|The Articles of Confederation set up our country's first central government state government congress.
The Constitution was written during the Constitutional Convention Articles of Confederation Confederational Convention.
Who was the "Father of the Constitution"? James Madison James Klein George Washington Thomas Jefferson.
The Constitution was adopted in 1789 1798 1788 1787.
To ratify means to officially approve add take away cancel.
The introduction to the Constitution is called the Preamble Bill of Rights Amendment Checks and Balances.
What describes the basic rights of the people? the Bill of Rights the Preamble the Declaration of Rights Checks and Balances.
To amend means to add give approve change.
In a federal system of government, what two groups share power? the central government and the states the central government and the federal government the central government and the Congress the Senate and the House of Representatives.
What system prevents too much power being given to one branch of government? checks and balances amendments the Bill of Rights rights and powers.
____________ head each department of the government secretaries cabinets drawers administrators.
All of the officials who head the different departments of the government is called the cabinet. secretaries. drawer. political party.
A _______________ is a group of people who share similar ideas about government. political party politics party boring party government party.
The federal government has the power to declare war, run the post office, settle disputes between states set up local governments, run the post office, settle disputes between states settle disputes between states only set up all public schools, declare war, and settle disputes between states.
State governments have the power to set up public schools and local governments and run elections declare war, run the post office, settle disputes between states set up public schools and local governments and settle disputes between states set up public schools and local governments and declare war.
The two houses that make up Congress are the House of Representatives and the Senate House of Representatives and Legislative Senate and Legislative Legislative and Executive.
What are the three branches of government? Executive, Legislative, Judicial President, Congress, Supreme Court Executive, Congress, Supreme court Executive, Senate, Judicial.
House of Representatives
Match each branch of government with the person or people who head it. Executive Legislative Judicial.
Match the branch of government with its powers. Executive
How does each branch check and balance each other? Executive Legislative Judicial.
How does each branch check and balance each other? Executive
The Constitution is not made to change with the growing needs of society. true false.
The Bill of Rights describes the basic rights of the government. true false.
The Constitution protects people's rights. true false.
The Constitution unifies states and takes its power from them. true false.
Both the federal government and the states share power in a federal system of government. true false.
George Mason is known as a man who was "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." true false.