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2 Which of the following principles gives each branch of government the power to limit the power of the other two branches? 1.Checks and balances 2.Popular sovereignty 3.Separation of powers 4.Federalism.

3 Who is the head of the executive branch of the national government? 1.Vice President 2.Supreme court 3.President 4. Governor

4 What is the job of the legislative branch? 1.carry out laws 2.make laws 3. explain laws 4. interpret laws

5 What are the 3 branches of government? 1. executive, federal, and judicial 2. executive, legislative, and judicial 3. state, national and judicial 4. national, state, and local

6 We the people… 1. never appears in the Constitution 2. are the first 3 words in the Declaration of Independence 3. are the last 3 words of the Declaration of Independence 4. are the first 3 words of the Constitution

7 The Constitution is the _______________________ of the land. 1. Supreme law 2. Best law 3. Last law 4. Only law

8 Which branch of the government carries out laws? 1.Judicial 2.Executive 3.Legislative 4.None of the above

9 The people of the US rule through 1.Federalist 2.Representatives 3.Democrats 4. Republicans

10 Power to govern is shared between the _________ and ____________ government. 1. Executive and legislative branch 2. Congress and judicial branch 3. Constitution an Supreme Court 4. federal and state

11 Congress cannot 1. Tax 2. Take away individual rights 3. Regulate trade 4. Coin money

12 Under the Articles of Confederation, there was 1.No president 2.No national court system 3.No money 4.Both A and B

13 The government has only the power the _________________ give it. 1.Government 2.Congress 3.People 4.President

14 Who elects the President? 1.US citizens 2.Electoral College 3.US Senators 4.US Congress

15 What is the legislative body for York County? 1.York County Board of Supervisors 2.York County School Board 3.Governor 4. Congress

16 Who has the power of judicial review over state laws? 1.US Supreme Court 2.VA Supreme Court 3.Both A and B 4.Neither A nor B

17 Who is the chief executive for Virginia? 1.Governor 2.President 3.Mayor 4.County Manager

18 Which federal court has a jury? 1.Supreme court 2.District court 3.Circuit court 4.Juvenile court

19 If a person your age were to appear in court to face charges, which court would it be? 1.A. Supreme court 2.District court 3.Circuit court 4. Juvenile court

20 If Congress passes a law that says only women can vote, what would happen? 1.The President would make a new law. 2. Congress would veto it. 3. It would be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. 4. It would be approved.

21 Which of the following is a way that an individual can influence the political process? television 2.join an athletic team 4.none of the above

22 What is the final step in the lawmaking process 1.Working on the bill in committees 2.Signing or vetoing the bill by the President of the governor 3.Voting on a bill by both houses 4.Debating the bill

23 Which amendments to the US Constitution provide for due process of law protection? 1.5 th and 14 th 2.27 th 3.5 th and 21 st 4. all of them

24 Which term refers to powers that are given to the state governments? 1. reserved powers 2.enumerated powers 3.concurrent/shared powers 4.implied powers

25 Which of the following is an example of a concurrent/shared power? 1.taxing 2.coining money 3.setting up schools 4.establishing driving laws

26 Which court's proceedings are kept private? 1.District Court 2.Circuit Court 3.Supreme Court 4.Juvenile Court

27 Which of the following people is credited with designing and building the reaper? 1. Fulton 2. Whitney 3. Garrison 4. McCormick

28 The Oregon Country was gained by treaty with 1. France 2. Mexico 3. Britain 4. Spain

29 The Monroe Doctrine 1. banned European expansion or interference in the Americas 2. blocked trade between the nations in the western hemisphere and Europe 3. stopped all trade between North and South America 4. declared that the US would resolve all problems in South America

30 Which of the following land cessions was an example of annexing? 1. Texas 2. Florida 3. Oregon 4. California

31 The Confederacy included 1.Florida and Texas 2.New York and Pennsylvania 3.Delaware and Maryland 4.Missouri and Kansas

32 The Fourteenth Amendment declared that: 1. All male citizens, whatever their race, are entitled to vote. 2. All those born in the U.S. are citizens and states cannot take away their legal rights. 3. Presidents cannot serve three terms. 4. Slavery was banned in the United States.

33 The period following the Civil War is called 1. Constitution 2. Reconstruction 3. Manifest Destiny 4. Emancipation

34 Where were the first shots of the Civil War fired? 1. Gettysburg 2. Ft. Monroe 3. Appomatox Courthouse 4. Ft. Sumter

35 According to the Kansas- Nebraska Act, who would decide if Kansas and Nebraska would have slaves? 1.President 2. Congress 3. Citizens 4.Slave owners

36 Who was the President of the Confederacy? 1. Jefferson Davis 2. Abraham Lincoln 3. Ulysses S. Grant 4. Robert E. Lee

37 Who was the Confederate general who surrendered and brought about the end of the Civil War? 1. Robert E. Lee 2. Abraham Lincoln 3. Ulysses S. Grant 4. Stonewall Jackson

38 What famous American focused efforts on the poor housing conditions of immigrants? 1.Booker T. Washington 2.Jane Addams 3.Abigail Adams 4.W.E.B. DuBois

39 The system of laws that made racially discriminatory practices legal was called: 1. Jim Crow" 2."The Negro Leagues" 3."Reconstruction" 4."Business As Usual"

40 Which African American leader is INCORRECTLY linked with their political philosophy? 1. W.E.B. DuBois - full political equality 2. Frederick Douglass - Emancipation and Suffrage 3. Booker T. Washington - social separation of the races 4. Harriett Tubman - Reconstruction

41 Which of the following statements is NOT true about late 1800s workplaces? 1. Children as young as 8 years old worked in some factories 2. There were no safety devices on assembly lines. 3. The invention of electric lights meant factories were well lit. 4. There was no insurance available to help injured workers pay their bills.

42 The Progressive Movement of the late 1800s primarily focused on achieving which of the following reforms? 1. ending slavery 2. improving unfair working conditions 3. improving transportation 4. reducing the use of liquor

43 . Which of the following was NOT a result of the Spanish-American War? 1. The U.S. emerged as a serious world power in international affairs. 2. The U.S. gained possession of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico. 3. Yet another Treaty of Paris was signed. 4. Cuba remained a Spanish protectorate on a 100-year lease.

44 Which of the following countries were included in the Allies? 1. Great Britain, France, and Germany 2. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey 3. Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Great Britain 4. Great Britain, France, and Russia

45 What was the name of the peace plan that was proposed by the U.S. president at the end of World War I? 1. Plan for Peace 2. Paris Peace Agreement 3. Fourteen Points 4. Zimmerman telegraph

46 Which of the following was NOT a cause for World War I? 1. Imperialism 2. Nationalism 3. Armistice 4. Militarism

47 During the first few years of World War I, the United States: 1. fought bravely 2. chose to remain neutral 3. sent troops to Europe 4. Refused to trade with European countries

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