Florida Civics Literacy exam

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Which doc represents the supreme law of land?

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Which doc represents the supreme law of land?

us constitution

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What does the US const., do?

sets up federal govt.

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What is the first phrase of the US const.?

" we the people "

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Which was established by a const. amendment?

senate may ratify treaties

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What is the name of the first ten amendments?

bill of rights

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one right included in the first amendment ?

free speech

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how many amendments does const. have?

27

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Which phrase in the US Constitution addresses the power to seize property

eminent domain

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What is one branch of the US federal government

legislative

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Who is in charge of the executive branch

president

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Who signs proposed spills into federal laws

president

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What is one chamber of the US Congress

senate

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How many US senators and present each state

2

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What is the length of the US senators electric term

6

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What is one power of the US Senate

impeach govt. officials

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What is the length of the US representative elected term

2

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What is one qualification to serve as a member of the US House of Representatives

25 years

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What is the minimum number of members of the US House of Representatives representing each state

1

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What is the length of the US president elected term

4

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The US Constitution requires that the president elected by whom

electoral

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Who is commander of chief in the military

president

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In both the US president in the US vice president are an able to serve who acts as president

speaker of house

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Who has the power to veto bills

president

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What is the highest federal court in the United States

supreme

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Which two steps are required in order for someone to become chief justice of the US Supreme Court

nomination by president, confirmation by senate

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Which part of the US Constitution protects the freedom of religion

bill of rights

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What stops one branch of Government from becoming too powerful

checks and balances

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What is the rule of law

no one is above

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US senator presents a

single state

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one responsibility of only US citizens

serving jury

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Which of the following is the right reserves for US citizens only

education

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why did many colonists fight the British during the American Revolution

taxation

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purpose of the selective service system

military

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purpose of civil rights movement

equalities

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purpose of the 17th amendment

democratic participation

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Which is a shared power in the federal system

taxes

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due process

fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement.

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example of a power reserved to the states

coining money

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Which scenario represents a violation of the equal protection clause

higher minimum wage for men than women

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example of federalism

share power

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example of representation

court system rules

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example of the democratic process

people elect a governor

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Which government officials are elected by the people

mayor

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based on the US constitution which part of the government was intended to hold the least power

legislative

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example of judicial review

supreme court finds laws unconsitutional

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social contract

governmental protection

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popular sovereignty

Rule by the people

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Which of the following represents the goal of the supremacy clause

us supreme court may decide to reject

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Which of the following represents the principle of consent of the governed

people elect the chief

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Which action is an example of petitioning the government

lobbying officials

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What did the Declaration of Independence do

Declared our independence from Great Britain

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What are two natural rights identified in the Declaration of Independence

life and liberty

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Which structure found in the US Constitution was included as a response to concerns expressed in the Declaration of Independence

seperation of powers

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What are the first two paragraphs of the Declaration of Independence called

preamble

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Which right did the colonist consider inalienable in the Declaration of Independence

pursuit of happiness

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Which phrase is included in the Declaration of Independence

all men are created equal

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Which document was adopted by the newly independent United States to organize the national government after declaring independence

articles of confederation

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Which phrase from a letter written by Pres. Thomas Jefferson in 1802 reflects the freedom of bill of rights

my duties dictate

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in what 1620 document do the writers form a civil body politic

mayflower compact

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Which phrase from a letter written by Abigail Adams to her husband John Adams in 1776 is reflected in the 19th amendment

i desire you would remember the ladies

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Which phrase from a letter written by Sarah Glinka 1837 is reflective of the 14th amendment

it is impossible

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Which of the following documents provided a rationale for the Declaration of Independence

us const

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Which of the following documents provided and outline for state centered government

articles of confederation

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Statement from the English bill of rights is reflected in the US constitution eight amendment

that excessive bail

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Which rights from the English Bill of Rights is reflected in the US constitution First Amendment

election members

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Which point of view is reflected in common sense

representatives should be elected

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The colonist use a political cartoon with the caption joy or die to support which action

forming their own government

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Why does article one section 7 of the US Constitution requires a text those be introduced in the House of reps

taxed without consent

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Which part of government was created to reflect the colonist position the governments derive their powers from the consent of the governed

legislature

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According to the authors of the Declaration of Independence who is responsible for protecting natural rights

government

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Which is a core theme of the anti-Federalist paper

individual rights

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Which is a core theme of the Federalist paper

const. should be ratified

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Which of the following corrective parents to document with the core theme of that document

magna carta

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Which phrase in English Bill of Rights 1689 as reflected in the US Constitution's third amendment

keeping a standing army

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How did the US Constitution to solve the dispute between slave and free states over presentation

three fifths compromise

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Which Supreme Court ruling how the the authors of the US Constitution did not intend for African-Americans to be US citizens

dred v sanford

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How did the holding in the United States Supreme Court case Gideon versus Wainwright1963And Impact criminal defendants

right to counsel

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How did the whole thing in the United States Supreme Court case Miranda versus Arizona 1966 and Parks criminal defendants

self incrimination

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Which United States spring court decisions based on equal protection clause

plessy v ferguson

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Which United States Supreme Court decision was based on the free exercise clause

west virginia v. barnette

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What United States Supreme Court decision was based on the necessary and proper clause

mcculloh v maryland

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Which United States Supreme Court decision is based on the First Amendment

tinker

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Which United States Supreme Court case focused on executive privilege

us v nixon

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Which United States Supreme Court case established the power of judicial review

marbury v madison

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Which United States Supreme Court holding impacted the way that religious practice was approached in public schools

engel

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United States Supreme Court case focused on whether an safe person having lived in free territories should be free

dred scott

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Which United States spring court case held that person is accused of crimes must be advised of their fifth and sixth amendment rights upon their arrest

miranda

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Which of the following pairs of cases focused on the rights of public school students

engel

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Which of the following cases reinforce the federal government's authority to run the federal and Touchin without interference by state

mcculloh

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Which of the following pairs of cases limited the rights of African-Americans

plessy & dred

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On pairs of cases impacted First Amendment rights

texas & hazelwood

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Which of the following cases reinforce the power of the courts

marbury

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Which of the following cases impacted and interpretation of the 14th amendment

brown v board

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How did District of Columbia versus Heller 2008 impact states rights

reduced ability of states to place restrictions

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Which of the following cases held the reproductive rights for an element of the right to privacy under the Bill of Rights the 14th amendment

roe v wade

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Which United States Supreme Court decision focus on how states count popular votes for president and vice president

bush

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Which of the following cases impacted fourth amendment protections at the state level

mapp v ohio

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What United States Supreme Court decision resulted and reduced power for state governments

roe v wade

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Which of the following pairs of the United States Supreme Court cases resulted in limiting the power for local governments

brown v board

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Which United States Supreme Court case correctly paired with the constitutional amendments on which it is focused

bush v gore

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