1. What is a main difference in powers among the branches of the federal government? A. whether its officers can be impeached B. the length of terms of office C. the ability to pass laws without the consent of other

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  1. Social Studies

    Which of the following statements best describes a federal system of government? Independent states form an alliance and give up clearly defined and limited powers to a national government. The national government holds all power, creating and abolishing

  2. U.S. GOVERNMENT

    1)The federal government has more expressed powers than implied powers. A) True B) False 2)Two inherent powers of the federal government are to regulate immigration and deport aliens. A) True B) False 3)Implied powers are essentially granted through the

  3. CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government

    *** By my answer Please check! 1. Which statement best describes the importance of the Magna Carta? (1 point) British judges should hold judicial power. Even the king must respect certain rights of the people.*** Federalism is the best form of government.

  4. government

    Which of the following can be said about the powers of the federal government as compared to the powers of the state governments?

  5. civics

    Which of the following is true about the US Federal government's ability to borrow money? A. Elected elected officials in the federal government can prove to voters that they are responsible by paying back government debts on time. B. The constitution

  6. Social Studies

    Which statement best describes the framework of government established by the Constitution? A. The three branches of government defer the majority of power to the states B. A system of checks and balances keeps each of the three branches from having too

  7. Social studies

    which of the following statements is an accurate description of how social contract theory influence the structure of american government? A. social contract theory influenced the division of powers among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches

  8. American Government

    Check answers? 1) When the Framers created the legislative branch of government, why did they decide that this branch would have a bicameral structure? A) They wanted to ensure equal representation for each of the thirteen states. B) The Framers formed a

  9. Social Studies

    Why did the Founding Fathers choose to adopt a Constitution? To give states rights within a nation To give individual right within their states To outline the powers of a new federal government ----- To limit the powers of the existing federal government

  10. civics

    Which of the following are powers that are exercised by both the national government and state governments at the same time? A.concurrent powers B. enumerated powers C. prohibited powers D. reserved powers

  11. Government

    1. How is the I.S. constitutional government designed? Select 2 that apply. - The Judicial System is controlled by the legislature - the three branches of government can check and balance each other - Powers not given to the federal government are reserved

  12. social studies

    what is the key difference between a federal government and a confederate government? A. in a federal government local governments have the most power. In a confederate government a central government has the most power B. In a confederate government local

  13. The New Deal's Legacy Quiz

    How did the role of the federal government change during the New Deal? A. The power given to state government's exceeded national power. B. The government accepted accountability for the nation's economic stability. C. The federal government decreased

  14. Civivs

    The phrase, "the Elastic Clause," comes from which power of Congress?? A.) Enumerated Powers B.) Implied Powers C.) Inherent Powers D.) Reserved Powers This is Unit 2, Lesson 14: Unit Test: Three Branches of Government

  15. American government

    What are powers of the U.S. government that are named and listed in the Constitution called? A.expressed powers B.implied powers C.inherent powers D.prohibited powers

  16. Civics

    1. Which of the following can be said about the powers of the federal government as compared to the powers of the state governments?

  17. Civics

    How do the powers of the national government and the powers of the states compare, according to James Madison, the primary author of the Constitution? A.The powers of the national government are few, while the powers of the states are many. B.The powers of

  18. History (@Ms. Sue??) :)

    How is a Unitary system of government different from a federal system?? A) In a Unitary system, all powers are held by one government*** B) In a Unitary system, most powers are reserved to provincial governments C) In a Federal system, there are no checks

  19. History

    How did the case McCulloch v. Maryland cement the power of the federal government? The ruling stated the Constitution had established the right of the federal government to coin money in each state. The ruling clarified the balance of power between the

  20. Civics

    Which of the following can be said about the powers of the federal government as compared to the powers of the state governments?

  21. Government

    What are the reserved powers outlined in the tenth amendment? powers that are not delegated to the federal government and therefore granted to the states, as long as they are not prohibited by the Constitution. powers granted to the Supreme Court to

  22. social studies

    Why did the Founding Fathers choose to adopt a Constitution? A. to give states rights within the nation B. to give individuals rights within their states C. to outline the powers of a new federal government D. to limit the powers of the existing federal

  23. History

    1.)Which is the main way the Bill of Rights protected against the tyranny that the Anti-Federalists feared? A.)It established and protected the same rights for all citizens, including women and slaves. B.)It gave all of the states the same amount of power

  24. CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government

    my answers have * next to them 1. A political system that separates the law-making and law-enforcing branches is called what? (1 point) a federal system a parliamentary system a presidential system*** a unitary system 2. Which of the following statements

