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CE.6 National Government

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  • Q1
    The Legislative branch can put a check on the Executive branch by overriding ________ and impeaching the ____________________.
    veto - President
    ratification - President
    ratification - Congress
    veto - Supreme Court
  • Q2
    Conducting foreign policy and regulating commerce is a responsibility of which level of government?
  • Q3
    Which of the following is a responsibility of the Legislative branch at the federal level?
    executes law of the land and prepares the annual budget
    reviews the constitutionality of laws
    Appoints the treasury secretary
    Makes laws for the nation and approves the budget/appointments
  • Q4
    The Judicial branch can check the power of the Legislative branch by declaring laws unconstitutional. This was made possible by the Supreme Court decision of ________________________.
    Brown vs. Board of Education
    Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Tinker vs. Des Moines
    Marbury vs. Madison
  • Q5
    Which branch of the national government executes law of the land and prepares the annual budget for congressional action?
  • Q6
    The powers not given to the national government by the Constitution of the U.S. are reserved for the ________________.
    Users re-arrange answers into correct order
  • Q7
    What is the division of power between the states and the national government called?
    Majority rule
    A consent of the governed
    Rule of law
  • Q8
    In Virginia, where are the powers of the local government derived from?
    The Bill of Rights
    The United States Constitution
    The state of Virginia
    VA Constitution & Acts of General Assembly
  • Q9
    The powers of the national government that are actually written in the Constitution of the United States of America are –
    reserved powers
    expressed powers
    implied powers
    concurrent powers

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