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20 pt 30 pt 40 pt 50 pt 10 pt 20 pt 30 pt 40 pt 50 pt 10 pt 20 pt 30 pt 40 pt 50 pt 10 pt 20 pt 30 pt 40 pt 50 pt 10 pt 20 pt 30 pt 40 pt 50 pt 10 pt The Constituion Principles of The Constituion It ain’t Santa Clauses The Convention A Living Document The Constitution
What is known as the supreme law of the land?
What is the beginning of the Constitution called?
What branch is created in the first article and makes the laws?
The legislative branch
What branch is created by the second article that enforces laws?
The executive branch
What are the three parts of the constitution?
The preamble The articles The amendments
Which principle states the government should reflect the will of the people?
What concept suggests dividing authority to ensure no one branch gets too much power?
Separation of Powers
What form of government does the U.S. have in which power is shared between a national and state governments?
What principle is being upheld with the Bill of Rights?
What within the Constitution ensures each branch can make sure the other does not get too much power?
Checks and balances
Which clause gives Congress the power to make laws not specifically mentioned in the Constitution?
Necessary and Proper (also known as the Elastic Clause)
Which clause states that if a national and state law are in conflict, we must follow the national and change the state law?
Which clause says that states will honor one another’s contracts and legal documents such as driver’s licences?
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Which clause states that the federal government cannot create or endorse a specific religion?
The Establishment Clause
Which clause guarantees one’s right to practice the religion of his/her choice within the law?
The Free Exercise Clause
What was the original purose of the Constitutional Convention?
To amend the Articles of Confederation
Which compromise set the structure of our legislature as bicameral and split our government into three branches?
The Great Compromise (also known as the Connecticut Compromise)
Which compromise settled the issue of how slavery was to be handled in the nation?
The 3/5 Compromise
Which compromise settled how the President would be selected in our new nation?
The Electoral College
The Commerce and Slave Trade Compromise gave who the power to control interstate commerce?
What is the key to the Constitution?
Flexibility- it can change with the times
What do we call changes to the Constitution?
Amendments (been done 27 times)
What do we call the first ten Amendments to the Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
What procedure has been used 26 of the 27 times we have amended the Constitution?
2/3 Congress proposes and 3/4 state legislatures ratify
What branch of government is responsible for interpreting the laws and the Constitution?
The Judicial Branch
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