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Political Science 4

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Political Science 4

  
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1.  The Constitution represents
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2.  In the United States,
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3.  All of the following comparisons between the House and the Senate are true EXCEPT
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4.  The founders hoped that the Senate would be __________ the House of Representatives.
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5.  An advantage of the unicameral legislature over the bicameral legislature is that
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6.  The Supreme Court has interpreted the ______ clause of the Constitution so broadly that there are very few restrictions on what Congress can do.
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7.  The powers of the president include all of the following EXCEPT
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8.  The founders created the ________ as an intermediate body to elect the president.
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9.  All of the following comparisons between the American presidential and parliamentary systems are true EXCEPT
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10.  All of the following comparisons between the president and senators are true EXCEPT
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11.  In Federalist No. 78, Hamilton argue that the judiciary would be the least threatening branch of government because
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12.  The power of the Supreme Court to declare acts unconstitutional
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13.  Article III of the Constitution
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14.  Legislative supremacy
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15.  The constitutional safeguard that places legislative, executive, and judicial powers in different hands is called
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16.  Aspects of the system of checks and balances include all of the following EXCEPT
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17.  The congressional abilities specifically listed in Article I, Section 8, are called the
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18.  Which of the following is NOT a consequence of federalism?
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19.  The “necessary and proper clause”
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20.  Both the states and the national government may exercise all of the following powers EXCEPT
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21.  The theory that defines the state and national governments as essentially separate from each other and carrying out independent functions is
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22.  Cooperative federalism is a theory that
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23.  In McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), the Supreme Court held that
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24.  McCulloch v. Maryland increased the power of the federal government by
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25.  Gibbons v. Ogden increased the power of the national government by interpreting the
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