Chapter 10 Lesson 1b - Government For A New Nation Question Preview (ID: 41725)


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Jobs of the National or Federal Government
a) national parks and forest, national defense, money and mail, and relations with other countries
b) car and driver licenses, state roads, state lands and resources
c) police and fire protection, libraries, water and garbage
d) none of the answers are correct

Which level of government directs things closest to home?
a) National Government
b) State Government
c) Local Government
d) None of the answers are correct

Jobs of the Local (County and City) Governments
a) national parks and forest, national defense, money and mail, and relations with other countries
b) car and driver licenses, state roads, state lands and resources
c) police and fire protection, libraries, water and garbage
d) none of the answers are correct

Jobs of the State Government
a) national parks and forest, national defense, money and mail, and relations with other countries
b) car and driver licenses, state roads, state lands and resources
c) police and fire protection, libraries, water and garbage
d) none of the answers are correct

Why did the Founding Fathers divide government into different levels and branches?
a) To make sure no one group would have all the power.
b) To make it more difficult to understand the government.
c) To divide the money equally.
d) To be the same as other countries.

What are the three levels of government in the United States?
a) National
b) State
c) Local (County and City)
d) All answers are correct.

A set of rules and ideas for the government. The basic law of the land.
a) levels of a government
b) a constitution
c) taxes
d) rules document

Instead of having a king or queen, Americans wanted what?
a) The ability to choose their government leaders.
b) No leaders at all.
c) Many leaders from each state.
d) All the answers are correct.

The important men from each state that met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were commonly called what?
a) Statesmen
b) Presidents
c) Founding Fathers
d) Congressmen

The meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania resulted in the writing of...
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Constitution of the United States
c) Bill of Rights
d) Taxes

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