Quiz Me! - The Constitution The constitution defines the structure of the governmentand their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens. 1 / 10 One of the more famous quotations in all The Federalist Papers is “ If men were angels, no government would be necessary….In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.” This is found in Federalist 10 Federalist 51 Federalist 70 Federalist 39 2 / 10 The Speaker of the House of Representatives is Picked by a select committee chaired by the President of the Senate Chosen by the House Selected at the National Convention of the majority party Elected by a vote of the members of the House and Senate 3 / 10 In the Declaration of Independence one of the charges against the king was that without colonists’ consent he had “quartered large bodies of armed troops among us.” This was remedied (protected against) in Amendment 3 Amendment 1 Amendment 5 Amendment 7 4 / 10 The Tenth Amendment has sometimes been called The “Supremacy clause” The “states’ rights” amendment Madison’s “folly” One of the “forgotten” amendments 5 / 10 What is the maximum amount of years a President can serve in office according to the Twenty Second Amendment? Ten Eight Twelve Nine 6 / 10 Who was given the right to enforce “by appropriate measure” the provisions of the Fifteenth Amendment? The Civil Rights Commission The Congress The Supreme Court The Department of Justice 7 / 10 Which of the following statements regarding limited government is CORRECT? Provisions in the US Constitution and subsequent amendments make this principle applicable to all levels of government Limited government did not apply until the Fourteenth Amendment was passed following the Civil War. Only the federal government is held to this principle. The president and Congress are held to this principle but the Supreme Court is not 8 / 10 In order to remove an impeached President from office The United States Supreme Court must review all the charges of the House to insure that the impeachment was constitutional A trial takes place with members of the House and Senate serving as “jurors.” A trial must take place in the Senate and 2/3 of the Senate must agree to convict The governors of two thirds of the States must petition the Congress to begin the impeachment and removal process 9 / 10 Which word is NOT synonymous with the idea of republicanism? representative government direct democracy mixed government indirect democracy 10 / 10 The Brutus Essays are said the be the work of Patrick Henry Henry Knox Robert Yates George Mason Your score is Try another 10!