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1. __________________________ The power to govern comes from the people. 2. _________________________ The people elect representatives to make laws and.

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1 1. __________________________ The power to govern comes from the people. 2. _________________________ The people elect representatives to make laws and conduct government. Popular Sovereignty Republicanism

2 3. __________________________ Congress makes laws for the nation. 4. __________________________ The President and all other government officials must obey the law like all American citizens. Separation of Powers Limited Government

3 5. __________________________ Voters in Virginia elected the first black governor to office in __________________________ The Supreme Court declares a law unconstitutional. Republicanism Checks and Balances

4 7. __________________________ Congress cannot make a law that violates freedom of speech. 8. __________________________ The powers of the national government are distributed among three branches of government. Individual Rights Separation of Powers

5 9. __________________________ The government cannot arrest a person unless that person has violated a law. 10. _________________________ State and local governments supervise the public school system Limited Government Federalism

6 11. _________________________ The Senate can refuse to approve a treaty that the President has negotiated. 12. _________________________ The President can veto a bill that has been approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate. Checks and Balances

7 13. ______________________ The President is commander in chief of the military. 14. ______________________ States can make marriage laws for their state. Separation of Powers Federalism

8 15. ______________________ Amendment 19 gave women the right to vote. 16. ______________________ The national and state governments can conduct elections. Individual Rights Federalism

9 17. _________________________ Congress passes a law forbidding abortions in all situations, but the Supreme Court declares it unconstitutional. 18. _________________________ Congress can impeach and remove the President for improper conduct. Checks and Balances Separation of Powers

10 19. _________________________ Congress can coin money. 20. _________________________ Congress approved of President Reagan’s appointment of Sandra Day O’Conner to the Supreme Court. Separation of Powers Checks and Balances

11 21. _________________________ A President can only serve two terms. 22. _________________________ Governments get their power from the consent of the governed. Limited Government Popular Sovereignty

12 23. _________________________ In 2000, Americans chose George Bush as President. 24. _________________________ The Government has only those powers granted by the people and stated in the Constitution. Republicanism Limited Government


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