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United States &Georgia Constitution Review
According to the Georgia Constitution, the states voters do what?Give the government power
What meeting was called to revise the Articles of Confederation after Shays Rebellion?The Constitutional Convention of 1787
Abraham Baldwin ?
The two Georgians that signed the U.S. Constitution
William Few & Who were
What type of government shares power between a strong central government and weaker local ones ?FEDERAL
The ___________ plan called for a unicameral legislature with each state receiving one vote in Congress. New Jersey
TRUE / FALSEAccording to the 1789 Georgia Constitution, the state legislature was bicameral. TRUE
According to the 1787 US Constitution, the legislature was to have how many houses? TWO
TRUE / FALSEUnder the principle of separation of powers, an individual holding the office of vice-president can work for another office of the federal government at the same time?
Changes to the US Constitution are called what? Amendments
What is the Georgia General Assembly ?The legislative branch of Georgia governmentThe Bill of Rights marked the first changes to the Constitution which guaranteed certain freedoms to the American people. How many changes are there in the Bill of Rights?TEN
When was the Governor of Georgia limited to a one year term?Under the Georgia State Constitution of 1777Archibald Bulloch - Georgias first appointed Governor under the 1777 constitution.
The Georgia Constitution of 1777 and the Articles of Confederation had what in common? The legislature was most powerful in each
Which is the only Georgia County named for a female Revolutionary Hero? (Nancy) HartCounty
TRUE / FALSEA major weakness of the Articles of Confederation was the fact that the national government represented all thirteen states.FALSE
What is a written document called that describes a governments power and its peoples rights?Constitution
The fact that the U.S. and GA. each have three branches of government demonstrates what political concept?
Separation of Power
During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the ___________ plan called for a bicameral legislature with each states representation in Congress to be based on population .Virginia
What is the main tool used by the executive branch to check the legislative branch?Veto
The basic rights and freedoms that the government cannot take away are guaranteed in what?
TRUE / FALSEUnder the principle of separation of powers, an individual cannot hold a position in more than one branch of state or federal government at the same time? TRUE
Legislative (Congress)Executive (President)Judicial (Supreme Court)Passes bills; has broad taxing and spending power; controls the federal budget; has power to borrow money on the credit of the United States (may be vetoed by President, but vetoes may be overridden with a two-thirds vote of both houses)Has sole power to declare war, as well as to raise, support, and regulate the military.Oversees, investigates, and makes the rules for the government and its officers.Defines by law the jurisdiction of the federal judiciary in cases not specified by the ConstitutionRatification of treaties signed by the President and gives advice and consent to presidential appointments to the federal judiciary, federal executive departments, and other posts (Senate only)Has sole power of impeachment (House of Representatives) and trial of impeachments (Senate); can remove federal executive and judicial officers from office for high crimes and misdemeanorsIs the commander-in-chief of the armed forcesExecutes the instructions of Congress.May veto bills passed by Congress (but the veto may be overridden by a two-thirds majority of both houses)Executes the spending authorized by Congress.Declares states of emergency and publishes regulations and executive orders.Makes executive agreements (does not require ratification) and signs treaties (ratification requiring by two-thirds of the Senate)Makes appointments to the federal judiciary, federal executive departments, and other posts with the advice and consent of the Senate. Has power to make temporary appointment during the recess of the SenateHas the power to grant "reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment."Determines which laws Congress intended to apply to any given caseExercises judicial review, reviewing the constitutionality of lawsDetermines how Congress meant the law to apply to disputesDetermines how a law acts to determine the disposition of prisonersDetermines how a law acts to compel testimony and the production of evidenceDetermines how laws should be interpreted to assure uniform policies in a top-down fashion via the appeals process, but gives discretion in individual cases to low-level judges. The amount of discretion depends upon the standard of review, determined by the type of case in question.Federal judges serve for lifeThe answer is, It would create a strong national government, slavery was not banned, and it would expand the territory.What is the question?Why did GA ratify the US Constitution?
The U.S. president is in charge of which branch of the federal government?
The Executive Branch
What Georgian voted for the small state plan and created a tie and forced the Constitutional Convention of 1787 to create the Great Compromise?Abraham Baldwin
TRUE / FALSEAccording to the 1777 Georgia Constitution, the state legislature was bicameral. FALSE
For what reason isButton Gwinnett most famous?One of the three Georgians that signed the Declaration of Independence(also signed the Constitution)
TRUE / FALSEThe Articles of Confederation did NOT provide for a way to collect taxes directly.
Under what document did GA have a unicameral legislature?
Under the Georgia Constitution of 1777.
According to the Georgia Constitution all government power comes from where?The People OrStates Voters
TRUE / FALSEThe Articles of Confederation provided for a strong president.
John Hanson: First Presidentunder the Articles of Confederation.What does the Electoral College do?Chooses head of the executive branch of the federal government
The New Jersey plan called for a _________ legislature with each state receiving one vote in Congress.unicameral
The state legislature can override a governors veto and Georgia courts can declare laws unconstitutional. These are examples of what political concept?A system of checks and balances
The branch of government that ensures that all laws do not violate a citizens rights according to the Constitution is which one??
According to the separation of powers concept, the federal government is divided into how many branches? 3 SEPARATE BRANCHES
To keep any one branch of the government from becoming too powerful, the U.S. Constitution uses a system of what?Checks & Balances
What do we call the legislative branch of Georgia government?
The U.S. Constitution controls government power by splitting it in thirds. This is known as what political principle?Separation of Powers
What type of government shares power between a weak central government and stronger local ones ?Confederacy
The first ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as what?
Its definition means to politically approve or support something. What is the term?Ratification
Under the Georgia state constitution of 1777, how did the governor get his position?Appointed by the legislature Archibald Bulloch, Georgias first appointed Governor under the constitution of 1777
The United States first federal constitution was called what?The Articles of Confederation
45What is a written contract between a government and its people called?AConstitution
TRUE / FALSEA major weakness of the Articles of Confederation was the fact that the national government was TOO STRONG.FALSE
Because they had just freed themselves from the strong, powerful government of Great Britain, the authors of the Articles of Confederation wanted what type of national government?A weak National GOVERNMENT
The Governor is in charge of which branch of Georgia government?
The Executive Branch
Abraham Baldwin voted for the small state plan and created a tie and forced the Constitutional Convention to create what?The Great Compromise