American Government

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3. Which philosophers of the European Enlightenment influenced the founding documents of American government through their theory of social contract?
A. Michel de Montaigne and Denis Diderot
B. Charles de Montesquieu and Mary Wollstonecraft
C. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke***
D. Isaac Newton and Voltair.

4. The want of concert, arising the want of a general authority and from clashing and dissimilar views in the State, has hitherto frustracted every experiment….., and will continue to do so as long as the same obstacles to a uniformity of measures continue to exist.
-Federalist No. 22
Based on this quote, how did Alexander Hamilton see the role of the judicial branch of federal government?
A. He believed the federal judiciary should be able to decide which laws were passed if Congress and the president could not agree.***
B. He believed the federal judiciary should be able to prevent bills passed by congress from becoming a law.
C. He believed the federal judiciary should be able to impeach judges in state courts if they abused their power.
D. He believed the federal judiciary should be able to settle state disputes, override state laws, and provide uniformity to the law.

  1. Abby

    Btw it is supposed to be hitherto FRUSTRATED. Sorry about typo.

  2. Ms. Sue

    3 - yes
    4 - no

  3. Abby

    4. D?

  4. Ms. Sue

    Yes, 4. D.

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