Quiz Me! - The Constitution

The constitution defines the structure of the government
and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens
.

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The President’s formal powers include all EXCEPT the power:

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Which of the following philosophers was likely MOST influential over our system of separation of powers?

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In the case of Griswold v. Connecticut, Justice Arthur Goldberg, in a concurring opinion, became the first justice in U. S. history to base a vote in a case solely on the

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One of the most important uses of the amendment process has been to overrule a decision of the U. S. Supreme Court. How many of the twenty-seven amendments added to the Constitution have been added for that precise purpose?

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Who was given the right to enforce “by appropriate measure” the provisions of the Fifteenth Amendment?

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Congress may issue a government license in a time of war to a private person to attack and capture enemy vessels and bring them before courts for condemnation and sale. This is called

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In passing the Twenty-First Amendment, Congress was also attempting to

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The right to petition the government for redress of grievances is found in

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James Madison’s response to the argument that listing the rights of the people could be dangerous because it might lead to the belief that the rights listed were the only rights the people led him to propose

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Why was the District of Columbia given 3 electoral votes by the Twenty Third Amendment?

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