02.02 The Constitution

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Article One of the Constitution illustrates how the national government's power is
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derived from the states and the people
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"The United States in Congress assembled shall never engage in a war, nor grant letters of marque or reprisal in time of peace, nor enter into any treaties or alliances, ... unless nine States assent to the same."β€”Articles of Confederation This quote directly reflects the principle of
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federalism
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The framers of the Constitution believed that they created a government
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limited to the powers described in the document
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The Articles of Confederation did not fully reflect the principle of "republicanism" because
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NOT (it stated one political party should maintain most of the power)
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Which of the following statements accurately describes the relationship between the principle of "separation of powers" and the Articles of Confederation?
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NOT (Because the Articles of Confederation created a bicameral legislative branch that could make and enforce its laws, it clearly illustrates the principle of "separation of powers".)
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"Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States: If he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his Objections to that House in which it shall have originated..."β€”U.S. Constitution This quote directly reflects the principle of
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checks and balances
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The Constitution reflects the principle "republicanism" because it
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divides the legislative branch into two houses of elected officials
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Article Three of the Constitution describes the powers of the
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judicial branch, such as interpreting laws
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The Constitution reflects the principle "separation of powers" because it
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distributes power between three branches of government
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Article One of the Constitution describes the powers of the
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legislative branch, such as declaring war