Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Feb 2014 1. Why did the framers promise to add a bill of rights to the U. S. Constitution following ratification? a.Anti Federalists would not support.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Feb 2014 1. Why did the framers promise to add a bill of rights to the U. S. Constitution following ratification? a.Anti Federalists would not support."— Presentation transcript:

1 Feb

2 Why did the framers promise to add a bill of rights to the U. S. Constitution following ratification? a.Anti Federalists would not support the U.S. Constitution without a list of rights being promised b.Anti-Federalists convinced the Federalists that it would be harder to ratify with a bill of rights c.Federalists convinced the Anti-Federalists that it would be easier to ratify with a bill of rights d.Federalists would not support the US Constitution without a list of rights being promised 2

3 3

4 The passage below is from a historical document: “… Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, - That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government…” Based on the passage, what conclusion can be drawn about this colonial view of the English government? a.Few colonists wanted to break economic ties with the English government b.Few colonists wanted to reform the English government c.Many colonists wanted to dissolve ties with English government d.Many colonists wanted to deceive the English government 4

5 The passage below is taken from a citizen’s letter to a public official. “Classrooms are overcrowded. I expect you to take action!” Which is a solution to the citizen’s problem? a.Florida’s education commissioner changes class requirements b.Florida voters pass an amendment to address the issue c.The mayor hosts a meeting to address the concerns d.The city manager conducts building inspections. 5

6 6 “He has…. ●grievance

7 The passage below is from a historical document. “He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures.” Which constitutional power was inspired by this passage? a.The president has the power to make treaties with the advice and consent of the Senate. b.Congress has the power to declare war and raise and support armies. c.The government can quarter soldiers during times of war and peace d.The president has the sole power to declare war 7

8 Which principle of the US Constitution applies to all citizens? a.Separation of powers b.Checks and balances c.Judicial review d.Rule of law 8

9 The passage below is from a speech proposing US Policy: “I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures. I believe that we must assist free peoples to work out their own destinies in their own way. I believe that our help should be primarily through economic and financial aid which is essential to economic stability and orderly political processes.” According to this excerpt, which action did President Truman propose? a.To help nations develop their education systems b.To help nations strengthen their democracies c.To help nations prepare for military conflict d.To help nations create military alliances 9

10 The statement below was made by a U. S. judge. “Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it.” Based on this statement, what can be presumed about citizen responsibilities? a.Citizens can protect their own freedoms through political participation b.Citizens can amend the US Constitution whenever necessary c.Citizens should vote for candidates who support their views d.Citizens should rely on the courts to safeguard their rights 10

11 Why was the US Constitution amended to abolish poll taxes? a.To permit more eligible citizens to buy property b.To permit resident aliens to buy property c.To permit more eligible citizens to vote d.To permit resident aliens to vote 11

12 Which statement explains the purpose of the Preamble to the US Constitution? a.It defines the responsibilities of the three branches of government b.It creates a domestic policy for the federal government c.It establishes the rights and responsibilities of citizens d.It outlines the goals of the US Constitution 12

13 The scenario below describes a safety issue. “A school bus stop is located on a city street with no crosswalk. Most of the students who are picked up a the bus stop live on the opposite side of the street, requiring them to cross a busy intersection to get to their bus.” What is the most effective strategy for getting the bus moved? a.Speaking to a school board member b.Speaking to the bus driver c.Writing letters to the governor d.Writing letters to the mayor 13

14 The chart below shows two systems of government Government 1Government 2 Weak central governmentStrong central government Loose associationDifferent levels of power Organized for limited purposesSpecific purposes for each level Which system of government are described? a.Government 1 – parliamentary; Government 2 – confederal b.Government 1 – federal; Government 2 – parliamentary c.Government 1 – federal; Government 2 – confederal d.Government 1 – confederal; Government 2 - federal 14

15 The cartoon below shows a political discussion. What conclusion can be drawn from this cartoon? a.The US Government should be involved in foreign affairs b.The US Government should not export c.US domestic and foreign policy are not related d.US economic and foreign policy are related 15

16 What can a government official do if a newspaper publishes a story criticizing the president? a.The government official can make the newspaper pay a fine. b.The government official can take control of the newspaper c.The government official can have the reporter arrested d.The government official can write a letter to the editor 16

17 Why would the president seek approval from the United Nations to take military action in a foreign country? a.To deal with international conflict b.To control global warming c.To establish trade barriers d.To encourage free trade 17

