100 200 300 400 500 3 Branches Important People Checks and Balances Bill of Rights Key Terms Articles of Confederation main
Powers of the Executive Branch. A 100 100a What are Proposes laws, Administers the laws, Commands armed forces, Appoints ambassadors and other officials, Conducts foreign policy, & Negotiates treaties?
Powers of the Judicial Branch. A 200 What are Interprets the Constitution and other laws & Reviews lower court decisions?
Powers of the Legislative Branch. A 300 What are writes the laws, confirms Presidential appointments, ratifies treaties, grants money, &declares war?
Presides over the impeachment trial in the Senate. A 400 Who is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
Has the power to impeach. A 500 What is the House of Representatives?
Provided the basic ideas of the Constitution. B 100 100b Who is James Madison?
These two were divided over how to address the national debt, how to repay bonds and what limits should be placed on the federal government. B 200 Who are Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton?
Believed that woman needed a greater role in the new nation. B 300 Who is Judith Sargent Murray?
Name given to farmers in the Whiskey Rebellion. B 400 Who are the New Sons of Liberty?
Spanish minister who tried to delay reaching an agreement. B 500 Who is Manuel de Godoy?
Allow one branch to block the actions of another to prevent supreme authority. C 100 100c What are checks?
Allows each branch to have a role in the actions of the other branches. C 200 What are balances?
Declaring of a law or action to be unconstitutional. C 300 What is Judicial Review?
Must approve all Presidential appointments. C 400 What is the Senate?
Upheld the notion that federal law has authority to override state law. C 500 What is the supremacy clause of the Constitution?
The five basic rights the First Amendment protects. D 100 100d What are freedom of speech, religion, assembly, petition, and press?
The right to a speedy and public trial. D 200 What is 6 th Amendment?
Powers reserved for the people. D 300 What is 9 th Amendment?
Powers reserved for the States. D 400 What is the 10 th Amendment?
D 500 These are the powers that the Bill of Rights gives to the people. What are delegated powers?
Action or Decision that later serves as an example. E 100 100e What is a precedent?
Idea that political authority belongs to the people. E 200 What is popular sovereignty?
Idea that the federal government can take actions that the Constitution does not forbid. E 300 What is Loose Construction?
They raise money and give it to candidates who support certain issues. E 400 What are political action committees (PACs)?
Idea that federal and state governments have exclusive powers over their area. E 500 What is dual sovereignty?
Articles did this to Congress. F 100 100f What is made it a single branch with limited powers?
Gave most power here. F 200 What is the states?
The sharing of power between a federal government and state government. F 300 What is federalism?
Because of the weakness of the Articles, this system was created to ensure that no one branch could become too powerful. F 400 What is checks and balances?
Showed Americans the weaknesses of the Confederation government. F 500 What is Shays Rebellion?
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