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District Quarterly #3 Review

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  • Q1
    Which excerpt reflects the Enlightenment ideas of separation of powers as expressed by Montesquieu?
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    Excerpt C
    Excerpt B
    Excerpt D
    Excerpt A
  • Q2
    Why did the British Parliament repeal the Stamp Act, which taxed many types of colonial documents?
    Colonists dumped British tea into Boston Harbor.
    Colonists threatened to declare independence from Britain.
    Colonists wrote to King George asking him to repeal the act.
    Colonists began boycotting British goods.
  • Q3
    Which of the following concepts does the excerpt support?
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    English citizens should not be prohibited from the free exercise of religion.
    English citizens had rights that no monarch could violate.
    English citizens had the right to choose their form of government.
    English citizens had a social contract with their monarch.
  • Q4
    Which weakness in the Articles of Confederation is addressed in this part of the Constitution?
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    There was no executive branch to enforce national laws.
    There was no national court system.
    Laws required the approval of nine states.
    The states had more power than the national government.
  • Q5
    Which of the following complaints against the British government was included in the Declaration of Independence?
    executing colonists without benefit of a jury trial
    ordering colonists to move off of lands claimed by Native Americans
    requiring colonists to lodge British soldiers in their homes
    forcing colonists to serve in Parliament
  • Q6
    Which of the following principles is being described in this passage?
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    judicial review
    checks and balances
    judicial nullification
    popular sovereignty
  • Q7
    Based on the excerpt, what is the meaning of the phrase “form a more perfect Union”?
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    The government would bring the states together to act as a single nation for the good of all.
    The government would protect citizens from conflict in the country and prevent civil war.
    The government would treat all people fairly and equally under the law.
    The government would promote liberty and freedom for all Americans.
  • Q8
    Which international action was President Bush justifying with this speech?
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    initiating a trade ban against a foreign nation
    cutting off diplomatic relations with a country
    using military action to halt hostile aggression
    using diplomacy to resolve a dispute
  • Q9
    Which statement would correctly complete the table?
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    Three-fourths of special state conventions vote to approve the amendment.
    At least two-thirds of voters approve the amendment in a national election.
    Three-fourths of state governors vote to approve the amendment.
    The Supreme Court unanimously agrees the proposed amendment is constitutional.
  • Q10
    What constitutional relationship does the table illustrate?
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    enumerated powers
    concurrent powers
    delegated powers
    reserved powers
  • Q11
    How did the passage of this amendment affect the political process in the United States?
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    It permitted people of all economic backgrounds to contribute to political campaigns.
    It encouraged more college-age Americans to become involved in politics.
    It resulted in more women being allowed to vote.
    It resulted in more low-income people being allowed to vote.
  • Q12
    How did the Nineteenth Amendment impact the rights of Americans?
    It protected the right of women to vote in all national and state elections.
    It allowed voters to elect their senators directly.
    It set the minimum age for voting at 21.
    It eliminated the requirement of poll taxes for national elections.
  • Q13
    Based on the map, how did the population changes in 2010 impact Congress?
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    States in the West and the South lost influence and votes in Congress.
    States in the South and the Midwest lost seats in the House.
    States in the Midwest and the North gained influence and votes in Congress.
    States in the South and the West gained seats in the House.
  • Q14
    Which of the following is a foreign policy issue?
    providing cost of living increases in veterans’ disability payments
    strengthening laws that prevent companies from polluting
    requiring welfare recipients to undergo drug testing
    imposing an economic embargo on another nation
  • Q15
    What type of law deals with the limits of the government’s power?

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