The U.S. Constitution, Declaration Of Independence And Washington Constitution

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A proposed ballot initiative would require all Washington schools to teach the relationships between Declaration of Independence, the U. S. And state Constitutions and for students to pass a test on those topics before graduating from high school. Think you already know those topics? Take a quick test:

  
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1.  According to the Declaration of Independence, where does government get its power?
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2.  What fundamental political idea is expressed in the Declaration of Independence?
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3.  Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
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4.  The Declaration of Independence contributed to the development of democracy by:
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5.  According to the Declaration of Independence, the people have the right to alter or abolish a government if that government:
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6.  The Declaration of Independence had many practical effects. Which of the following is NOT one of them:
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7.  How many constitutions has the United States had?
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8.  The government created by the Articles of Confederation lasted only a few years because it:
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9.  The Articles of Confederation and the Constitution both provided for:
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10.  How were the delegates to the Constitutional Convention chosen?
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11.  Who has the power to impeach or bring charges against the president?
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12.  Separation of powers refers to what?
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13.  The Constitution says the role of Congress is to:
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14.  What kind of laws can Congress make?
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15.  Which of the following is NOT a requirement to become president?
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16.  The system of “checks and balances” does what?
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17.  How many Supreme Court justices are called for in the Constitution?
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18.  The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called what?
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19.  Which amendment guarantees the right to criticize the U.S. government?
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20.  What does it mean when accused criminals “plead the fifth”?
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21.  Until the 25th Amendment passed, what happened if a vice president died in office?
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22.  The Washington state Constitution says liberties come from:
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23.  Article 1, Section 1 of the Washington Constitution contains what phrase also found in the Declaration of Independence?
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24.  What does the Washington state Constitution say is the supreme law of the land?
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25.  The Washington state Constitution gives the right to bear arms to:
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