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civi edu.
define constitution and explain federal constitution,unitary constitution,confederal constitution
April 8, 2013 by gabriella

government
the federalist papers were written to what? win support for the constitution in new york expose the lack of civil liberties protected in the constitution urge ratification of the constitution in virginia condemn the constitution for the absence of any metioned god
May 11, 2011 by tom

government
the consensus of american opinion favors a. strict interpretation of the constitution b. neutral interpretation of the constitution c. no regard for the constitution d. liberal interpretation of the constitution d
January 3, 2008 by jere

History-Constitution
I read the constitution many times, it is hard to understand- how did the constitution address the flaws of the Articles of Convederation? thanks!
October 27, 2008 by Olivia

Government
Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don't post under multiple names. It's not necessary. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 Be sure to read Article I, Section 8, of the US Constitution. =)
May 29, 2007 by Jack

U.S. Constitution
Which statement best describes how states derive powers from the U.S. Constitution? 1. The Constitution does not mention anything about state powers. 2. The Constitution only grants states the power to levy taxes and regulate commerce. 3. The Constiution grants states all of ...
January 19, 2007 by Kyle

us history
The Insular Cases stated that a.island territories do not have the full benefit of the American Constitution. b.the Constitution does not necessarily follow the flag. c.the Constitution does follow the flag. d.none of the above were true. I think it is B
January 17, 2009 by phil

constitution
the ratification of the constitution took in what place? was it pennsylvania or philadelphia. http://www.barefootsworld.net/constit9.html Who was the person who was from New York who signed the constitution? what are some of the featerus of constitution
August 13, 2006 by Anonymous

US Gov't
What are the provisions of the 25th Amendment? http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxxv.html It refers to who would succeed whom in case of the removal, resignation, or death of the President. Let us know if you have further questions. =)
April 25, 2007 by lauren

Constitution
if an amendment violates the constitution,why should the Supreme court block its ratification? How can an amendment violate the constitution? THe amendment once adopted is a PART of the consititution. Now proposed amendments are all unconstitutional things, if they had been (...
April 13, 2007 by h

Social Studies
1. What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details supporting why each side supported or did not support the new Constitution. 2. The Constitution provides for a separation of powers. What does this mean? ...
January 1, 2014 by Princess Anna

social studies
The Constitution provides for a separation of powers. What does this mean? Discuss the branches of government, their functions, and responsibilities. What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti- Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details ...
January 13, 2014 by Dayana

GOVERNMENT HELP
The powers of Congress are affected by all of the following EXCEPT what the a. Constitution expressly says Congress may do b. Constitution says only the Sttes may do. c. States' constitutions say Congress may do d. Constitution is silent about. I believe it's c. Can someone ...
February 26, 2007 by Suzi

Government
What are some of the reasons as to why the President is given almost unlimited military powers http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articleii.html#section2 Article I, Section 2
May 29, 2007 by Sofia

Government
________ give the president the power to issue executive orders. a. the constitution and the judicial branch b. congressional acts and the constitution c. congressional acts and the oath of office d. the oath of office and the constitution I think it's d?
July 19, 2011 by Anthony

constitution???
How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation?
October 29, 2008 by Andrea

government
A)the constitution and the judical branch which is my choice B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution give the president the power to issue executive orders.
October 1, 2008 by Anonymous

government
what gives the president the power to issue executive powers: A) the constitution and judical branch B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution. i think its c
October 1, 2008 by Anonymous

us history
what was america's first constitution called? a american constitution b articles of coonfederation c republic plan
November 30, 2009 by test tomorrowHELP

world studies
Does the goverment have the right over education? Where in the constitution is education mentioned? Education was not inclued in the US constitution. Therefore, education was left to individual states. Thats what I though....Im doing an essay and that was my main point...the ...
April 22, 2007 by Rebecca

Government
1. How does the Constitution (focus on the body of the constitution here) limit the power of the governemnt? 2. Give 5 examples of #1 and explain.
September 16, 2007 by Soojung

