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1 Chapter Three The Constitution

2 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-2 A republic is a government a. resting on the consent of the governed. b. based on majority law. c. ruled by two political parties. d. ruled by a monarch. e. divided by two opposing cultures but under one ruler.

3 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-3 A republic is a government a. resting on the consent of the governed. (correct) b. based on majority law. c. ruled by two political parties. d. ruled by a monarch. e. divided by two opposing cultures but under one ruler.

4 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-4 The Articles of Confederation failed because a. they did not provide an effective means for the government to raise money. b. they included no independent leader to direct the government. c. they did not give the government the power to regulate commerce. d. of all of the above. e. none of the above.

5 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-5 The Articles of Confederation failed because a. they did not provide an effective means for the government to raise money. b. they included no independent leader to direct the government. c. they did not give the government the power to regulate commerce. d. of all of the above. (correct) e. none of the above.

6 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-6 Each branch of government has a way to exercise some control over other branches according to the principle of a. federalism. b. checks and balances. c. republicanism. d. separation of powers. e. supremacy.

7 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-7 Each branch of government has a way to exercise some control over other branches according to the principle of a. federalism. b. checks and balances. (correct) c. republicanism. d. separation of powers. e. supremacy.

8 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-8 When state laws conflict with national laws, the situation is resolved by the _____ clause. a. elastic b. establishment c. supremacy d. sanity e. hold harmless

9 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. 3-9 When state laws conflict with national laws, the situation is resolved by the _____ clause. a. elastic b. establishment c. supremacy (correct) d. sanity e. hold harmless

10 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved The primary goal of Federalist No. 10 was to demonstrate that the new government a. would not fall under the dominance of any one faction. b. would, if unopposed, become a tyranny. c. would eventually overwhelm the states. d. would honor the Bill of Rights. e. could be abolished if England chose to ignore it.

11 Copyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved The primary goal of Federalist No. 10 was to demonstrate that the new government a. would not fall under the dominance of any one faction. (correct) b. would, if unopposed, become a tyranny. c. would eventually overwhelm the states. d. would honor the Bill of Rights. e. could be abolished if England chose to ignore it.


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