social studies 8th

1. Which is an example of checks and balances? (1 point)

The constitution contains a bill of rights that details the basic rights of the state’s citizens.
The constitution clearly outlines voting requirements and the qualifications for holding public office.
The legislative branch makes laws, the executive branch carries out the law, and the judicial branch interprets the law.
The legislative branch can impeach the chief executive, the executive branch can veto laws, and the judicial branch can rule laws unconstitutional.

2. Which statement best describes why constitutions are needed? (1 point)
Constitutions are needed so that governments don’t get carried away with taxes.
Constitutions are needed because all of the laws have to be written down somewhere.
Constitutions are needed because without a constitution, the government is not legitimate.
Constitutions are needed so people can know their basic rights and how the government will operate.

3. According to Georgia’s constitution, all government originates from (1 point)
the people.
the state’s voters.
the U.S. Constitution.
a written constitution.

4. Voting in national elections is not only a right, but an example of a (1 point)

5. The two houses of the Georgia legislature are the (1 point)
Senate and First House Assembly.
Senate and House of Representatives.
Supreme Court and House of Commons.
Assembly and House of Representatives.

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  1. 1. C
    2. D
    3. C
    4. A
    5. C

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  2. What are your choices?

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    posted by Reed
  3. 1 and 2 are correct, 4 is wrong. I do not know the answers to 3 and 5, but in the United States all government is said to originate with "We the people..."

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    posted by Reed
  4. I Picked already..

    4 is D

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  5. Yes, it is. :)

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    posted by Reed
  6. 5 is not C.

  7. 5.B ?

    But is 3 right? Ms. Sue

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  8. Yes, 5 is B. For reference:

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    posted by Reed
  9. I don't think 3 is right. Check your book.

  10. ok thank you so much (:

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  11. 3. is A?

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  12. Yes, a.

  13. The answer to 1 is d, checks and balances are measures that keep all branches of the government equal in power bu giving each branch to overturn some decisions.

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    posted by Max
  14. COOL

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