Civics, Chapter 3 - Section 1

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  • 1. 
    ______1. The Declaration of Independence states that government should get their power from the ______________________________________________.      
    • A. 

      "consent of the governed"

    • B. 

      Forcing people to do things

    • C. 

      King of England

  • 2. 
     2.  _____________________________________ is one of the  most cherished ideals in the United States.  
    • A. 

      Popular Voting

    • B. 

      Popular Sovereignty

    • C. 

      Population Counts

  • 3. 
    3.  The _______________________ is the introduction to the US Constitution and is a statement of goals.          
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Magna Carta

  • 4. 
    4.  The Preamble lists ________ goals for the government of the US.   
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      10

  • 5. 
    5.  “To form a more perfect union” relates to the idea that the union would be better than it was under the ________________________________________.        
    • A. 

      Magna Carta

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Articles of Confederation

  • 6. 
    6.  The second goal, ___________________________________________, meant that everyone would be subject to the same laws and punishments.          
    • A. 

      "To establish justice"

    • B. 

      "To punish criminals"

    • C. 

      "To make things right"

  • 7. 
    7. “To ensure domestic tranquility” means that the government would work to the keep the _____________________ at home.        
    • A. 

      Peace

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Government

  • 8. 
    8.  The statement, “______________________________________________” means that the US will provide the military for our country.            
    • A. 

      To fight wars

    • B. 

      To promote warfare

    • C. 

      To provide for the common defense

  • 9. 
    9.  “To promote the general ________________________” means that all people will be cared for and taken care of.      
    • A. 

      Welfare

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Maintenance

  • 10. 
    10.  “To secure the blessings of liberty” means that all Americans have the same ____________________________.        
    • A. 

      Freedoms

    • B. 

      Blessings

    • C. 

      Education

  • 11. 
    11.  A republic works successfully because of the American belief in ____________ rule.      
    • A. 

      Minority

    • B. 

      Majority

    • C. 

      Powerful

  • 12. 
    12.  _______________ powers are given to the federal government by the Constitution.            
    • A. 

      Delegated

    • B. 

      Enumerated

    • C. 

      Implied

  • 13. 
    13.  The US Constitution gives certain powers to each state, these are called_________ powers.      
    • A. 

      Retained

    • B. 

      Delegated

    • C. 

      Reserved

  • 14. 
    14.  ____________________ powers are shared by the federal and state governments.             
    • A. 

      Concurrent

    • B. 

      Retained

    • C. 

      Delegated

  • 15. 
    15.  Limited powers let the founders spell out the powers of the Federal government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    16.  What is the division of power between the federal and state governments called?
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