  25. Civics

    Which of the following describes the Enlightenment idea of natural law? The idea that people consent to government authority and in return the government protects their rights The idea that people are born with rights that no government can take away ***

  26. Government

    1. How is the supreme court equal to the other branches of government? a. It has the same powers as the legislative branch and executive branch. b. It enforces the laws along with the president. c It creates laws like the legislative branch. d. It

  27. Social Studies

    1. TO which system of governemt is the feral system most similar? A. the unitary system, ecause both place most powers with legislature B. the conferal system, because both spilt powers among the state and national governemnts C. the unitary system,

  28. Government

    Which of the following BEST describes the interpretation of the balance of power between the states and the federal government as laid out in the McCulloch v. Maryland decision? A. States may not seek to influence federal office holders. B. States may not

  29. Government

    Please check my answer~ What is the key difference between a federal government and a confederate government? A.In a federal government, local governments have the most power. In a confederate government, a central government has the most power. B.In a

  30. Civics

    Why did the framers of the constitution include the system of checks and balances? To ensure the powers of each branch of government are limited and checked by another branch To create a process for the American people to choose their representatives for

  31. Civics

    Which of the following are powers that are exercised by both the national government and state governments at the same time? A. concurrent powers B. enumerated powers C. prohibited powers D. reserved powers

  32. Social Studies

    1)What is the difference between a federal form of government in a confederal form of government? a. A federal government is democratic, while a confederal government is dictatorial. b. A federal government has a constitution while a confederal government

  33. Governemnt

    1. A central premise of james madison in Nos. 47, 48, and 51 of the federalist is that: a. weak government is the best government b. the combination of legislative, executive, and judicial power is the very definition of tranny c. men are not angles and

  34. social studies

    the federal system info on national government (enumerated powers). info on state government (reserved powers) info on both (concurrent powers)

  35. American Government

    "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." According to the 10th amendment which powers to the state have? (2 answers) a. The powers

  36. AG

    1. The framers included the supremacy clause in the constitution for the purpose of a. giving the federal government complete authority over all actions of state governments. ******* b. making the individual stte governments more powerful thank the federal

  37. Government

    Homework Help Powers that are shared by both the National Government and the States are called... A) reserved powers B) enumerated powers C) inherent powers D) implied powers E) concurrent powers The Supreme Court carries out most of the country's

  38. American Government Please Check

    1. Which of the following correctly describes how treaties are made? a. The president negotiates a treaty, and the House must approve funding for it. b. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee negotiates a treaty, and the House and the president must

  39. social studies

    During the Constitutional Convention, a constitution was drafted defining the powers of the federal government. State at least 10 of these powers.

  40. government

    Please check my answers! 1. A central premise of james madison in Nos. 47, 48, and 51 of the federalist is that: a. weak government is the best government b. the combination of legislative, executive, and judicial power is the very definition of tranny c.

  41. GOVERNMENT

    Are delegated powers the powers that can only be exercised by the National Government? Then, what about expressed powers, implied powers and inherent powers. Do they all fall under the category of expressed powers?

  42. CIVICS

    1.)The Dominion of New England, in which the British government abolished several separate colonies, was an example of which type of government? a. confederate b. federal**** c. state d. unitary 2.) Which of the following is an argument for federalism? a.

  43. Government

    1. "A peice of coastal land, and surrounding fishing areas, has been occupied by a fishing society for centuries. This society does not have any government, or knowledge that any larger government rules over them" Do political scientists consider the

  44. Social Studies

    The federal system and the unitary system most differ in that, A-): The unitary system has many different levels of government, but the federal system does not. B-): The Federal system allows citizens to vote on leaders, but the unitary system does not.

  45. Social Studies

    Of the following, wich best describes the framework for the Constitution? Select all that apply A.***A system of checks and balances are is designed to prevent abuse of power*** B-The four branches equally share one-quarter of the power C- Powers not

  46. Government

    The Intolerable Acts led to most directly to which event? A. Stamp Act Congress B. Constitutional Convention C. First Continental Congress D. Second Continental Congress The Framers Included the Supremacy Clause in the Constitution for the purpose of? A.

  47. History

    Word Bank : Popular Sovereignty, Republicanism, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances, Limited gov, Individual Rights 1. aidivion of power between the states and federal gov some power is reintaed for the federal gov some for the states and

  48. History

    1. What is a main difference in powers among the branches of the federal government? A. whether its officers can be impeached B. the length of terms of office C. the ability to pass laws without the consent of other branches D. whether they make new laws

  49. Government

    Under the federal system, some powers are shared by the state and national governments, while others are limited to either the national government or the states. Which of the following powers are limited to the state government? Select all that apply. * A.

