or carry out laws
b) make laws
c) interpret laws
d) veto laws

Power is shared between the national, state, and local level of government. This is known as -
a) separation of powers
b) federalism
c) supremacy clause
d) checks and balances

Article 6 of the Constitution states that the U.S. Constitution and National laws are the highest law of the land. This is known as the -
a) federalism clause
b) supremacy clause
c) expressed powers
d) implied powers

The system that splits power between three branches of government at the national, state, and local level of government is called -
a) supremacy clause
b) federalism
c) checks and balances
d) separation of powers

The system that makes sure no one branch of government gets too much power by giving them power over eachother is called -
a) supremacy clause
b) federalism
c) checks and balances
d) separation of powers

Why have their only been 27 amendments to the Constitution?
a) The amendment process is easy
b) The amendment process is very complex and difficult
c) The amendment process needs only a few people to agree
d) The amendment process does not work

Federalism, separation of powers, and checks and balances do what to the power of government?
a) expand it
b) limit it
c) promote it
d) take it away

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