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U.S.HIST UNIT 3 2018

Mr. Stickler's U.S. History Unit 3 Test Flashcards 2018

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When was the U.S. Constitution first "ratified" (i.e. "approved")? (HINT: All but 2 states approved it on this date.) It was first ratified in July, 1788.
When did the last state - Rhode Island - ratify the Constitution? This state ratified the Constitution in May, 1790.
What does the term "Popular Sovereignty" mean/ refer to? This term means "rule by the people".
What does the term "federalism" mean/ refer to? This term refers to the division of power between national and state governments.
What does the term "Separation of Powers" mean/ refer to? This term refers to the idea that each branch of the federal government - judicial, executive, and legislative - has their own powers assigned to them by the U.S. Constitution.
What is one (1) example of the term "Separation of Powers"? One example of this term is: Congress is the only branch of the U.S. government that has the power to make laws.
What does the term "checks and balances" mean/ refer to? This term refers to the idea that each branch of government has the ability to limit the power of the other two.
What is one (1) example of the term "checks and balances"? One (1) example of this term is that the President can veto laws that are passed by Congress - but - Congress can override the President's veto with a 2/3 vote of both the House and Senate.
What does the term "ratify" mean/ refer to? This term means "to approve".
What does the term "veto" mean/ refer to? This term means "to reject".
What does the term "cabinet" mean (where the U.S. government is concerned? This term means "a body of advisers to the president, composed of the heads of the executive departments of the government." (dictionary.com)
What are the "Bill of Rights"? This is the name that is given to the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
What does the term "enumerated powers" mean/ refer to? This term refers to "powers that are specifically listed in the Constitution".
What does the term "judicial review" mean/ refer to? This term refers to "the power to decide whether laws are constitutional and to strike down those that are not".
Which Supreme Court case resulted in the adoption of the idea of "judicial review"? "Marbury vs. Madison" resulted in this.
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