Test Answers on federalism

Quiz #1 – Tx Constitution/Federalism

The system of distributing powers between states and central government is called: A) federalism. B) constitutionalism. C) checks and balances. D) separation of powers. Federalism 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 found in state […]

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federal govt chapter 6

What did the framers identify as the greatest source of political conflict for the United States? differences between the rich and poor The famous Lincoln-Douglas debates took place outside, in the cornfields and town squares of Illinois. _______ ushered in the tax revolt and the deregulation of many government policies in the 1980s. Ronald Reagan […]

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Unit 1: Constitution/Federalism

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

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Chapter 3 Federalism

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

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Federal Gift and Estate Tax essay basics

Federal Estate Tax Exemption $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. Unlimited marital deduction under both gift tax and estate tax. Any property passing into the spouse’s outright ownership (gift, will, intestacy, […]

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Reading Quiz: Federalist Papers

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

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The Federalist Papers

Federalist Papers 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). Federalist 1 Purely from reflection and choice can man establish good gov’t? The U.S. is an experiment. The Articles of Confederation were a creation […]

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quiz 22: federalist paper origins

who were the 3 authors of the federalist papers? – James Madison – Alexander Hamilton – John Jay how many papers were written in total? 85 who wrote federalists paper #1? Alexander Hamilton who wrote federalists papers #2 #3 #4 and #5? John Jay who wrote 29 papers in total? James Madison who wrote 51 […]

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Federalist Papers & Anti-Federalist

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

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Federalist 78,79,81

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

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FRQ 1 – Federalist Papers #10 and #51

What is the violence of faction? -groups in society that use violence to get their way -cause instability and injustice so a good gov must provide a cure What is a faction? -a group of citizens that are united by a common interest adverse to the other groups of society What are the 2 methods […]

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Federalist Papers 67-77

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

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Quotes from the federalist papers

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

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Ratification & Federalists 10 & 51

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

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The Federalist Papers?

Federalist Person who likes a strong central government (ex. Alexander Hamilton) Anti-federalists Small state government; afraid if government gets 2 much power they will try to rule everything No taxation… Without representation Federal Congress, president, Supreme Court etc General assmebly NC law making body (legislature) During he American Revolution… Americans set up a new national […]

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

10 While factions are harmful to democracy, they cannot be eliminated and must therefore be controlled through a large diverse republic. 39 the Constitution is a combination of the unitary (power to people/fed gov) and confederate (power to states) philosophies to create the Federalist philosophy! 51 The quote, \”If men were angels no government would […]

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Con Law Federalist No. 78

What was it’s purpose to explicate and justify the structure of the Judiciary under the Constitution How did Hamilton describe the Judiciary Branch The weakest of the 3 branches because the other two control the Money, Creation of Laws and the Military What does Hamilton say the tenure of Judges should be and why It […]

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Federalist Papers #51

What are the three branches of government? Which branch did Madison think would be the weakest? Which methods does Madison suggest to check the powers of government? What is Madison’s view of human nature and how does it affect his prescriptions for the republic? What is the \”end\” (supreme goal) of government, according to Madison? […]

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

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

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Federalist Papers 10,16,17,39,44,45,47,48,51

10 The only way to control factions and prevent them from becoming a tyranny is to form a republican government 16 Need to for a strong national army rather than state armies because state armies would try to compete with each other 17 People shouldn’t be worried about tyranny but anarchy. Both the states and […]

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

Federalist Paper 1 Hamilton Can we govern ourselvs Man is not perfect World wide impact Federalist Paper 37 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 to copy Federalist Paper […]

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