Test Answers on federalism

Quiz #1 – Tx Constitution/Federalism

question The system of distributing powers between states and central government is called: A) federalism. B) constitutionalism. C) checks and balances. D) separation of powers. answer Federalism question What is the most important difference between the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions? A) The U.S. Constitution contains no checks and balances. B) Civil Rights are not […]

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federal govt chapter 6

question What did the framers identify as the greatest source of political conflict for the United States? answer differences between the rich and poor question The famous Lincoln-Douglas debates took place answer outside, in the cornfields and town squares of Illinois. question _______ ushered in the tax revolt and the deregulation of many government policies […]

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Unit 1: Constitution/Federalism

question What was the Great Compromise answer An agreement by states in favor of a bicameral legislature. question What are checks and balances answer Counterbalance influences by which an organization/system is regulated typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals/groups question What are the different checks and balances of […]

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Chapter 3 Federalism

question Which of the following is an example of a unitary system of government? answer A) The federal government sets education polices for all schools. question Nations that adopt a federal arrangement tend to have… answer A) diverse ethic or language groups. question A state government’s authority to regulate the safety health and morals of […]

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Federal Gift and Estate Tax essay basics

question Federal Estate Tax Exemption answer $5.34 million in 2014. For estates of decedents dying in 2014, if decedent’s \”gross estate\” is less than $5.34 million, decedent’s executor doesn’t have to file an estate tax return. question Unlimited marital deduction under both gift tax and estate tax. answer Any property passing into the spouse’s outright […]

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Reading Quiz: Federalist Papers

question Federalism balances the rights of the: answer state and the national government question Federalist 39 argues that the states will still be sovereign because they will have a say in the answer Senate question States have a voice in the Senate while people have a voice in the House. answer True question \”Federalist 39 […]

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The Federalist Papers

question Federalist Papers answer Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay under the pen-name Publius (was the last consul of the Roman Republic before is was overthrown and became a dictatorship). question Federalist 1 answer Purely from reflection and choice can man establish good gov’t? The U.S. is an experiment. The Articles of […]

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quiz 22: federalist paper origins

question who were the 3 authors of the federalist papers? answer – James Madison – Alexander Hamilton – John Jay question how many papers were written in total? answer 85 question who wrote federalists paper #1? answer Alexander Hamilton question who wrote federalists papers #2 #3 #4 and #5? answer John Jay question who wrote […]

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Federalist Papers & Anti-Federalist

question What were the federalist papers? answer essays published in New York newspapers over course of 2 years (1787-1788); 85 total essays question Who wrote the Federalists Papers? answer James Madison (29), John Jay (6) and Alexander Hamilton (51) question How many essays were published in the Federalist papers? answer 85; Hamilton wrote 51, Madison […]

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Federalist 78,79,81

question What is said about the tenure of judges? answer Life tenure by which judges are to hold their places during good behavior. question Why is the judiciary the least dangerous branch? answer It is the weakest because it does not have executive or congress, so it has neither force nor will only judgement. question […]

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FRQ 1 – Federalist Papers #10 and #51

question What is the violence of faction? answer -groups in society that use violence to get their way -cause instability and injustice so a good gov must provide a cure question What is a faction? answer -a group of citizens that are united by a common interest adverse to the other groups of society question […]

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Federalist Papers 67-77

question 67 answer defends office of presidency, critics misinterpreted constitution question 68 answer defends electoral college and election of VP, HOR elects president if there is no majority question 69 answer president is not a monarch like anti-federalists say question 70 answer an energetic and forceful president is good for government and compatible with republican […]

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Quotes from the federalist papers

question \”The greater the number of citizens and extent of territory… Renders factions to be less dreaded\” answer •James Madison •Fed paper 10 •Factions are a fact of life in free societies. You must have lots competing against each other for power. question \”you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in […]

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Ratification & Federalists 10 & 51

question Ratification answer passing something (the Constitution) question Article VII answer said that only 9 out of 13 states would need to ratify the new government to go into effect for the participating states question Antifederalists answer a party in opposition of the constitution. they were more localized & did not attempt to reach out […]

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Federalist Papers (10, 39, 51, 70 78)

question 10 answer While factions are harmful to democracy, they cannot be eliminated and must therefore be controlled through a large diverse republic. question 39 answer the Constitution is a combination of the unitary (power to people/fed gov) and confederate (power to states) philosophies to create the Federalist philosophy! question 51 answer The quote, \”If […]

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Federalist Papers #51

question What are the three branches of government? answer question Which branch did Madison think would be the weakest? answer question Which methods does Madison suggest to check the powers of government? answer question What is Madison’s view of human nature and how does it affect his prescriptions for the republic? answer question What is […]

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Federalist Paper #55, #57, #62, #63

question passion answer in very numerous assemblies, __________ takes control from reason. \”had every athenian citizen been a socrates, every athenian assembly would still have been a mob.\” question Republican answer _____________ government presupposes the existence of qualities in human nature which justify esteem and confidence. question wisdom and virtue answer the aim of a […]

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Federalist Papers 1,37,15,23,6,44,45,46

question Federalist Paper 1 answer Hamilton Can we govern ourselvs Man is not perfect World wide impact question Federalist Paper 37 answer Madison The articles are a horrible foundation to build on People opposing the const. haven’t even read it yet Problems drafting the const. between large and small states. we had no other government […]

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The anti-federalist papers no 17

question What parts of the constitution does this document address? answer Implications of article I powers and the necessary and proper clause *thought the article I enumerated powers(article I sec 8-congress), elastic clause, and supremacy clause would destroy state sovereignty question What does it say about necessary and proper clause answer Article I sec 8: […]

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Constitutional Law I: Federalist Papers

question Federalist No. 1 answer Hamilton says Americans have the opportunity and obligation to \”decide the important question\” can \”good government\” be established by \”reflection and choice,\” or is mankind \”forever destined to depend for their political constitutions on accident and force.\” question Federalist No. 40 answer Theme: legitimacy of Constitution Focus: Madison focuses on […]

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federalist paper 69

question Character answer Powers question Impeach answer Remove from office question Veto answer Power to return a bill

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