History- The Constitution
How does the elastic clause keep the Constitution "alive"? Give two examples of checks and balances.
November 9, 2008 by Anna

social studies
according to the preamble of the constitution, give at least three reasons why the new constitution is being established?
November 17, 2012 by kim

government
what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the constitution b. congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c. congress must follow a congrete ...
January 15, 2008 by jere

government
what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the Constitution b congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c congress must follow a concrete ...
April 2, 2013 by john

US HISTORY-CONSTITUTION?
How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation? Problems of unity, ambition, power, and liberty
October 29, 2008 by Andrea

Us constitution
what the United States may have looked like had the Anti-Federalists "won" their points in the ratification debate and the writing of the Constitution
May 4, 2010 by Nina

social civics
the articles of conferdation were (a-) a halfway constitution (b) an early attempt at cooperation amoung four new england settlements (c) amendments to the constitution
April 6, 2009 by Linda

us history
what did the constitution do and whawt were the effects of the constitution
April 8, 2012 by Anonymous

Government
What does the fact that "aliens" are generally are not allowed to vote show about American beliefs? I looked all through my book but it doesnt say anything about voting rights of aliens. Can someone please help me(= There are no voting rights for those who are not citizens of ...
March 28, 2007 by maddie

government
the expressed powers of congress are a. implied in the constitution b. those that it assumes in times of crisis c. stated directly in the constitution d. given to it by the supreme court a or b, im thinking b
January 3, 2008 by jere

8th grade Social Studies
rewrite the constitution... How do you set up the paper?? roman numerals and re-think the current constitution and write what I tihnk it should say?
September 8, 2008 by hiphopgirl

us history
The Constitution has endured for more than 200 years. Use what you have learned about the principles of the Constitution to explain why it has lasted as a framework for the nation's government
August 23, 2013 by James

AP US Government
Where in the Constitution are judicial nominations described? What language is used to describe the roll of the Senate in Supreme Court nominations? Where in the constitution is the Electoral College described (Hint: two places) Since this is not my area of expertise, I ...
September 27, 2006 by Kristin

Social Studies
What originally established how congressional representation is determined? a. the Constitution b. Supreme Court decision c. Declaration of Independence d. presidential executive disorder I think it's B...not sure, though. Please check the first article in this site. http://...
March 22, 2007 by Jessica

History again
I just need to check if I am right. Thank you. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions b. John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" c. Virginia's royal charter d. British tradition I am almost certain it is d ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

criminal law
1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the U.S. Constitution or a ...
October 28, 2009 by Mary

8th Grade U.S History
Document F Andrew Jackson, Proclamation to the people of South Carolina, December 10, 1832 I consider that the power of one state to annul a law of the United States is not consistent with the survival of the Union. Nullification is forbidden by the Constitution; it violates ...
March 27, 2014 by Cassidy

English
1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the U.S. Constitution or a ...
October 28, 2009 by Mary

History
How exactly did the invention of the cotton gin affect the constitution? I know it increased the cotton production and slaves but i don't see how ti did anything for the constitution.
September 17, 2007 by Jojo

US Government
Dicuss two influences on the development of the U.S. Constitution. Explain how two of the items you identified influenced the specific content of the Constitution.
September 24, 2012 by batmo

world history
Compare the Freedom Charter with the United States Constitution. What rights and guarantees does the Charter call for that are different from those in the Constitution?
September 8, 2010 by ryan

social studies
Compare the Freedom Charter with the United States Constitution. What rights and guarantees does the Charter call for that are different from those in the Constitution?
April 15, 2011 by michael

History Help?
How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington's and Adams' presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.
September 26, 2012 by Andrea

History
How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washingtonís and Adamsí presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.
November 30, 2012 by Ashley

U.S.A Constitution
What are the writers of the constitution called?
November 30, 2007 by Constit-fused

us history
I need help trying to figure out how to even begin an essay. Write in the perspective of a Pennsylvania farmer in the 1700s. - The philosophical ideals embodied in the Declaration of Independence. - The similarities and differences of the philosophies in the Article of ...
December 26, 2010 by Elizabeth

