“No taxation without representation!” This slogan was a direct result of which event?
The Stamp Act
Which of the following best defines the principles of popular sovereignty?
Ultimate source of governmental authority is the people
The principles that people are the ultimate source of the authority and legitimacy of a government.
How many amendments were originally proposed to the states in the Bill of Rights?
The idea of representative government first developed where?
Who is known as the Father of the Constitution and as the principal author of the Bill of Rights?
Which of these historic documents first established the principal of the rule of law?
This plan of government called for a bicameral legislature, with each house based on population. It also called for three branches of government, a legislative branch, executive branch, and judicial branch. ( Part of answer to No. 37)
The idea that the power of a government should be split between two or more strongly independent branches to prevent any one person or group from gaining too much power.
Separation of powers
Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?