Which of the following best Summarizes the preamble to the constitution? A. It is the Supreme law of the land B. It is the first amendment to the constitution C. It is a blueprint and process document for the constitution

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  1. History

    What was a big difference between the Texas Constitution of 1836 and the Texas Constitution of 1845? (1 point) A. The Constitution of 1845 did not have a separation of powers like that of the Constitution of 1836. B. The Constitution of 1836 was more in

  2. American Government

    1) which of the following describes the supreme court's role in defining constitutional principles? A) the supreme court plays a minimal role in defining constitutional principles. B) the supreme court uses judicial review as a tool to define

  3. American Government

    Read the excerpt from the state constitution of Arkansas, which was adopted in 1874. No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the state, for a

  4. Civics

    I'm not looking for answers I just want to check mine. 1. Which branch of government has the power to make laws A. Executive B. Federal C. Judicial D Legislative*** 2. Which of the following is an example of checks and balances? Select all that apply. A.

  5. american goverment

    The fabric of American empire ought to rest on the solid basis of the consent of the people. The streams of national power ought to flow from that pure, original fountain of all legitimate authority. –Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist No. 22 Use the

  6. Civics

    1. "We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect out government, ensure domestic tranquillity, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political

  7. us history

    Which of the following was the agreement that helped the Anti- federalists to finally approve the Constitution? The Bill of Rights*** The Federalists Papers an Amendment about slavery the rewriting of the Preamble

  8. SS HELP!

    How does the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution limit the government? A. by separating state and federal powers B. by giving the authority to rule the people C. by establishing the rule of law D. by granting certain rights to people that government

  9. Government

    Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have

  10. American 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

  11. 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

  12. U.S. Government

    "No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

  13. Social Studies 7 Pls CoRRect Mee

    President Andrew Jackson is said to have responded to the supreme courts ruling in Worcester v. Georgia with the word { Chief Justice} John Marshall has made his decision now let him enforce it! Which of the following best explains the meaning of this

  14. History

    1. What was a big difference between the Texas Constitution of 1836 and the Texas Constitution? 2. After analyzing the similarities and differences of the U.S. Constitution and the Texas Constitution of 1845, what conclusion can be made? 3. why does the

  15. History

    What was the significance of the supreme Court's ruling in the "Marbury Vs. Madison Case? A.)The ruling determined that congress could act against the president if it wished B.)The ruling determined that the supreme court was more powerful than the

  16. Social Studies

    8.Which point in the Virginia Plan was objected to by supporters of the New Jersey Plan? A. Larger states should have more representatvies in Congress B. Congress requires greater power C. The government needs an executive branch D. The government needs a

  17. history

    How do the Schenck and Dennis cases illustrate that the United States Constitution is a living document? a. The Congress did not have the power to take action beyond the specific powers listed in Article I. b. The president as commander in chief failed to

  18. history

    Based on this decision from the Supreme Court, who decides if the Affordable Care Act is a good law? A. the Framers of the Constitution B. the American people C. the Supreme Court D. the Congress

  19. government

    Which of the purposes of government listed in the Preamble of the United States Constitution were also the declared purpose of the Articles of Confederation? A. national welfare B. national defense C. national currency D. equal individual rights for all I

  20. American Government

    The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution explains the purposes of the U.S. government. They are to: • Form a more perfect union • Establish justice • Insure domestic tranquility • Provide for the common defense • Promote the general welfare •

  21. Civics

    The Preamble includes the phrase "to form a more perfect union." Why is this reason listed for creating a new Constitution? Plans were made to expand to the Pacific Ocean. The British had provided economic support. The Articles of Confederation did not

  22. History

    1. Why do some argue that the Supreme Court "legislates from the bench" or, in other words, actually makes law? A. The Supreme Court does not legislate, i.e. make law. B. The Supreme Court is involved in administrative law. C. The Supreme Court's rulings

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. criminal justice

    Shaw's dual sovereignty model involves: a. sovereignty being shared between border states b. federal and state constitution examined simultaneously c.states automatically forwarding their laws to the US supreme court for review d. state supreme courts and

  27. Civics

    What distinguishes the U.S. Supreme Court from a state supreme court'? State supreme courts have rulings that can be overturned, while U.S. Supreme Court rulings are final. State supreme courts have limited jurisdiction on the types of cases they can rule

  28. American government

    Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the united states constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government ? A. the president must sign an executive agreement without the senate, but must have

  29. 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

  30. American Goverment

    The Preamble of the U.S. Constitution “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of

  31. civics

    Please check my answers! 1. The Nineteenth Amendment granted women the right to vote, but women had been fighting for years for this right. Before the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, which existing amendment could women have used to argue that they should

