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Unit 5 Review
A More Perfect Union
 Which
is likely the most valuable
leadership quality for a Supreme
Court chief justice, such as John
Marshall?
Question 1
 An
ability to discuss issues
logically and make wellreasoned arguments
Answer 1
Place the following events in order:
*Thomas Jefferson becomes president
*John Adams becomes president
*George Washington becomes first
president
*John Marshall is appointed chief justice
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Question 2
George Washington becomes first
president.
II. John Adams becomes president.
III. John Marshall is appointed chief justice.
IV. Thomas Jefferson becomes president.
I.
Answer 2
 The
Constitutional Era is
characterized by which of the
following?
Question 3
 Philosophical
differences and
compromises in forming the new
government
Answer 3
 The
Constitution describes a
government with powers divided
between the national
government and state
governments. This constitutional
principle is known as what?
Question 4
 Federalism
Answer 4
 What
is a grievance?
Question 5
A
formal complaint
Answer 5
 Which
democratic principle of
the Constitution allows people to
create, change, or alter
government?
Questions 6
 Popular
sovereignty
Answer 6
 What
is the Great Compromise
of 1787?
Question 7
The House of Representatives is chosen
by the people and the number of
representatives is based on the state’s
population
 Each state will have 2 Senators chosen by
the legislature of the state.
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Answer 7

A system of government in which people
elect lawmakers is called
Question 8
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Republicanism
Answer 8
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What was the framers intent for
developing a process to amend the
Constitution?
Question 9
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Allow flexibility for social and
governmental changes over time
Answer 9
Dividing the roles of government into 3
branches, Executive, Legislative, and
Judicial is called
_________________________________.
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Question 10

Separation of Powers
Answer 10

When each of the 3 branches of
government has a little control, or check,
on the other 2 branches this is called-
Question 11

Checks and Balances
Answer 11

How can an amendment be add to the US
Constitution?
Question 12

2/3 of both houses of Congress propose
the amendment and ¾ of the states ratify
the amendment.
Answer 12

The first 10 amendments to the U.S.
Constitution were intended to protect the
rights of individuals from potential abuses
by-
Question 13
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The federal government
Answer 13
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Give an example of how the Executive
Branch checks and balances the
Legislative Branch.
Question 14

The president may veto a bill.
Answer 14

Give an example of how the Judicial
Branch checks and balances the Executive
Branch.
Question 15

The Supreme Court may determine
actions unconstitutional.
Answer 15

Give an example of how federalism works
today.
Question 16
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A new amendment is being proposed from
Congress and voted from the states.
Answer 16
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Amendment 1: freedom of religion, speech, press
Amendment 2: right to keep and bear arms
Amendment 3: protection from having soldiers camped in
your house
Amendment 4: protection from unreasonable search and
seizure
Amendment 5: right to due process of law
Amendment 6: right to a trial by jury for criminals, speedy
trial
Amendment 7: right to a trial by jury for civil affairs
Amendment 8: freedom from cruel and unusual punishment
Amendment 9: protection of other rights not listed in the Bill
of Rights
Amendment 10: power of the states – states and citizens
retain powers not given to the federal government
Bill of Rights

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