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2 Jeopardy States1Fed 2Congress3Courts4 Executive5 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

3 $100 Question from H1 The division and sharing of power between the national and state governments is called……

4 $100 Answer from H1 “federalism”.

5 $200 Question from H1 The swift adoption of the Bill of Rights provided the states’ citizens with protections from the ……

6 $200 Answer from H1 National government

7 $300 Question from H1 Lawsuits involving property are tried in __________ courts.

8 $300 Answer from H1 “civil courts”

9 $400 Question from H1 The amount of money the government spends in excess of its revenues is…

10 $400 Answer from H1 A deficit. A budget deficit.

11 $500 Question from H1 Give an example where a majority opinion on an issue can sometimes be overridden by the intensity of a minority’s commitment to activism.

12 $500 Answer from H1 Civil rights, anti-abortion, National Rifle association activists……

13 $100 Question from H2 Does the citizen’s protections of procedural due process stem only from only the 14 th Amendment?

14 $100 Answer from H2 Not only the 14 th, also from the 5 th Amendment protection of due process.

15 $200 Question from H2 What is it called when the president fails to sign a bill after Congress has adjourned?

16 $200 Answer from H2 Pocket veto.

17 $300 Question from H2 Political party leadership occurs at what three levels of government in America?

18 $300 Answer from H2 Federal, State, Local (levels).

19 $400 Question from H2 Deciding how prominently to cover issue-related news and set the public agenda is a major role of the ________.

20 $400 Answer from H2 Media.

21 $500 Question from H2 People are most likely to vote when media coverage of the election is intense. True / False.

22 $500 Answer from H2 True.

23 $100 Question from H3 People who interpret the 10 th Amend- ment as greatly restricting federal powers, are often referred to as _____ _________.

24 $100 Answer from H3 States’ righters.

25 $200 Question from H3 Which House committee determines the procedure by which bills are debated and amended?

26 $200 Answer from H3 Rules Committee.

27 $300 Question from H3 Why is it difficult for politicians to limit entitlement programs?

28 $300 Answer from H3 Those programs are extremely popular among their numerous beneficiaries.

29 $400 Question from H3 Concerning presidential powers, especially war powers, are they described broadly OR concisely in the Constitution?

30 $400 Answer from H3 Presidential powers are broad and Unspecific.

31 $500 Question from H3 Which advisor to the president is most likely to have overlapping responsibilities with the Secretary of State?

32 $500 Answer from H3 National Security Advisor.

33 $100 Question from H4 Why do states try to move forward the date of their presidential primary?

34 $100 Answer from H4 To increase the significance of their states’ election results.

35 $200 Question from H4 Is the Court setting the public agenda by deciding which appeals to hear and which not to hear before the Court?

36 $200 Answer from H4 Yes, that is how the Court sets the public agenda that it can reach.

37 $300 Question from H4 What is the constitutional issue concerning the death penalty?

38 $300 Answer from H4 Is the death penalty “cruel and unusual” punishment under the Constitution?

39 $400 Question from H4 Your constitutional protection from “cruel and unusual” punishment is guaranteed by which amendment?

40 $400 Answer from H4 The 8 th Amendment.

41 $500 Question from H4 Describe your protection against “double jeopardy”?

42 $500 Answer from H4 You cannot be tried under the same charge twice.

43 $100 Question from H5 What is the “risk” in a capital trial?

44 $100 Answer from H5 As a defendant in that trial, you risk your life.

45 $200 Question from H5 Name the selective incorporation case where states had to protect the rights of the accused to have an attorney.

46 $200 Answer from H5 Gideon v. Wainwright.

47 $300 Question from H5 Do states have to protect your due process rights under the 14 th Amendment?

48 $300 Answer from H5 Of course they do!!!!

49 $400 Question from H5 Do states have to equally protect your rights according to the 14 th Amendment?

50 $400 Answer from H5 YES!!!

51 $500 Question from H5 Which amendment gave suffrage to all male citizens in the US?

52 $500 Answer from H5 15 th Amendment.

53 Final Jeopardy Which power does the Federal level NOT share with the states: administer elections; impose taxes; establish courts; borrow money; or enact laws?

54 Final Jeopardy Answer The Federal Government does not administer elections; that is a power of the states.

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