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Recent Homework Questions About Government

SS
1. Which activity is part of both private and civic life? (1 point) learning about politics voting for a candidate*** going to sports games working at a bookshop 2. Why are elections necessary for good governance? (1 point) Elected officials can be fired at any time. Elections...

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 government. c. ...

AG
14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

American Government
14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

Social Studies
1. What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional convention? a. To write the constitution b. To amend the constitution c. To amend the Articles of confederation *** d. To ratify the constitution 2. What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the articles of ...

American Government
Who has the power to begin the process of raising taxes in the United States?

Miya
what was one strength of the articles of confederation? A. It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. •• B. it gave the federal government power to impose taxes. C. It gave congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the president. D. It provided ...

History
What was the original purpose of the Bill of Rights? A) to give the people their natural rights B) to restrict the power of the national government C) to restrict the power of the national and state governments D) to give power to the national government I believe the answer ...

Social studies
1. What was one strength of the Articles of Confederation? (1 point) It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. *** It gave the federal government power to impose taxes. It gave Congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the president. It provided Congress ...

SS
Why is voting an important civic responsibility? 1. It is part of the Constitution. 2. It is required by law. 3. It determines the best known members of a comunity. 4. It ensures that government represents the people.

American Government
14. Read this quote from Alexander Hamilton. The interpretation of the laws is proper and peculiar province of the courts. A constitution is, in fact, and must be regarded by the judges as a fundamental law.... If there should happen to be an irreconcilable variance between ...

American Government
12. Read this excerpt from the U.S. Constitution. To declare War, grant Letter of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years; -...

Help!
Identify which fact about the amendment process best supports this quotation from the textbook the formal amendment process emphasizes the federal character of the government system. a. amending the constitution is a complex process that usually takes years to accomplish b. ...

Social studies
what was one strength of the articles of confederation? A. It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. B. it gave the federal government power to impose taxes.•• C. It gave congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the president. D. It provided congress ...

Roman History (PLEASE CHECK)
How did the Roman empire support its expansion and integrate culture on three continents? a. The consturuction of roads and bridges facilitated trade and communication. b. Merchants, artisans, and engineers were granted upper-class status, securing their loyalty c. Building ...

Social Studies
16. What was one reason for the establishment of the colony of Rhode Island? 17. How did Thomas Hooker act on his want for a colony with strict limits on government? 18. Why was the economy in the New England Colonies different from the economy in the Middle Colonies?

American Government, Lesson 1 Unit 3
When the Framers created the legislative branch of government, why did they decide that this branch would have a bicameral structure?

American Governement
Which of a function of state governments that is not a function of the federal government? A)creation of a public school system B)collection of taxes**my answer C)regulation of interstate commerce D)punishment for crimes

American Government
19. One of the main reasons the Founding Fathers created federalism was because they believed that *A- dividing power among the states and the national government would prevent any governmental entity from abusing its authority. *B- local governments, if left unchecked by the ...

American government
What kind of power does the senate have more of then the house of representatives?  Executive power  Judicial power  Bargaining power  Political power*****

American Government
When the framers created the legislative branch of government. why did they decided 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 bicameral legislature as a compromise...

American Government
In this extract from the federalist papers, Alexander Hamilton most likely use a comparison between the president of the united states and the king of Great Britain to show * that the president is just as powerful as the king. * that the king has treated the colonists unfairly...

History
All day long and in all places I am always fastening upon you, stirring you and persuading you and reproaching you. You will not easily find another like me. Use the passage to answer the question. 1. In the passage, what Greek philosopher describes his own method of seeking ...

American Government
Why is it easier for the prime minister of Britain to pass legislation than it is for the U.S. president? * The United Kingdom is a federal system where the prime minister is chosen by the British queen. This provides the prime minister the opportunity to be politically ...

American government
What kind of power does the senate have more of then the house of representatives? Executive power***** Judicial power Bargaining power Political power

English, Language Arts
Please check my answers 1. In the play Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville, the use of stage directions better helps the reader to observe the movements of a character. envision inside the mind of a character. understand how a character responds to a certain situation. all of the ...

Social studies
Is voting an important civic responsibility? A. It is part of the constitution B. Is required by law C. It determined the best known members of a community D. It ensures that government represents the people

Information communication technology
Disadvantages of automating operations in government offices

American Government
Check answers? 1) What is the main difference between the formal and informal qualifications for the House of Representatives? A) Formal qualifications are outlined in the Constitution**** B) Formal qualifications do not have to be followed C) Informal qualifications deal with...