18 The cartoon below illustrates government programs. Which issue does the cartoon represent? a.Federal welfare programs are more effective than state welfare programs b.Federal welfare programs are dependent on state welfare programs c.Current job programs cannot manage welfare needs d.Current job programs decrease welfare needs 18

19 Which statement describes a similarity between the Florida Constitution and the U.S. Constitution? a. Both require the election of one senator from each district b. Both divide legislative power between two chambers c. Both allow the election of Supreme Court justices d. Both give more power to the judicial branch 19

20 The newspaper headline below describes an event. a.Popular sovereignty b.Social contract c.Majority rule d.Natural law “10,000 People Rally in front of the White House, Protesting the War in Iraq.” What Enlightenment idea is represented by the headline? 20

21 Which statement describes a similarity between the Florida Constitution and the U.S. Constitution? a. Both require the election of one senator from each district b. Both divide legislative power between two chambers c. Both allow the election of Supreme Court justices d. Both give more power to the judicial branch 21

22 Which statement describes a similarity between the Florida Constitution and the U.S. Constitution? a. Both require the election of one senator from each district b. Both divide legislative power between two chambers c. Both allow the election of Supreme Court justices d. Both give more power to the judicial branch 22

23 The table below describes historical documents. Based on the table, how did the current American political system solve problems that were created by the Articles of Confederation? a.The Constitution delegated more authority to the federal government b.The Constitution established the principle of social contract c.The Constitution reserved more responsibilities to the states d.The Constitution provided for a unicameral legislature No central leadership“The executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America” No national court system“The judicial Power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme Court and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may… ordain and establish.” Amending the Articles required unanimous consent of the states “The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution…” 23

24 What is a responsibility of the U.S. Secretary of State? a.Budget policy b.Foreign affairs c.National parks d.State laws 24

25 What was a direct impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense? a.It generated support for the Declaration of Independence b.It convinced the states to finally ratify the Constitution c.It inspired the writing of the Articles of Confederation d.It influenced the writing of the Mayflower Compact 25

26 What was a direct impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense? a.It generated support for the Declaration of Independence b.It convinced the states to finally ratify the Constitution c.It inspired the writing of the Articles of Confederation d.It influenced the writing of the Mayflower Compact 26

27 What was a direct impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense? a.It generated support for the Declaration of Independence b.It convinced the states to finally ratify the Constitution c.It inspired the writing of the Articles of Confederation d.It influenced the writing of the Mayflower Compact 27

28 The image below is from a protest. Based on the image, what conclusion can be drawn about the impact of political parties on the political system? a.The Republican party works with political action committees to prevent reform b.The Democratic party works with special interest groups to develop policies c.The two major parties disregard issues important to third parties d.The political platforms of third parties impact policy decisions 28

29 What was a direct impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense? a.It generated support for the Declaration of Independence b.It convinced the states to finally ratify the Constitution c.It inspired the writing of the Articles of Confederation d.It influenced the writing of the Mayflower Compact 29

30 What was a direct impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense? a.It generated support for the Declaration of Independence b.It convinced the states to finally ratify the Constitution c.It inspired the writing of the Articles of Confederation d.It influenced the writing of the Mayflower Compact 30

31 The statement below was written by Thomas Jefferson Which statement does this statement support? a.The amendment process allows the US Constitution to reflect citizens views over time. b.The amendment process makes sure that the US Constitution is formally approved. c.The ratification process allows the US Constitution to reflect presidents’ views over time d.The ratification process makes sure that the US Constitution is formally approved “No society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law.” 31

32 Increasing the price of postage is an example of which power? a.Concurrent b.Delegated c.Implied d.Reserved 32

33 Which of the following occurred as a result of the decision in Marbury v. Madison (1803)? a.The US Supreme Court has played an insignificant role in interpreting the US Constitution b.The US Supreme Court power of judicial review was concretely established c.A law cannot be thrown out if it violates the US Constitution. d.The concept of checks and balances was defeated 33

34 The statement below is from an essay written by Henry David Thoreau in Based on the statement, which action would the author have believed to be justified? a.A group of African-American in the south drank from a public water fountain marked “colored only”, after Sunday church services. b.An African-American rider on a segregated city bus refused to move from the white section to the area reserved for blacks. c.A female professional golf player sued a private male-only golf resort for denying her access to the golf course. d.A group of students gathered outside of the entrance of the school to protest the district’s new uniform policy. 34 “A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority…”

