Raising money through national taxes.
Calling up national troops in a time of crises.
Starting and structuring a national military.
Paying back the loans made to pay for the revolutionary war.
The printing and distrubuting of a national currency
Orders the government into a specific structure and form.
Provides the fundamental law of the society it is to govern.
Limits the governments power and spells out specific individual powers.
Protects individuals rights and removes them from the governmental decision process.
Establishes a set of guidelines that are recommended to be followed by the government
A Dynastic Empire
A Constitutional Republic
A League of Sovereign States
A Parliamentary Monarchy
Too powerful and and oppressive to the states.
Too weak in relation to the state governments.
Considered to be too similar to the British form of government.
Virtually unlimited in it's ability to control all aspects of goverment.
Exactly as our federal government is structured today.
Large states wanted more representation than smaller states based on population.
Smaller states wanted equal representation in Congress without regard to population.
A strong distrust of a powerful and centralized national government.
Creating a centralized goverment with enough checks and balances to avoid tyranny.
Several states wanting to secede and form there own governemnt.
People as the rightful source of the power of the government.
The form and structure of the governemnt.
A Union where none had existed before.
The office of the President and Vice President.
The basic Bill of Rights.
War powers and national defense.
Justice and protection of liberty.
Common welfare and wel being of citizens.
Limits of personal freedom
Freedom of Religion and the Press.
The legislative powers of Congress.
Procedural rules governing speeches on the floor of Congress.
Powers unique to the Senate and the House of Representatives.
None of the Above.
Aportionment of direct taxes and representation based on population.
Elections and Electors.
Term lengths for office.
Qualifications for office.
The establisment of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Each slave was counted as 5/5ths of a person under the one man, one vote philosophy.
Slaves were not counted at all in an effort to discourage slavery.
Slaves were counted as 3/5ths of a person as a compromise between free and slave states.
Article 1 did not specifically address slaves, but instead counted all free persons and 3/5ths of all others, excluding Indians.
Each slave, Indian and indentured servant was counted a 3/5ths of a person as a compromise between free and slave states.
Authority to convene both houses of Congress.
The right to keep and bear arms.
Civilian power over the military.
Authority for nominating and appointing judges and other officers.
Authority for granting pardons
The Unitary Office of the President.
The Electoral College
Qualifications for the Office of President
The Oath of Office of the President
All of the above
When voted on and passed by 2/3rds majority of both houses of Congress.
When voted on and passed by 2/3rds majority of the legislatures of all the States.
When ratified by a 3/4ths majority of all the States legislatures.
When ratified by 3/4ths of the members of a constitutional convention.
Either C or D
It is passed by a majority in both houses of Congress.
It is passed by both houses of Congress and it is signed by the President
Ten days have elapsed after it is passed by a majority of both houses of Congress, if Congress is in session.
It is vetoed by the President, but is subsequently passed by a super majority of both houses of Congress,
None of the above, they would all become law
Laws must be consistent with the Constituion.
Treaties between the United States and other nations, once ratified by a 2/3rds majority of the Senate, hold the same force of law as the Constitution.
All office holders must take an oath on the Holy Bible to uphold and support the Constitution
Expressely forbids a religious test for qualification to any office.
The Constitution is the "Supreme Law of the Land".
Forbids an official establishment of religion
Gaurantees Freedom of Speech
Gaurantees Freedom of the Press
Gaurantees Freedom to Assemble and Petition
All of the above
Warrants are court orders or commands that must be followed.
The warrent does not need to identify specific items to be siezed.
There must be probable cause for a warrant to be issued.
Someone must swear an oath stating there is probable cause.
The Warrant must specifically describe the place to be searched.
The "Due Process Clause".
The "Miranda Rights".
The "Rights of the Accused".
The "Civil Rights Act".
The "Bill of Rights".
To be informed of the accusation.
Trial by a jury.
Right to an attorney.
To not be forced to testify against oneself.
To be confronted by the witnesses against themself.
The 12 ammendment
The 13th ammendment
The 14th ammendment
The 15th ammendment