Government
What is a definition of citizenship? -having been born in a country -being a full and equal member of a nation -having pledged to respect and support a governments's values****** -fulfilling all the responsibilities and having all the rights of living in a society Why do ...

social studis
In this lesson, you learned that government officials represent citizens at the state and local levels as well as at the national level.

History
Image of the dirty massacre american colonists What impact do you think seeing the image have on the American colonists? By confirming the rumors of illegal actions taken by bostonians the engraving would weaken the rebels cause By confirming the reaction the British would ...

English
SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS!!!!!!!!!(YOU DON'T HAVE TO TELL ME WHAT THE RIGHT ANSWER IS JUST IF ITS WRONG OR NOT)THEY ARE MARKED WITH ** 1. In the play Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville, the use of stage directions better helps the reader to observe the movements of a character...

History
6. What effect did the capture of fort Ticonderoga have on the fighting in Boston between the American colonists and the British? A) the British left Boston when they saw the forts military weapons positioned on Dorchester heights**** B) the British delayed American troops ...

Social studies
2. What were some reasons that the Iroquois joined forces with the British? Select two answers. A) they were enemies with some other tribes who were fighting with the French B) the British charged lower prices than than the French and therefore trusted them more•• C) they ...

Tx History
What was the cause of the Texas Revolution? A. Mexico wanted to expand their territory. B. Texas wanted to adopt the ways of the Mexican government. C. Mexican citizens were opposed to settlers being in Texas.*** D. Mexicans confronted Texans pushing for independence. Pls Help...

American government
What is the difference between a regular session of Congress and a special session of Congress? A) A regular session has all the members, while a special session only has a few members B) A regular session is for making laws, while a special session if for debate only C) A ...

American government. Please help!
In what way was the government of ancient Athens different from the united states A) Athens was a direct democracy in which citizens B) Athens was an oligarchy ruled by the wealthy members of the council of five hundred C) Athens was a republic in which the people voted for ...

US Government
Where in the Constitution does it give states equal representation in the Senate and also where is it stated or implied that it established states as vital components of the machinery of government? Please help.

Social studies 8 A Connections academy.
1 What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional convention? To write the constitution To amend the constitution To amend the Articles of confederation <--- To ratify the constitution 2 What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see in the articles of confederation? That...

Government
How is the number of Electoral College seats per state determined? -by the number of delegates assigned to the state -by the total number of House and Senate representatives -by the traditional number signed under the 12th amendment -by giving each state seats Is the answer b?

SS Help
1. The U.S. Constitution calls for how many branches of government? A. two B. three C. Four D. Five ????? 2. Which of the following responsibilities are held by the legislative, rather than the executive, branch? Select all that apply. A. writing and voting on new laws**** B. ...

SS Checj My ANSWERS Please
Part A What is the basic independent unit of world politics? a) country b) province c) nation* d) organization Part B Which of the following groups is an example of the basic unit you selected in the previous question? a) people who share a common language b) people who choose...

Amercian Government
5. Which of the following actions best describes judicial powers in the Unites States? * the Supreme Court judges make new laws. *The president appoints Supreme Court judges. * Supreme Court judges serve in their positions for life. * The Supreme Court judges the ...

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 bicameral legislature ...

Government
Why did the Framers of the U.S Constitution include a legislative branch in the new government?

Social Studies
The First Amendment protects which rights? (Select 2) - the right to own a gun - the right to a fair trial ** - the right to practice a religion (or not) ** - the right to criticize the government - the right of owning property help

History
Of the following, which influenced the idea of self government in the colonies? Select all that apply. The U.S Constitution English Bill of Rights-- The Declaration of Independence Virginia's house of Burgesses-- Fundamental Orders of Connecticut--

SS
Which of the following responsibilities are held by the federal government? Choose all that apply. (2 points) protecting national parks administering healthcare providing Social Security managing intercity traffic creating garbage collection services chartering city ...

American Government
American foreign aid might be used to support which of the following foreign policy? A) Deterrence B) Containment C) Collective Security D) Isolationism My guess is B or possibly C? Definitely not A or D.

History
The Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments reflected the growing 19th century American trend of A) granting universal manhood suffrage. B) upholding rights of free speech and religion. C) decreasing the power of the Federal government. <my cheese D) recognizing ...

HISTORY HELP
1)Explain judical review and why is it important 2)How is the principle of federalism connected to the idea of limited government 3)Give atleast two reasons why the article of confederation were inadequate to meet the needs of time

PLEASE HELP HISTORY
In what way was the government of ancient Athens different from the united states A) Athens was a direct democracy in which citizens B) Athens was an oligarchy ruled by the wealthy members of the council of five hundred C) Athens was a republic in which the people voted for ...