35 Which example is an obligation of citizenship? a.Obeying a city ordinance by cleaning up after you dog b.Checking the mail for a neighbor who is out of town c.Mowing your lawn every weekend d.Attending community celebrations 35

36 Which type of law is used to resolve disputes between Congress and the President? a.Civil b.Constitutional c.Criminal d.Military 36

37 What does a presidential campaign advertisement symbolize when it shows a candidate visiting a theme park? a.Voters can understand the candidate policies b.Voters can relate to the candidate c.The candidate has leadership qualities d.The candidate is a taxpayer 37

38 Which description identifies a weakness of the Articles of Confederation? a.The government gave too much power to the executive branch b.The government gave too much power to the states c.The government solved only national problems d.The government solved only economic problems 38

39 The scenario below describes an event. The President of the United States plans to address the world concerning the issues of Palestinian statehood. In preparation for the President’s address. New Yorkers have begun to prepare for an increase in traffic and elevated security levels. Which international organization is the setting for the President’s address? a.United Nations b.World Court c.NAFTA d.NATO 39

40 The scenario below describes an event. The President of the United States plans to address the world concerning the issues of Palestinian statehood. In preparation for the President’s address. New Yorkers have begun to prepare for an increase in traffic and elevated security levels. Which international organization is the setting for the President’s address? a.United Nations b.World Court c.NAFTA d.NATO 40

41 The political cartoon addresses a foreign policy concern. Based on the cartoon, which of the following is likely to occur? a. The government continues to import oil b. The government breaks off diplomacy with oil rich nations c. The government cuts military spending in oil rich nations d. The government invests in alternative fuel research 41

42 The poster below encourages American’s to buy war bonds. Based on this poster, the principles of which document would be supported by purchasing war bonds? a.Declaration of Independence b.Articles of Confederation c.Magna Carta d.Bill of Rights 42

43 35. How do Political Action Committees (PACs) typically influence government? a.By serving as Cabinet members for the President b.By financially supporting members of Congress c.By providing staff for members of Congress d.By bringing cases before the Supreme Court 43

44 37. The following passage is from Barron v. Baltimore (1833) What conclusion can be drawn from the passage? a.The Court decision reflected the Anti-Federalist views of the Bill of Rights b.The Court decision reflected the Federalist views of the Bill of Rights c.The Anti-Federalist papers were used to support this decision d.The Federalist papers were used to oppose this decision 44 “The powers they conferred on this government were to be exercised by itself, and the limitations on power, if expressed in general terms, are naturally, and we think necessarily, applicable to the government created by the government.”

45 38. The passage below is from a constitutional amendment What has been a lasting impact of this amendment? a.Citizenship right to minorities were expanded b.Citizenship rights to minors were expanded c.Immigrants were permitted to remain in the United States d.States passed their own laws related to immigration 45 “No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

46 46 “He has…. ●grievance

47 39. The passage below is translated into English from the 1215 Magna Carta Based on the passage what was the impact of the Magna Carta on US court proceedings? a.Juries are mandatory in criminal trials b.Juries are selected by the lawyers c.Trials must include reliable evidence d.Trials must have truthful witnesses 47 “All evil customs … shall immediately be inquired into in each county by twelve sworn knights of the same county chosen by the honest men of the same county.”

48 40. The passage below is from Executive Order 13490, President Barack Obama January 21, 2009 What conclusion can be drawn about the presidents decision to write this executive order? a.The media’s focus on the administration’s corruption leads to impeachment hearings b.The media’s role as a watchdog of government exposes possible conflicts of interest c.The president’s action promotes more cooperation among special interest groups d.The president’s role as Commander-in-Chief requires immediate action 48 “Every appointee in every executive agency appointed on or after Jan 20, 2009, shall sign…and… be… committed to, the following pledge upon becoming an appointee… I will not accept gifts from registered lobbyists or lobbying organizations for the duration of my service as an appointee.”

49 41. Which of an individual’s rights was violated when he received a letter from a state university informing him that he was rejected because of his ethnic background? a.Due process b.Free speech c.Equal d.Civil 49


Download ppt "Feb 2014 1. Why did the framers promise to add a bill of rights to the U. S. Constitution following ratification? a.Anti Federalists would not support."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google