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What is the main purpose of the preamble

State the goals of the Constitution A+

What article of the US Constitution is concerned with the Legislative Branch

The role of the US Congress is outlined in Article 1 of the US Constitution.

Explain who were the federalist and the anti- federalist

anti federalist are people who are against the constitution and federalist are people who want the constitution

Who established the federal court system

Congress created the federal court system in the Judiciary Act of 1789, under the authority of Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution.

Which is not an inherent power of the federal government

The right to coin money

What is An example of an expressed power given to the national government in the Constitution

The ability to coin money

What is a record stating the individual rights of each citizen

bill of rights

Which part of the Constitution follows the Preamble and expresses the form and functions of the Federal Government

Articles A+

Which idea keeps one branch of government from becoming more powerful than another

check and balances

What did anti-federalists believe was a major factor in America's decision to declare independence from England

resistance to tyranny

What is considered to be the Supreme Law of the Land giving the US Federal government power over state and local governments

The powers of the Federal government delineated in the US Constitution, give the federal government its duty to enforce Federal laws granted to it by the Constitution. If the powers not mentioned to belong to the Federal government, are left to the States.

How many economic amendments have been ratified

One economic amendment has been ratified.

Which is not an example of a social amendment

Congress can levy income taxes.

What terms can be used to describe money that is earned by government when it levies taxes

revenue

In which year were the first ten amendments proposed to the states

1789

Which is the following is an example of a reserved power

the ability to set rules for the police and fire departments

Which Article of the Constitution explains the process by which the Constitution may be amended if it becomes necessary

Article V

Of the following who was an active Anti-Federalist

samuel adams.

In the United States, which of the following is true

The Federal Government has greater authority than individual states.

Which of the following rights does the Sixth Amendment guarantee

right to a prompt and public trial

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