Constitution Chapter 8 Section 1

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  • 1. 
    The following paragraph is know as the_____________________________to the Constitution “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insuredomestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
    • A. 

      Article 1

    • B. 

      Preamble

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence

  • 2. 
      The framers knew the nation needed a uniform system to settle legal disputes. Today, the American justice system requires that the law be applied fairly to every American, regardless of race, religion, gender, or country of origin. This sentence defines what goal of the Constitution.
    • A. 

      To Establish Justice

    • B. 

      To Insure Domestic Tranquillity

    • C. 

      Provide for the common defense

    • D. 

      Secure the blessings of liberty

  • 3. 
    The main body of the Constitution is a short document, divided into seven sections called _______________________________. Together, they establish the framework for our government.
    • A. 

      Preambles

    • B. 

      Articles

    • C. 

      Rights

    • D. 

      Bills

  • 4. 
    Article I describes
    • A. 

      Legislative branch

    • B. 

      Executive branch

    • C. 

      Olive branch

    • D. 

      Judicial branch

  • 5. 
    Article III describes
    • A. 

      Legislative branch

    • B. 

      Executive branch

    • C. 

      Judicial branch

    • D. 

      Olive branch

  • 6. 
    Article II describes
    • A. 

      The judicial branch

    • B. 

      The executive branch

    • C. 

      The legislative branch

    • D. 

      The olive branch

  • 7. 
    Part three of the Consitution are the ___________________________________
    • A. 

      Amendments

    • B. 

      Preamble

    • C. 

      Articles

    • D. 

      Violations

  • 8. 
    The first 10 amendments are known as the
    • A. 

      Declaration of independence

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Articles of devine monarchy

    • D. 

      Wrong doings

  • 9. 
    Each branch of government has power to check, or limit actions of the other branches is know as
    • A. 

      Limited government

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Individual rights

    • D. 

      Checks and balances

  • 10. 
    Individual Rights  The Constitution protects individual rights, such as ....
    • A. 

      Freedom of sppech

    • B. 

      Freedom of religion

    • C. 

      Right to a jury trial

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The Constitution also establishes the principle of _______________________________ or division of power between the federal government and the states. Among the powers the Constitution gives the federal government are the power to coin money, declare war, and regulate trade between the states. States regulate trade within their own borders, make rules for state elections, and establish schools. Some powers are shared between the federal government and the states. Powers not clearly given to the federal government belong to the states
    • A. 

      Popular sovereignity

    • B. 

      Republicanism

    • C. 

      Rights

    • D. 

      Federalism

  • 12. 
    The Constitution rests on eight basic principles
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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