Its elected officials
The consent of the governed
Government should guarantee its citizens economic security.
The central government and states should share power.
A government that denies its people certain basic rights can be overthrown.
Rulers derive their right from God and are bound to govern in the nation’s best interest.
Guaranteeing trial by jury to all men
Allowing women to take part in government
Indicating that people are the source of power
Providing for Presidential elections every four years
Is a limited monarchy
Violates natural rights
Becomes involved in entangling alliances
Favors one religion over another
It united the members of the Continental Congress.
It announced a new nation to foreign governments.
It started the American Revolution.
It was used as a propaganda tool to explain the rebellion.
Had no plan to organize the Northwest Territory
Lacked the ability to enforce its authority
Circulated no paper money
Compelled the states to abide by its treaties
A Congress with legislative powers
A president with executive powers
A Supreme Court with judiciary powers
State governments with veto powers
Popular votes in each state
The state legislatures
They had signed the Declaration of Independence.
The vice president
The House of Representatives
The Supreme Court
Separation of church and state
Separation of military and civilian authority
Separation of campaign donations from an elected official’s votes
Separation of the functions of the legislative, executive and judicial branches
All of the above
Only those specifically described in the Constitution and amendments.
Only laws that support the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity.
Any laws it can approve by a simple majority that aren’t vetoed.
Any laws that are necessary and proper for executing the powers of the federal government.
Be a natural born citizen of the United States
Be at least 35 years old
Vote in at least two previous presidential elections
Have resided in the country for at least 14 years
Maintains proper fiscal discipline by controlling spending
Keeps any branch from becoming too powerful
Requires government jobs be open to all qualified citizens
None of the above
At least five
No more than 11
The Constitution doesn’t specify.
The Establishment Clauses
The Bill of Rights
The Articles of Confederation
They want their right to an attorney.
They refuse to testify against themselves.
They agree to testify against someone else if they get immunity.
They believe they're wrongly accused.
The president appointed a replacement.
A special election was held for vice president.
The speaker of the House became vice president.
There was no vice president until the next presidential election.
The Supreme Ruler of the Universe
A righteous people
A just government
“…all men are created equal…”
“…life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
“…governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.”
“…of the people, by the people and for the people…”
The Declaration of Independence
The U.S. Constitution
All laws of Congress and the Legislature
The well-regulated militia
Members of law enforcement
Those with state permits