Government
Why does the Constitution allow the Federal Government to levy taxes? I'm not quite sure as to why but would the answer be that the Constitution allows the federal government to levy taxes because of Congress? http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1181953733 Your question was ...
June 16, 2007 by Jaden

history
What were John Adams's most important accomplishments for America afer the drafting of the Constitution? He was President, but not many people favored him. Did he do beneficial things for America after the Constitution was drafted? Thank you for helping me with this.
November 13, 2008 by Nicole

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Why does the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence are called Living documents? I need an answer why to write my government report. The Constitution is a living document because we can amend and change it. Also, the Supreme Court continuously interprets the ...
October 19, 2006 by Allison

U.S. Government and Politics
I need help on this question. I have 30 questions and this is the only one i'm stuck on. Why did the Framers of the Constitution create a mechanism for amending the Constitution but then make it very difficult to actually make any changes?
September 27, 2013 by Mary

criminal justice
Options Menu: Forum Topic: Interpreting the U.S. Constitution Consider the following scenario: The Supreme Court interprets the U.S. Constitution. Thomas Jefferson once argued against the doctrine of judicial review. He believed in the principles of "checks and balances," ...
March 25, 2012 by Lisa

History
I am having trouble finding where I can locate where the veto power is described (about Congress overriding a presidential veto). i think it is in Article one Where can I find information about the House of Representatives having the power to impeach the president? http://www....
August 27, 2006 by Abby

Government
If a proposed ammendment violates the constituition, should the Supreme Court be able to block its ratification? explain. I say yes because the constitution should never be violated. i agree because the constitution is something that basically/kind of is the law
March 26, 2007 by mika

American Government
Most amendments have _____. (A.) expanded and clarified the principles embodied in the Constitution B. radically changed and undermined the principles of the Constitution C. been approved just by Congress D. restricted the right to vote
July 26, 2012 by Isis

1 history question
The _______ _______ allows congress to make laws to meet hte changing needs of the nation. Is it Supreme Court??? ammendment process I would go with "Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution." After looking at the question again and my response, I'm not really sure. It's ...
August 30, 2006 by Anonymous

law/421
whether the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects defamation. the relationship between the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and censorship when doing business?
August 2, 2012 by a

American Government
Describe the problems that surfaced under the Articles of Confederation (8-10 problems we discussed in class) soon after the Revolutionary War. Use these problems and give a brief overview of Article I, II, III, IV, V, VI and the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution and ...
October 21, 2009 by Mike

american history
ok im doing a crossword puzzle on the constitution info...i'm doing 11th grade history and i just need 2 answers left... the 1sr is , powers of both the state and federal governments (but the third letter is s) ..2nd is and anti federalist (during the constitution time)
October 5, 2008 by gaby

12th grade
the constitution was written in order to establish a stronger central government that that provided by the articles of confederation, however the whole point of th american revolution was to renounce an oppressive central authority. explain this apparent reversal in the ...
March 3, 2010 by kristen

POL201
The idea of original intent claims that A. judges should try to understand what the views of those who authored certain provisions of the Constitution. B judges should interpret the Constitution on the basis of what the Framers and later authors of various amendments intended ...
August 11, 2014 by Joy Page

governement pleae asap
I need information on trustee and delegate role of congress. that's all the info my teacher gave and i looked at wikipedia, but it doesn't help. is there a specific site you can guide me to please Here is what it means: Congress is composed of senators and representatives. ...
November 17, 2006 by dolphino

World History (Ms. Sue)
Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world. A: The U.S Constitution has greatly influenced political systems in the contemporary world. Thus, the principles laid out in the U.S. Constitution have played a major role in the ...
October 6, 2014 by Victoria

Government
Article III of the Constitution creates the judicial branch. This article: A. grants Congress the authority to establish lower federal courts as it deems fit. B. prohibits states from creating their own judicial systems. C. establishes a Supreme Court and grants it the ...
June 7, 2007 by John