  32. us history- please help

    1. The job of the Congress is to __________. Is it to pass laws??? 2. The job of the President is to _______. umm... confront problems??? 3. The job of the courts is to _________. 4. Congress is made up of ______. Is it 2 houses- the senate and house of

  33. HISTORY

    Which option most accurately summarizes the conflicting perspectives that erupted into the conflict known as “Bleeding Kansas”? Proslavery advocates believed slave owners had a right to transport slaves into the territories; antislavery advocates

  34. History (continued)

    1. What is the main idea of the preamble? A. To state the purpose of the constitution B. To set limits on the authority of the federal government C. To establish the relationship of the branches of government D. To explain the reasoning behind the break

  35. 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

  36. history

    What principle from the Constitution's Preamble does this photo BEST express?

  37. american goverment

    among the broad purposes of the united states government spelled out in the preamble to the constitution os the obligation to

  38. civics

    Which of the following is true about members of the Supreme Court? A.Justices are elected for life and cannot be impeached. B.Justices are nominated by the president but must be approved by the Senate. C.People nominated to the Supreme Court must have a

  39. Social Studies

    1. What effect does having a written constitution have on limiting the powers of officials? (1 point) It establishes the rule of law that everyone, including officials, must follow. It grants the president supreme authority over other officials. It grants

  40. 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

  41. Window To World History

    Constitutions of Pakistan Constitution of 1956(1st constitution promulgated on _ Constitution of 1962(2nd constitution promulgated on _ Constitution of 1973(3rd constitution promulgated on _.

  42. american government

    if a purposed amendment violates the constitution should the supreme court be able to block its ratification?

  43. History

    How was the U.S. Constitution different from the Articles of Confederation? A.)The U.S. Constitution set up the first form of government for the newly independent United States. B.)The U.S. Constitution allowed for each state to have an equal vote in

  44. Government

    I have a journal activity i have to turn in asap, is their any websites were i could find the reasoning why the 'framers' of the Constitution put in these purposes of the government? -form a more perfect union -establish justice -insure domestic

  45. history

    Unit Test: The Constitution of the United States 1. Which branch of government has the power to make laws? Executive Federal judicial legislative 2. which of the following is an example of checks ad balances? select all that apply. □The judicial branch

  46. history

    Why did an enumerated power of the judicial branch, in combination with the opinion in Marbury v. Madison, lead some to question the authority of the Supreme Court? a)The power to prosecute treason established by the Constitution conflicted with the

  47. U.S. Preamble

    I am doing a extra credit project for social studies. Does anyone have any ideas for the project for the preamble of the u.s. constitution. I need to be able to do it in 1 week Let's look at the Preamble -- "We the People of the United States, in Order to

  48. 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

  49. history

    If courts are to regard the Constitution, and the Constitution is superior to any ordinary act of the legislature, the Constitution, and not such ordinary act, must govern the case to which they both apply. Use the passage to answer the question. What

  50. 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

  51. civics

    9. The purpose of the Constitution is presented in the A. Preamble. B. Articles. C. Amendments. D. Bill of Rights.

  52. english

    Why does Anthony read the preamble to the Constitution in her speech "Woman’s Rights to the Suffrage"?

  53. American 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

  54. civics

    What motivated the Founding fathers to include the phrase "to form a more perfect union" in the preamble of the U.S Constitution?

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. american constitutional law

    The federal income tax was authorized in the Constitution by: A. Article III. B. The Preamble. C. the Second Amendment. D. the Sixteenth Amendment.

  59. US history

    I just need someone to read over what I have written and let me know if that answers the question. Thanks! Excerpt from the speech on the Dred Scott Decision: Frederick Douglass | May 1857 “Neither in the preamble nor in the body of the Constitution is

  60. government

    if a proposed amendment violates the constitution should the supreme court be able to block its ratification

  61. government

    the specific powers of the president come from a. the military b. the supreme court c. congress d. the constitution d.

  62. History

    Could someone explain the concept of judicial review and its impact on the balance of power in the United States Government? Judical review means that the courts can review congressional and administrative actions to see if they are constitutional. The

  63. Government

    if a proposed amendment violates the constitution, should the supreme court be able to block it's ratification? Explain.

  64. Civics

    20. The governmental body responsible for interpreting the Constitution is the A. Supreme Court. B. president. C. House of Representatives. D. Senate. A?

