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Test Constitution 15

Krise 2015 Unit Test on the Constitution

Having two Houses Bicameral
A formal written plan for government Constitution
A group of states banded together for a common cause Confederation
The Father of the Constitution James Madison
People in favor of the Constitution and a strong federal government Federalists
The branch of government that makes laws. Legislative Branch
The branch of government that enforces laws. Executive Branch
The branch of government that interprets laws. Judicial Branch
A formal change to the Constitution. Amendment
Laws apply to everyone. Rule of Law
Each branch of government has powers over the others. Checks and Balances
Powers that are written directly into the Constitution. Expressed Powers
The original laws created after the Revolution. Articles of Confederation
A farmers uprising due to high taxes. Shay's Rebellion
When the states approved the Constitution in 1781. Ratified
The court decides on the meaning of the Constitution. Interpret
Equal representation in Congress. New Jersey Plan
Slaves were counted as a fraction of a person. Three Fifths Compromise
Power is given to the government by its people. Popular Sovereignty
The introduction to the Constitution. Preamble
Powers that are given to the states and not the federal government. Reserved Powers
Created by: krisestu



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