US Gov
The reason a statement specific to state powers was not part of the original U.S. Constitution was that: a. New York delegates refused to allow discussion on the matter. b. it was assumed to be obvious. c. it was deleted under the Virginia Plan. d. no such consensus existed at...
October 5, 2011 by Brooke

governmnent
If a proposed amendment violates the Constitution, should the Supreme Court be able to block its ratification?" A. With only one exception, an amendment to the Constitution cannot, by definition, violate the Constitution. Think it through: assume for a moment that an amendment...
October 27, 2008 by Anonymous

history
What was the connection between type of economy and support of the Constitution? 1 Merchants with foreign trade partners typically opposed the Constitution, while property holders supported strong national powers at the federal level. 2Semisubsistence farmers in rural areas ...
November 2, 2013 by ki

Government
The constitution has comparatively little to say about the structure and composition of the supreme court. Identify two aspects of the court's structure and composition that the constitution does not specify.
August 12, 2009 by Cherokee

GOVERNMENT HELP
Since 1789, the expansion of power of the National Government has been caused by all of the following EXCEPT a. strict construction of the Constitution b. liberal construction of the Constitution c. technological advances d. economic crises. I think it's a. Am I right? You're ...
February 26, 2007 by Suzi

U.S. History
this is one of my questions. i have answered it. please add or make changes to this as neccessary. :) WHO ARE THE ANTI-FEDERALIST?EXPLAIN WHAT THEY BELIEVE IN.WHY DID THEY OBJECT TO THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION? Anti-federalists were people who opposed the Constitution. They ...
January 24, 2009 by y912f

government class summer assignment
have to write an essay on this topic: The constitution was an attemt to addrss the problems that existed under the Articles of Confederation. A) list and explain three problems of decentralized power under the articles of confederation. for each problem identify and explain ...
July 29, 2006 by Anonymous

U.S. constitution
Using 750-1,000 words, create a chronological narrative delineating the significance of the documents/events listed below that impacted the evolution of the United States Constitution. In your narrative, discuss each of the documents and/or events listed below, then analyze ...
February 20, 2013 by Sylvia

government
which of the following is true of the house of representatives a. it currently has 100 members b. the total number of seats in the house is fixed by the constitution c. the number of terms a representative may serve is fixed by the constitution d. every state is represented by...
January 14, 2008 by jere

Us Government
a) Identify two express powers of the president b) what are the express powers of the Vice Presiden? c)Identify two express powers of Congree. Please remember that YOU need to do the work and let us know what YOU think the answers are. Then someone here will be able to give ...
August 24, 2006 by Jen

pol science
Locate indiana state’s constitution and examine the major elements and articles of the constitution. Review its contents and functions. Search for information about the judicial, educational, and social service systems offered in indiana state and the funding sources for your...
March 23, 2012 by jamie

American Gov
Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution there are two ways to propose an amendment to the Constitution: by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of both houses of Congress, or by a national convention called by Congress at the request of two-thirds (2/3) of the state legislatures. True or ...
September 23, 2011 by Jason

AP US History
How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington?s and Adams' presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations. Does...
September 26, 2012 by Andrea

Government
Why does the Constitution allow the Federal Government to levy taxes? Reading Article 1, Section 8 in the Constitution my answer should be that the Constitutio does not allow the Federal Government to levy taxes but gives that power to Congress?...right? Congress is one of the...
June 15, 2007 by Jaden

social studies (HELP !!!!!!)
@Princess Anna, @Writeacher, @Miss. Sue Please Help Me Please Help! I really don't Get It Please! ? ? ? ? It's due today! HELP! ANYONE !..... What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti- Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details supporting why ...
January 13, 2014 by Jen

Thomas Jefferson
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jefffed.html I am having difficulty answering a question pertaining to how Thomas Jefferson influenced the constitution of the US. First, he wasn't even at the convention, he was in France so I am trying prove the declaration of ...
November 1, 2006 by bobpursley

socials
when was our new constitution act signed? who sign it? this was like around 1980's. It be signed on april 17th 1982. and it be signed by queen elizabeth. i dont know if i mention trudeau. and who not sign this new constitution act? that be levesque i think.
December 16, 2011 by Mohammad

A.P. American Governmen
Know how congress meets and how it is adjourned These sites will give you varying instances under which Congres will meet or adjourn. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Congress (Broken Link Removed) ...
February 27, 2007 by Lauralyn