American Government
Who counts the Electoral College vote? A) House of Representatives B) Senate C) State legislatures D) Supreme Court My textbook says "The president of the Senate opens the electoral votes from each State and counts them before a joint session of Congress." I assume the answer ...

History
How did the development of the caste system affect society in India? Select all that apply. (I need to select 3) connected people through shared identities******** ensured equality among men and women of the same class********* ensured job specialization among people ...

Government
1: Which of the following responsibilities are held by the legislative, rather than executive, branch? (Select 2) A: writing and voting on new laws(my answer) B: providing social programs to citizens C: selecting new judges for federal courts D: determining the budget of ...

Geography
1. Which group of colonists established the first free public education system? A. Spanish colonists B. New England colonists C. Middle state colonists D. Southern colonists 2. Of the following, which influenced the idea of self-government in the colonies? Select all they ...

Civics
How did the ideas of Locke and montesquieu influence our founders views on our government?

Social Studies
1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton **** The alien and sedition acts ...

history
1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's views clashed with those of Alexander Hamilton **** The alien and sedition acts outlined...

History
Why was it necessary to apply the federal bill of rights to the states with the 14th amendment? A: to establish civil rights for visible minorities B: to prevent states from continuing the practice of slavery *!*!*! C: to give the federal government the power to prevent ...

History PLS HELP
Which two of the following characteristics are necessary for a state to exist? Select all that apply. (2 points) 1. territory *** 2. judiciary 3. sovereignty 4. constitution 5. federal system 6. organized government *** 7. seperation of powers AM I RIGHT? PLS HELP. ONLY PICK 2

Social studies
Can someone check my answers if there wrong can you give me the right answers please 1, What was one reason for the formation of the Democratic Republican Party? Washington's cabinet members wanted to form a new party to strengthen the federal government Thomas Jefferson's ...

GOVERNMENT
PROBLEMS OF ELECTORAL COMMISSION

Management /economics
I really don't understand some of the questions but i tried my best so my answers are : 1. A 2. E 3. A 4. B 5. E please check and help :) 1. The chance that a society can actually achieve full employment is ________ percent. Select one: A. 1 B. 75 C. 10 D. 0 E. 45 2. Viral ...

Management
1. The chance that a society can actually achieve full employment is ________ percent. Select one: A. 1 B. 75 C. 10 D. 0 E. 45 2. Viral marketing can result in ________ when compared to traditional marketing. Select one: A. quicker consumer awareness and higher costs B. lower ...

Social Studies
Which event within a state will most likely require the involvement of the federal government? (PLEASE REVIEW IF IM RIGHT) 1.A corporation is created 2.The state constitution is amended*** 3.A boundary with a nearby state is disputed 4.The rules for obtaining a driver's ...

History
(4 points) Identify Central issues - Explain why the Pilgrims' government came about and why its existence was important. Can I have some help. For example, how to start this essay, order it should be in, what i should use?

Social Studies
25. Which statement best describes similarities between Middle colonies and the New England colonies? Select all that apply A. Both regions had ethnically diverse populations B. Both had mostly good relationships with the Native Americans, even though there were some conflicts...

American government
how does the president limit the legislative power of congress. a- by appointing congressional committee chairs b- by appropriating congressional spending c- by administering the law d- by using the veto

English
Please check my answers, they are marked with** 1. In the play Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville, the use of stage directions better helps the reader to observe the movements of a character. envision inside the mind of a character. understand how a character responds to a certain ...

history
How were the Spanish able to conquer two great empires with only a handful of soldiers? First, the Spanish had superior military equipment. They were protected by steel armor and had guns. The Aztecs and Incas relied on clubs, bows and arrows, and spears. Also, the Native ...

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 approval of the house ...

Government
What laws could be created by the idea of artistic expression?

american government
which of the following generalizations about the role of the cabinet does this excerpt support? A. presidents rely on the members of their cabinet for advice because they had-selceted members B. qualified candidates for cabinet positions are in ever-shorter supply C. ...

American Government
how did the founding fathers allow each president the freedom to assemble a good administration? A. they outlined specific guidelines in the constitution B. they outlined introductions in the federalist papers C. they left the organization of the executive branch undefined D. ...

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 to the states - each...

CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government
Sorry to post this again. no one got back to me before. *** by my answer, please check!! 1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? (1 point) Any citizen may propose an amendment. Only Congress may propose an amendment. Both ...

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 society described here to ...

Social studies
The First Amendment protects which rights? Select all that apply (2 points) A). the right to own a gun B). the right to a fair trail C).the right to practice a religion (or not) D).the right to critize the government E). The right of owning property

Can writeteacher pls help social studies.
Question 1.what was one strength of the articles of confederation? 1.It allowed states to make decisions for themselves. 2.it gave the federal government power to impose taxes.***** 3.It gave congress the authority to overturn decisions made by the president. 4.It provided ...

