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Sep 3, 2014 - call a national convention. c. vote. b. make arrests for libel. d. make arrests for slander. 11. This action is required to override a presidential veto.

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U.S. GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 3 STUDY GUIDE Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. The Constitution is based on the concept of a. expressed powers. b. judicial activism.

c. d.

popular sovereignty. jurisdiction.

2. This section of the Constitution states why it was written. a. Amendments b. Bill of Rights

c. d.

Preamble Articles

3. Article I of the Constitution created the voice of the people in the a. executive branch. b. Supreme Court.

c. d.

Senate. House of Representatives.

4. This is NOT an example of a congressional enumerated power. a. to issue search warrants b. to declare war

c. d.

to establish post offices to coin money

5. This elevated the Supreme Court to a higher status, balancing the powers of the other branches. a. enumerated powers c. Constitutional amendment b. judicial review d. judicial activism 6. Under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court demonstrated a. judicial restraint. b. a balanced budget.

c. d.

judicial activism. prior restraint.

7. The Equal Rights Amendment caused questions because a. of a Supreme Court order. b. of impeachment. c. Congress called a national convention. d. states revoked their ratification. 8. This action between the President and the head of a foreign government does NOT require congressional approval. a. impeachment c. prior restraint b. executive agreement d. poll tax 9. False speech intended to hurt another is a. slander. b. libel.

c. d.

prior restraint. due process of law.

10. Poll taxes hurt low-income African Americans because taxes were paid in order to a. call a national convention. c. vote. b. make arrests for libel. d. make arrests for slander. 11. This action is required to override a presidential veto. a. a judicial review b. a Supreme Court ruling

c. d.

a Constitutional convention a two-thirds vote of each house

12. The Framers provided this section of the Constitution so that it will grow with a changing nation. a. Bill of Rights c. Preamble b. Articles d. Amendments 13. To protect liberty and specify its powers, the Framers gave Congress a. expressed powers. b. judicial reviews.

c. d.

executive powers. judicial restraint.

14. Supreme Court decisions can only be overturned by the Court itself or by a. congressional vote. c. b. Constitutional amendment. d.

order of the president. judicial activism.

15. Federal courts do NOT have jurisdiction over cases involving a. treaties with foreign nations. b. United States laws.

divorce. bankruptcy.

c. d.

16. The Founders created a Constitution that could be adapted for the future through a. prior restraint. c. Constitutional ratification. b. Constitutional amendment. d. judicial restraint. 17. A proposed amendment can be ratified by two-thirds vote of each house or by a a. Congressional petition. c. presidential order. b. Supreme Court rule. d. national convention.

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18. Ratification of an amendment must come within this time limit. a. six months b. the president's term

c. d.

seven years one year

19. The first 10 amendments are called the a. Bill of Rights. b. Constitution.

c. d.

Preamble. enumerated Articles.

20. This Amendment protects the freedom of speech. a. Fifth Amendment b. Fifteenth Amendment

c. d.

First Amendment Twenty-first Amendment

f. g. h. i. j.

impeachment describes the Supreme Court ratification first 10 amendments describes the executive branch

f. g. h. i. j.

elastic clause Bill of Rights Supreme Court wheelchair accessibility laws veto

Matching Match each item with the correct statement below. a. elastic clause b. appeal to Congress c. bankruptcy d. describes the legislative branch e. protects free speech 21. Article I of the Constitution 22. Article II of the Constitution 23. Article III of the Constitution 24. "necessary and proper" laws 25. jurisdiction of federal courts 26. amendment approval 27. petition 28. House accusation of federal official 29. First Amendment 30. Bill of Rights Match each item with the correct statement below. a. Chief Justice Earl Warren b. poll tax c. treaty d. jurisdiction e. executive agreement 31. federal court authority 32. final interpreters of the Constitution 33. presidential check of Congress 34. final enumerated power 35. Americans with Disabilities Act 36. judicial activism 37. agreement between nations 38. agreement between heads of state 39. a fee charged to vote 40. protects individual liberties

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