Help!!!
Discuss theĀ@reasoning behind the 9th Amendment to the US Constitution. Please answer it. This has an understandable explanation of the purpose. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution The annotations at this site are really extensive and...
October 18, 2006 by Mike

American History
Elastic Clause: To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof. Why is the "elastic clause" ...
October 13, 2007 by ajo

American Democracy
Multiple choice Q The presidents constitutional roles,such as chief executive and commander-in-chief: A> are bassed on very precise constitutional grants of power B> are rooted in tradition only;they have no basis in the language of the constitution C> are not subject...
August 11, 2009 by Car

History
One main difference between the Articles of Confederation and the U.S Constitution was that the Articles were very weak and the people had more power than the government while the Constitution gave more power to the government. Are there any other main differences? I ...
October 23, 2008 by Harry

Government
The anti-federalist were against ratification of the constitution mostly because? A. they were anarchists B. their experiences under British rule C. they felt the states should have less power D. they were against proportional representation I think well A or D cause of well ...
March 29, 2012 by MM

Government-Need Help
With respect to the 31 amendments (of the Constitution)that have been proposed by Congress,which statement is true? 1.Only 25 have been ratified 2.The Eighteenth Amendment which makes selling liquor illegal was ratified and is still a valid law. 3.The Equal Rights Amendment ...
January 17, 2007 by Anonymous

Can u check my answer? U.S History
"I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That "all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people." [10th Amendment] To take a single step beyond the ...
February 2, 2014 by Cassidy

History
I am not sure of this answer. Please help. The main reason that States hold many important powers is that the a. Framers distrusted a strong central government. b. Constitution does not grant many States' rights. c. Constitution describes a unitary state. d. States have ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

Government Check
1.)Which of the following is an example of the formal amendment process? a)The gradual expansion of the President's war-making power as commander-in-chief =b)The 1920 change to the Constitution that gave women the right to vote c)The 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board...
June 29, 2010 by Ariel

History
I know quite a bit about the cotton gin now but I still need some help. How did the cotton gin affect the constitution and the new type of government that was forming when it was invented? I think it may have something to do with the northern states not worrying much about ...
September 15, 2007 by Anonymous

government
why did the framers include the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. to empower congress to pass laws needed to carry out the expressed powers b. to limit congressional powers to those expressly stated in the constitution c. to define the scope of the inherent ...
January 14, 2008 by jere

History
Which of the following was formally amended to the constitution a. equality of rights for women b. prohibition of alcoholic beverages c. prohibition of child labor d. balanced federal budget I know that the 19th amendment is woman suffrage, but the 18th amendment is the ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

History
a) if no candidate for the president wins a simple majority of the toatal number of electoral votes, wat body has the power to choose the president? b) What margin is required to choose the president c)Where in teh Constitution is the Electoral College described? d)The ...
August 27, 2006 by Abby

government correction
Federalism: Which of the following most clearly illustrates federalism? a.maintaining foreign embassies b.appointing Supreme Court justices c.amending the Constitution d.setting utility rates Federalism is defined as: "A system of government in which power is divided between a...
November 5, 2006 by m

American History
Which of the following relationship is NOTan example of the checks and balances built into the Constitution? A. Supreme court decision can be overturned by an amendment to the Constitution. B A presidential veto can be overturned by a supermajority of congress. C. House ...
November 13, 2013 by Bianca

American Government
1.)Most amendments have _____. =a)expanded and clarified the principles embodied in the Constitution b)radically changed and undermined the principles of the Constitution c)been approved just by Congress d)restricted the right to vote 2.)What is the defining right of a ...
July 20, 2010 by Ariel

GOVERNMENT
Why did the makers of the Constitution provide "Filters" between the voters and the U.S. Senate and the presidency? The French revolution convinced many that the masses sometimes got out of hand, so in the Constitution, the States Legislatures chose the senators, and the ...
October 22, 2006 by Suzanne

Government Check
1.)What is the defining right of a representative democracy? The right to petition the government =The right to vote The right to freedom of religion The right to a jury trial 2.)Slavery was prohibited by _____. the Bill of Rights the Constitution =the Thirteenth Amendment ...
June 29, 2010 by Ariel

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