  65. history

    What was the significance of the Supreme Court's ruling in the Marbury vs. Madison case? The ruling determined that Congress could act against the president if it wished. The ruling determined that the Supreme Court was more powerful than the president.***

  66. Civics

    Which of the following best Summarizes the preamble to the constitution? A. It is the Supreme law of the land B. It is the first amendment to the constitution C. It is a blueprint and process document for the constitution as a whole. D. It is an

  67. social studies

    according to the preamble of the constitution, give at least three reasons why the new constitution is being established?

  68. American Government

    The Preamble to the Constitution explains the purposes of the U.S. Government. One of them is to "secure the blessings of liberty." What provisions (at least 2) in the Constitution ensure that this purpose is achieved? I have looked everywhere for this and

  69. American Government

    "No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

  70. history

    A citizen of California wishes to bring a case to the Supreme Court claiming that she is not entitled to equal protection under the law because her state, with a population of more than 39 million, has the same number of senators as Vermont, with a

  71. 1 history question

    The _______ _______ allows congress to make laws to meet the 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

  72. Social studies

    the constitution requires each house to keep a daily record of all meeting. these records are printed daily in___________. the supreme court is made up of _____ supreme court justices who hold their offices for________.

  73. 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

  74. Civics

    Which colonial document was the the first which the signers gave their consent to be governed according to the decisions made by their leaders. 1. Declaration of Independence 2. Mayflower Compact 3. Preamble to the Constitution 4. Bill of Rights

  75. us history

    Which of the following was the agreement that helped the Anti- federalists to finally approve the Constitution? The Bill of Rights The Federalists Papers an Amendment about slavery*** the rewriting of the Preamble

  76. Government Help Please

    All of the following statements regarding the process of selecting a case for Supreme Court consideration are true EXCEPT 1) A case selected for argument usually involves interpretations of the U. S. Constitution or federal law. 2) At least seven Justices

  77. SOCIAL STDIES HELP!

    How does the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution limit the government? (1 point) by separating state and federal powers*** by giving the authority to rule to the people by establishing the rule of law by granting certain rights to people that

  78. history

    what was the purpose of the declaration of independence? A) to serve as a preamble to the constitution B) most populated city in the confederacy C) industrial and transportation center of the confederacy D) home to the largest number of slaves in the

  79. Constitutional Law

    Is the Federal Constitution in Malaysia supreme? If so, who ensures its supremacy?

  80. taxes

    Why does the constituition allow the federal government to levy taxes? I've looked in my book and i got parts of the constituition that talks about taxes but it doesnt answer the question of WHY. I really need some help. Please read the Preamble again. It

  81. 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.

  82. Social Studies

    One of the issues facing the early nation was how to interpret the Constitution. Alexander Hamilton said that the Constitution gave Congress the power "to make all laws necessary and proper." Which statement best describes Hamilton's views on how the

  83. history

    How does the supreme court show that the constitution allows congress to exercise the power to regulate commerce within a state?

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. Civics

    What motivated the Founding Fathers to include the phrase "We the People" in the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution? So far I have: The Founding Fathers did this because they wanted to show that the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution was made by the people

  87. 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

  88. U.S.History

    couldn't find the answr to this one in my book: Under popular sovereignty, the decision whether or not to allow slavery in a territory was mady by a. Congress b. the voters of the territory c. the Supreme Court d. the President this is all my book says:

  89. social studies

    what is the preamble to the constitution?

  90. Civics

    what preamble goal is fulfilled when amendments are added to the constitution?

  91. 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

  92. american goverment

    among the broad purposes of the united states goverment spelled out in the preamble to the constitution is the obligation to?

  93. 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

  94. CONFUSED WITH CIVICS

    From the constitution what goes under preamble, what goes under natural rights, what goes under grievances, what goes under resolution of independence? I've found many websites with different results under each category and i'm so confused, please

  95. History

    What federal document did Susan B Anthony quote in the beginning of her speech in I believe 1872? I know she was trying to equal rights between women, and I think it would make sense for it to be the preamble to the Federal Constitution. Opinions?

  96. American History

    informal changes to the constitution include. A.Treaties B.Laws passed in congress C. Supreme court decisions D. All of the above

  97. Histroy

    How does the supreme court show that the constitution allows congress to exercise the power to regulate commerce within a state?

  98. Preamble to the Constitution

    I am currently doing an assignment about the preamble to the US Constitution. Question: What examples can you provide in the present that shows the US Government is still fulfilling this purpose today? Give two. I have completed 5 out of the 6th purposes.

  99. Social studies

    1. In the preamble of the constitution, to what does the phrase provide for the common defense refer? A. provide for a police force. B. Provide for the military. C. ensure liberty to future generations D. Provide money for scientific research. 2. what

  100. 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

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