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Refer to the above Ninth and Tenth Amendments. The Tenth Amendment to the Constitution establishes ____ powers. a. Concurrentc. delegated b. enumeratedd. reserved
Refer to the above Ninth Amendment. Earlier, in the Declaration of Independence, the colonists complained that the king was violating their individual rights. The Ninth Amendment in the Bill of Rights helps protect individual rights by saying that the ____. a. government may not take away the rights listed in the Bill of Rights b. people have more rights than just those listed in the Bill of Rights c. people may vote to add more rights to the Bill of Rights d. rights listed in the Constitution do not deny those listed in the Bill of Rights
Refer to the above Ninth and Tenth Amendments. The Ninth Amendment reflects the Constitution’s basic principle of ____. a. separation of powersc. federalism b. popular sovereigntyd. trial by jury
How was the following grievance from the Declaration of Independence addressed in the U.S. Bill of Rights? a..right to bear arms b.protection against unreasonable searches c.freedom of speech and assembly d.protection from excessive punishment
Read the excerpt below from the English Bill of Rights. This passage influenced what right in the U.S. Bill of Rights? a. right to bear arms c. right to form an army b. right to shoot in self-defensed. freedom of religion
The Constitution protects individual rights in the Bill of Rights. The Bill or Rights includes what amendments? a.Amendments 1 through 5 a.Amendments 5 through 10 a.Amendments 1 through 10 d.Amendments 1 through 12
Protecting basic individual rights in the Bill of Rights helped to ensure _____. a. separation of powers b. limited government c. a strong central government d. rights reserved to the states
The right to a swift and fair trial is a guarantee of what document? a. Common Sensec. the Bill of Rights b. Article I of the U.S. Constitutiond. the Declaration of Independence
U.S. Manufacturing Centers, 1860 Source: Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Figures do not add up to 100% because of rounding. Based on the circle graph, urbanization probably occurred most in what area of the country in the mid-1800s? a. New Englandc. Middle Atlantic b. Midwestd. South
Alexander Hamilton believed that the government should establish economic policies that helped business and industry. What economist of the time influenced Hamilton’s views? a.John Kenneth Galbraithc. Aaron Burr b.Henry Clay d. Adam Smith
Which of the following statements describes a result of the free enterprise system in early United States history? a.Most Americans became rich. b.Many Americans started new businesses. c.The U.S. stock of gold and silver increased. d.The government tightly controlled business activities.
The idea of laissez faire influenced the development of a free enterprise economic system in the United States. What does “laissez faire” mean? a.Business should be conducted fairly. b.Businesses should set fair prices for their goods. c.Government should have little to do with the economy. d.Government should impose rules to ensure fairness in business.
Basic Freedoms Study the diagram of First Amendment freedoms below. What freedom should replace the question mark in the diagram? a. freedom from unreasonable searches b.freedom from cruel punishment c.freedom of speech d.freedom to bear arms
Refer to the figure below. What basic freedom in the Bill of Rights is this person exercising? a. freedom of the press c. freedom of speech b. freedom from punishment d. freedom of protest
Which of the following actions is NOT acceptable under the First Amendment? a.A town council permits a hate group to march peacefully in the town square. b.Protesters put up a threatening sign in an opponent’s yard. c.A reporter reveals facts that embarrass the president. d. An American publishes communist principles on a Web site.
Which of the following is an appropriate use of freedom of speech? a.yelling “fire” in a crowded theater when no fire exists b.posting anonymous threats to individuals on a Web site c.organizing an email campaign to a senator, opposing a policy d. spreading rumors about classmates by email
Under which of the following situations may government limit freedom of the press? a.A newspaper is not presenting both sides of an issue. b.The nation is at war. c.A magazine constantly disagrees with the president on a critical issue. d.A group is promoting a radical idea on a Web site.
The Fourth Amendment allows authorities to search someone’s home only if they first get a search warrant based on ____. a.a guilty verdict by a court b.an indictment from a grand jury c.a good reason supported by oath d.an eyewitness’s testimony
Which of the following protections appears in the Bill of Rights? a.right to vote may not be denied based on sex b.protection from poll taxes c.protection from unreasonable searches d.right to vote may not be denied based on race
What amendment in the Bill of Rights allows people accused of a crime to refuse to testify against themselves in a trial? a. Amendment 6 b. Amendment 2 c. Amendment 3 d. Amendment 5
Read the excerpt below from the Fifth Amendment. It refers to a grand jury. The purpose of a grand jury is to decide ____. a.guilt or innocence in all murder cases b.guilt or innocence in all felony cases c.if the evidence is sufficient to justify a trial d.if the rights of the accused person have been violated
Today’s debate over the death penalty arises from what right protected in the Bill of Rights? a.right to speedy and public trial by jury b.protection from double jeopardy c.right to due process of law d.protection from cruel and unusual punishment
If two-thirds of state legislatures petition Congress to propose a constitutional amendment, then Congress must ____. a.propose it b.call a national convention to propose it c.ratify it d.call state conventions to ratify it
Refer to the diagram below. What should replace the question mark in the diagram? a.national constitutional convention b.nationwide popular vote c.state legislatures d.popular vote in each state
In order for Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution, the proposal must win the support of ____ of the members of both houses. a.over halfc.two-thirds b.three-fourthsd.all
Which of the following completes the table below about early American political parties? ?Democratic-Republican Party Loose construction view of Constitution Strict construction view of Constitution Advocated strong central government Advocated states’ rights Supported closer ties to Great Britain Supported closer ties to French government a. Libertarian Partyc. Republican Party b. Democratic Partyd. Federalist Party
Which of the following facts completes the table below about Thomas Jefferson? Thomas Jefferson ? Secretary of State under George Washington U.S. President from 1801-1809 a.the first U.S. President b.Drafted the Declaration of Independence c.commanded U.S. forces during the Revolutionary War d.drafted the U.S. Constitution
The following quotation was written in what year? a.1776c.1803 b.1787d.1861