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Module 1 Review

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In which type of government are leaders elected by the citizens? Democracy
Which document used John Locke’s idea that everyone has natural rights of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” that cannot be taken away? The Declaration of Independence
Which act said only the East India Company could sell its product to the colonists? Tea Act
Identify one service/job that the United States government provides for its citizens. Police Officers
Identify the 3 regions of the 13 colonies. New England, Middle, Southern
What amendment guarantees the right to a speedy trial and the right to a jury? Amendment 6
When the legislative branch is divided into two parts it is called _________________. Bicameral
In which plan did the smaller states ask for equal representation in the legislative branch of government? The New Jersey Plan
_________ is when power is divided between the federal and state governments. Federalism
The Articles of Confederation did not have a(n) __________ branch of government, so there was no one to decide if the laws were fair or not. Judicial
A police officer knocks on your door and begins going through the drawers in your office. The police officer does not have a warrant or probable cause. Which amendment protects you from this? Amendment 4
Which amendment protects homeowners from keeping soldiers in their homes during times of peace? Amendment 3
A group of people sign a petition that says firefighters should be paid a higher salary. Which amendment protects their right to do this? Amendment 1
Identify the 3 branches of government in the United States. Judicial, Legislative, and Executive
Who were the group of people that did not want to ratify the new Constitution for fear that it gave too much power to the federal government. Anti-Federalists
Amendment 10 says that rights that are not given to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution are given to the ________. States and the people
This type of government is governed by a constitution that places the power in individuals and limits the power of the government through a system of checks and balances. Basic rights such as life, liberty and property are protected. Constitutional Democracy
Created by: Rhiana311