  50. U.S. GOVERNMENT

    1)Our federal bureaucracy takes care of the day-to-day business of our government. A) True B) False 2)There are 3 main elements of bureaucracy, which include a hierarchical structure with the president at the top, allowing for most employees to know how to

  51. 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

  52. Civics

    Which of the following are powers that the U.S. government holds because these powers have generally been held by national governments? A. enumerated powers B. implied powers ** C. inherent powers D. prohibited powers

  53. History-Ms.Sue

    Can you please explain to me what this means. All I got out of it was that Jackson favored a federal government with limited powers. But how does that connect to what strict constructionism is? Strict Constructionism Like the Jeffersonians who strongly

  54. Social Studies

    What was the unanswered question of the Nullification Crisis A). does the federal government have absolute power to place traffic as goods? B). does the state have the right to mullfiy other states laws? C). Does the fedrl government or do the states have

  55. ss

    what is a federal system of government? Basically...it's a government with central powers. Like, it's what we have in the U.S., with the 3 main branches.

  56. Science

    The u.s. constitution provides that each of the three branches of the federal government has certain powers that can limit the powers of the other branches. These limitations are known as the system of checks and balances. Which of the following actions is

  57. 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

  58. government

    How has the sys- tem of checks and balances caused the sepa- ration of powers among the three branches of government to become less distinct? because everything requires at least two branches or arms of government to do anything. For example, Congress can

  59. American government

    How does the 10th amendment shown below demonstrate a constitutional provision for limiting government? The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to

  60. history

    What were the reasons our forefathers divided the government into the legislative, judicial, and executive branches? How are the three branches of U.S. government supposed to interact? Is the system successful? Why or why not? Are the branches balanced in

  61. Constitutions and Government

    Which statement correctly describes U.S. constitutional government? 1. U.S. government follows a federal system that divides powers. 2. U.S. government has relied on the same unchanged constitution for 200 years. 3. U.S. government was the first to use a

  62. history/social studies

    Of the following, which best describes the framework for the Constitution? Select all that apply. A. A system of checks and balances is designed to prevent abuse of power. B. The four branches equally share one-quarter of the power. C. Powers not mentioned

  63. government

    The Federal Administrative System's main goal is to ________________________. implement the laws that are passed by Congress and signed into law by the President be as independent as possible from the executive branch create a huge bureaucracy to ensure

  64. social studies

    compare the three branches of the arizona state government with the three branches of federal government.

  65. HIS

    How are the three branches of U.S. government supposed to interact? Is the system successful? Why or why not? Are the branches balanced in power? Why or why not? How was the conflict between supporters of a strong federal government and champions of

  66. History

    I need help because I want to make certain I am right. The United States Constitution reserves to the States all powers not delegated to Congress or denied to the States, meaning that the States a. hold almost no power b. have little responsibility to the

  67. S.S.

    Which statement best describes the framework of government established by the Constitution? A. The three branches of government defer the majority of power to the states B. A system of checks and balances keeps each of the three branches from having too

  68. History

    Which of the following is not a way that constitutions grant governments power? A)They explain the purpose of the government. B)They set up the structure of the government. C)They identify from which states federal government leaders will come. D)They name

  69. American History

    Which most accurately examines the significance of the decision in Marbury v. Madison? A) It demonstrated the importance of the judicial branch in preventing the executive branch from lapsing into tyranny. B) It upheld the right of the federal government

  70. government

    The Department of Veterans Affairs creates a grant program for returning members of the service without prior authorization from the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of government. Is this legal? Why or why not? A. Yes, because the department

  71. government

    The Department of Veterans Affairs creates a grant program for returning members of the service without prior authorization from the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of government. Is this legal? Why or why not? A. Yes, because the department

  72. History

    1. Which of the following is not a way that constitution grant governments power? A. They explain the purpose of the government B. They set up the structure of the government C. They identify from which states federal government leader will come*** D. They

  73. US HISTORY

    which of the 3 branches of the federal US government does the federal reserve and the census bureau fall under?????? please answer! thanx! love, ash

  74. US HISTORY

    which of the 3 branches of the federal US government does the federal reserve and the census bureau fall under?????? please answer! thanx! love, ash

  75. business

    . Theory and origin of the separation of powers II. The division of powers among the branches of government A. The executive branch B. The legislative branch III. The separation of church and state IV. The judicial branch V. Current ideas about the

