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The Bill of Rights does not expressly guarantee
a) freedom of enterprise.
b) freedom of petition.
c) freedom of the press.
d) the right to trial by jury.

Which of the following is NOT stated in an amendment to the Constitution?
a) Congress must approve a budget that is in balance.
b) Anyone accused of a crime has a right to a speedy trial.
c) Congress shall have the power to collect taxes on income.
d) People have the right to assemble peaceably

According to the Fourth Amendment, the police can search and seize a person's property only if
a) a judge issues a warrant.
b) the chief of police gives permission.
c) neighbors sign a petition.
d) he has already been arrested for a crime.

The First Amendment guarantees
a) the right to vote.
b) freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
c) the right to bear arms.
d) the right against self incrimination.

The Bill of Rights to the Constitution was intended to limit the power of
a) the federal government
b) state governments over its citizens
c) citizens to amend the Constitution
d) legislatures to amend the Constitution

The concept of separation of powers involves
a) the division of the functions of government.
b) a central government and submissive states.
c) strong state governments with taxation powers.
d) the delegation of authority to the colonies.

Federalism in the Constitution meant
a) dividing power between state and national levels.
b) placating mercantile and agrarian interests.
c) separating governmental functions into branches
d) protecting individual and property rights.

The list of essential rights demanded by the colonists included life, liberty, and
a) property
b) self employment
c) taxation only with representation
d) political liberty

How old must a person be to be elected a Representative to the House?
a) 25
b) 35
c) 30
d) 18

How old must someone be to be elected president?
a) 35
b) 25
c) 30
d) there is no age qualification

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