CHECK my answers for American Government
*** by my answer, please check!! 1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? (1 point) Any citizen may propose an amendment. Only Congress may propose an amendment. Both houses of Congress must pass a resolution to propose an ...

CHECK MY ANSWERS American Government
*** by my answer, please check!! 1. Which of the following is true about the formal amendment process for the Constitution? (1 point) Any citizen may propose an amendment. Only Congress may propose an amendment. Both houses of Congress must pass a resolution to propose an ...

Social studies
In what way did the Alien and Sedition Acts change the authority of the federal government? A. The acts limited the amount of power delegated to each branch of government. B. The acts redefined the powers of the legislative branch C.The acts clarified the role of the Supreme ...

Social studies
How did the election of 1796 increase political tentions? A. After the revolution, women demanded an equal voice and vote in politics B. President John Adams and Vice President Thomas Jefferson belonged to different political parties and did not agree on government policy C. ...

History
lesson 3 unit 5 ancient civilization in china 1. Which of the following is one of the notable achievements of early China? (1 point) A. a complex system of writing************** B. a single spoken language C. cotton textiles D. copper ore technology 2. How did the Zhou dynasty...

world history
lesson 3 unit 5 ancient civilization in china 1. Which of the following is one of the notable achievements of early China? (1 point) A. a complex system of writing************** B. a single spoken language C. cotton textiles D. copper ore technology 2. How did the Zhou dynasty...

Social studies
which of the following best describes how the intolerable acts affected the american colonies? A. The acts caused the colonies to set up their own militia to serve in times of emergency. B. The acts caused the colonies to call for the first continental. C. the acts caused the ...

Social Studies
What was one similarity between the bill of rights and the Magna Carta? A. Both outlined a structure that gave the government the right to tax its citizens B. Both established a detailed justice system C. Both provided guidelines for ensuring basic citizen rights D. Both were ...

World History
Which characteristics describe ancient Sumerian civilization? Select the THREE that apply. City-states ruled by kings Job specialization Monotheistic religion Social hierarchies   What innovations did ancient Mesopotamians pass on to later civilizations? Select the FIVE that ...

Social Studies (PLZ HELP MEE!!)
1. Why did Thomas Paine’s write the pamphlet, “Common Sense"? A. To support conquering the native Americans B. To argue that more land should go to France and Spain C. To show that loyalty to the monarchy was wrong •• D. To pledge his loyalty to the British government...

Social Studies (Ms. Sue)
8. Of the following choices, which ones influence the emergence of opposing political parties? Select all that apply. (There are 2 right answers) Mounting pressure from Britain to further establish government Increase in the distribution of newspapers Differences in opinion on...

Social studies (Help)
Why did Thomas Paine’s write the pamphlet, “Common Sense"? To support conquering the native Americans •• To argue that more land should go to France and Spain To show that loyalty to the monarchy was wrong To pledge his loyalty to the British government

American government
Which issue did the great compromise address? A- congressional representation B- election of the president C- members of the Supreme Court D- relationship of the states to each other

Social Studies
The first Amendment protects which rights? Select all that apply the right to own a gun the right to a fair trial the right to practice a religion (or not) the right to criticize the government the right of owning property What do the 15th, 19th, and 26th Amendments have in ...

Please help do by 10:00 Science
1. Convert 4.0 kilometers (km) to meters (m). (1 point) 0.04 m 40 m 400 m 4,000 m 2. For his science project, Austin wants to determine if the pH of standing rainwater changes over time. He collects a jar of rainwater and places it indoors in a spot that does not receive a lot...

american government
2. which of the following reflects a difference between debate on the House and the Senate floors? A. debate in the senate has very few restraints B. the minority party in the senate manages debate on the floor. C. representatives in the house may filibuster a bill D. senators...

american Government
1. if a majority of committee members support a bill, what is likely to happen? A. The committee will pigeonhole the bill B. the committee will report the bill favorably to the floor C. the committee will rewrite the bill D. the committee will report the bill unfavorably to ...

American Government
national emergencies, advances in technology, and demand for services have increased congress's acceptance of which view? A. conservative constructionists B. liberal constructionists C. radical constructionists D. strict constructionist My best answer is D

American Government
which of the following best describes the interpretation of the constitution by a strict constructionist? A. favors a powerful national government that exercises implied powers B. favors a strong president and the necessary and proper clause C. favors a very limited role for ...

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Homework Help: Social Studies