  76. business

    . Theory and origin of the separation of powers II. The division of powers among the branches of government A. The executive branch B. The legislative branch III. The separation of church and state IV. The judicial branch V. Current ideas about the

  77. us history

    Some help with this questions would be great....thanks everyone. I would like to say the answer is #1. As president, John Quincy Adams supported... 1.a national bank to promote a uniform currency and to control credit. 2.a strict limit on the powers of the

  78. english - II

    The following is an outline for a paper on the separation of powers in the United States government. I. Theory and origin of the separation of powers II. The division of powers among the branches of government A. The executive branch B. The legislative

  79. POL 201

    Separation of powers entails three distinct branches of government so that

  80. socials

    what was the war measures act? this definition i got but i don't quite know what it mean. Act of the canadian parliament that gave the federal cabinet emergency powers. does that mean that people get arrested without a reason? and i not think that the

  81. Civics

    Which of the following are powers that the U.S. government holds because these powers have generally been held by national governments A) enumerated powers B) implied powers C) inherent powers** D) prohibited powers

  82. History

    How is the Supreme Court equal to the other branches of government? A:It has the same powers as the legislative branch and the executive branch. B:It enforces the laws along with the president. C:It creates laws like the legislative branch. D:It interprets

  83. us history

    what term decribes the division of government into 3 branches is it separation of powers

  84. Market economy/government

    In a market economy, a high price will usually cause A) producers to offer less and consumers to buy less. B) producers to offer less and consumers to buy more. C) producers to supply more and consumers to buy less.*** D) producers to supply more and

  85. Civics

    Montesquieu's system of "separation of powers" means that Government is divided into three branches*** People are born with rights that can not be taken away. government may rule because the citizens consent people have the right to life,liberty, and

  86. U.S. History

    please tell me if these are right or not. my choice are in CAPS 1. the Antifederalists opposed the Costitution becasue they thought it a. gave the federal government too much power B. PROVIDED NO WAY TO CHANGE THE CONSTITUTION c. gave the state governments

  87. Civics

    How has the system of checks and balances caused the seperation of powers among the three branches of government to become less distinct?

  88. CJ

    The text mentions that the federal government and the individual states share government powers related to the criminal justice system. How do you feel power should be distributed between state and federal systems? Explain your rationale. How would this

  89. Honors American Government

    States' Rights and the Division of Powers In Mulloch v. Maryland (1819), a bank manager refused to pay an unfair state tax on a federal bank. He was convicted in Maryland, but the supreme court reversed the decision. It ruled that the state tax would have

  90. CIVICS

    I need yalls help nobody does CIVICS on jiskha like dang 1. The two-party system that we know today developed from which political struggle? (1 point) interpretive powers of the Supreme Court selection of members of Congress establishment of a federal

  91. Social Studies *Check Answers*

    Anyone mind checking these 2 quiz answers please? Which statement best explains why nation-states write constitutions? A: Constitutions give citizens unlimited powers. B: Constitutions establish nation-states. C: Constitutions allow governments to elect

  92. social studies

    Which issue did NOT create conflict in the development of the government structure in 1787? A. including slaves in the population count B. basing representation in the federal government on population size C. dividing the new government into three

  93. GOVERNMENT

    Are delegated powers the powers that can only be exercised by the National Government? Then, what about expressed powers, implied powers and inherent powers. Do they all fall under the category of expressed powers?

  94. S.S

    the bill of rights is a document that... a. was added to the constitution to protect citizens' right. b. was used to limit the powers of state government. c. outlined the rights of the federal government. d. stated the ways citizens can participate in

  95. citizenship test for child

    What are the 2 houses of congress and what is the judicial branch of the us government? The US government is made up of three branches: Executive -- the President and those who work with him Legislative -- the Senate and the House of Representatives

  96. Social Studies

    How does the U.S. Constitution distributes and limits powers within the federal government.

  97. goverment

    The basic tool in fiscal federalism is (Points : 1) the federal government’s power of the purse. the federal government’s ability to raise armies. the federal government’s ability to sue states. the Interstate Commerce Clause.

  98. United States Constition

    Details: Part I: Principles of the Constitution Create a chart or a matrix outlining the following primary principles of the Constitution: 1. Self-Government 2. Separation of Powers 3. Checks and Balances Write an analysis of 250-500 words on the

  99. Government Help Please

    The power to establish local units of government such as counties and to control education are examples of_____ 1)reserved powers 2)delegated powers 3)implied powers 4)inherent powers Please help. thanks

  100. Social Studies

    information to show how the U.S. Constitution distributes and limits powers within the federal government.

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