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This amendment is the only one in the history of the US that was ratified by state conventions rather than state legislatures

amendment 21

Poll taxes and literacy tests were part of what type of laws

Jim Crow Laws

How many colonies existed at the beginning of the Revolutionary War

13

The idea that Congress has the power to declare war but the President is Commander in Chief is an example of which concept

separation of power

Congress can propose an amendment

true

The Twenty-sixth Amendment gives citizens who are twenty-one years old or older the right to vote

No. The twenty-sixth amendment forbids restrictions on the right to vote for citizens 18 years or older.

Many founding fathers feared losing individual rights to the government

true nikka

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Thomas Jefferson believed people should change their form of government if it violated the rights of the citizens

true

How many major political parties exist in the United States

it is two

The Constitution originally stated that the Vice President would become the President when the President died

false

The Constitution has changed to adapt to the modern world of computers

No way its false

Which of these is the best definition of liberty

free from the control of another

Is the The Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD an example of the federal government addressing a social problem

No/false

The founding fathers were educated during which period

The founding fathers were educated between the years 1776 to 1787. They had a firm view aboutÊthe focus on education.Ê

The first state to give women the right to vote in state elections was

Wyoming was the 1st state

How many amendments have been added to the United States Constitution

twenty seven

The concept of liberty allows citizens to protect themselves by telling lies about other people true or false

False !!

Which amendment allows the positions of president and vice president to be filled in a case of death or removal from officer

The 25 amendment specifies the procedure for replacing the vice-president and for temporarily removing the president from power and giving the vice-president the presidential power.

The Constitution itself makes the Vice President President if the President dies or leaves office. It also gives Congress the power to establish a presidential succession list to be used if there is no vice-president.

What tax had to paid in order for a person to vote

poll tax

Which of these states was not one of the original thirteen colonies

Vermont

What Once an amendment has been ratified it can be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court

false

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