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Foundations of Government

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  • Q1
    A power given to one branch and only that branch
    Check and Balance
    Natural Rights
    Legislative Branch
    Separation of Powers
    60s
  • Q2
    An action one branch can do to another branch to keep them even
    Natural Rights
    Executive Branch
    Separation of Powers
    Check and Balance
    60s
  • Q3
    Example of Separation of Powers
    Veto
    Legislative overrides a veto
    Judicial Declares Laws Unconstitutional
    Legislative Writes laws
    60s
  • Q4
    Example of a Check and Balance
    Judicial Interprets Laws
    Judicial Declares Legislative Law Unconstitutional
    Executive enforces laws
    Republican Party
    60s
  • Q5
    Example of a Check and Balance
    Republican Party
    Judicial Interprets Laws
    Executive Vetos a Law from Legislative
    Legislative Writes Laws
    60s
  • Q6
    The President has broken a law and not done as he should have. The Supreme Court decide he should be removed from office. This is an example of...
    Separation of Power
    Human Rights
    Proper Representation
    Check and Balance
    60s
  • Q7
    A person enters court for not stopping at a stop sign. The court must decide if the person followed the law by seeing what the law means. This is an example of....
    Check and Balance
    Natural Rights
    Due Process
    Separation of Power
    60s
  • Q8
    Which branch makes the laws?
    Legislative
    Executive
    Judicial
    60s
  • Q9
    Which branch enforces the laws?
    Legislative
    Judicial
    Executive
    60s
  • Q10
    Which branch interprets the laws?
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    60s
  • Q11
    A law has been written and approved that all people must stop at a railroad. Who's job is it to make sure signs are in place to tell people and make sure people follow this new law?
    Legislative
    Judicial
    Executive
    60s
  • Q12
    Sam wants to get a law started that all people must stop at a railroad. Which branch would he go to?
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    60s
  • Q13
    Which branch is made up of General Assembly, Senate, and House of Representatives?
    Judicial
    Legislative
    Executive
    60s
  • Q14
    Which branch is made up of the Governor, Vice Governor, and Departments?
    Legislative
    Judicial
    Executive
    60s
  • Q15
    Which branch is made up of the Courts, Jury, and Lawyers?
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    60s

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