1:Which philosophers of the European Enlightenment influenced the founding documents of American government through their theory of a 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 Voltaire

2:Which beliefs and principles in the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution helped create a national identity?

A:belief in God, allegiance to popular sovereignty,and states' right.
B:free enterprise system, free trade system, and separation of powers.
C:individual freedom, political equality,and unalienable right.
D:powerful executive branch, judicial, review, and bicameral legislature.

3:Which of the following six organizing principles are evident in Articles I-III of U.S. Constitution? Select all that apply?

A:Limited government
B:Separation of powers***
C:judicial review
D:checks and balances***

4:Which of the following is an example of checks and balance?

A:Congress can override a presidential veto by the two-thirds vote in each house.***
B:the legislature and judiciary work together to enact legislation.
C:the president appoints the members of the cabinet.
D:certain procedures must be followed to amend the Constitution.

5:The legislative branch of the U.S. government has two houses-the Senate, in which every state has an equal number of representatives, and the House of Representatives , in which the number of representatives is based on each state's population. This system is called what?

C:separation of powers
D:enumerated powers.

Are these correct?

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  1. 1. correct
    2. what are articles 1, 2 and 3 of Constitution about?
    3. agree. thinking Marbury vs Madison later for judicial review
    4. agree
    5. agree

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  2. not sure about 2. Might pick C because it says Declaration as well as Constitution.

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  3. I have C for 2 just forgot to mark my answer. Thank you!

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