PLST 205 Quiz Separation of Power

PLST 205 Quiz Separation of Power and the U.S. Constitution

  1. Which prong of the Lemon test is based on the false presupposition that government can be neutral towards religion?
  2. What judicial opinion destroyed the distinction between interstate and intrastate commerce?
  3. Which branch(es) of government is/are the least democratic?
  4. As far back as the 1790s, Congress understood that the general welfare clause allowed Congress to expend monies on objects of benevolence or public charity.
  5. Humanism is a religious point of view.
  6. The Blaine Amendment, which was not enacted,
  7. Article I, section 8, paragraph 5 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the authority to print paper money.
  8. In what decision did the U.S. Supreme Court declare that the freedom of speech and of the press applied to the states?
  9. Which of the following is not a power of the President specifically enumerated in the Constitution?
  10. What enumerated authority does Congress have to check the power of the judiciary?
  11. Thomas Jefferson was a participant at the Constitutional Convention.
  12. According to Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 78, the judiciary is to
  13. How many justices comprise the United States Supreme Court?
  14. In what decision did the U.S. Supreme Court first apply the phrase “wall of separation between church and state?”
  15. Which branch of government has the least number of lines in the U.S. Constitution?
  16. How many states must ratify a constitutional amendment?
  17. According to Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 78, which branch was designed to be the least powerful?
  18. James Madison’s proposal for the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause stated that
  19. What branch of government has a responsibility to secure the blessings of liberty by interpreting the U.S. Constitution in terms consistent with the Bible?
  20. The U.S. Supreme Court always has interpreted the general welfare clause to permit government expenditures on programs for the benefit of a specific group of people in need.
  21. The day after the House of Representatives voted to adopt the First Amendment, Representative Elias Boudinot proposed a resolution asking the President to do what, which the President agreed to do?
  22. Which clause is often referred to as the “elastic clause” because it has been stretched so far beyond what was originally intended?
  23. The source of law in the United States should be
  24. The original definition of a penumbra is
  25. Under the Constitution, which branch of government makes laws?


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