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Question 1 1. Law is a reflection of the personal views of those people in charge of enacting, applying, and enforcing it. This viewpoint represents:

Question 2 2. Jurisprudence is:

Question 3 3. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 4 4. At the time the Constitution was drafted, the framers primary motivation for including the Full Faith and Credit Clause was to_____ .

Question 5 5. According to the Full Faith and Credit Clause, which type of law might a state have to apply from another state?

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Question 6 6. Laws reflect the views of the most powerful people in the society. This viewpoint represents:

Question 7 7. Why could someone argue that the Necessary and Proper Cause gives the federal government too much power?

Question 8 8. What would a law that prohibits jaywalking most likely be?

Question 9 9. The Constitution allows Congress to check and balance the power of executive order. This is accomplished by:

Question 10 10. Which of the following scenarios is prohibited under the Obligations of Contracts Clause?

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Question 11 11. Which court can review an administrative agency's decision?

Question 12 12. How can the Senate and Congress maintain their role as a check in regards to the executive branch?

Question 13 13. A Michigan citizen publishes a news pamphlet criticizing the governor. State officials demand that he cease publishing his pamphlets. He refuses, claiming the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects his rights in this case. Which of the following would likely happen if this case were brought before The Supreme Court of the United States?

Question 14 14. The U.S. Supreme Court can evaluate laws to determine constitutionality. What is this called?

Question 15 15. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

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Question 16 16. The power of executive order comes from:

Question 17 17. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is prohibited by the privileges and immunities clause:

Question 19 19. The federal act that directs federal administrative agency law is:

Question 20 20. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The United States Congress makes federal laws. What are these laws are generally known as?

Question 22 22. What is commerce that takes place between two or more states known as?

Question 23 23. The Tenth Amendment accomplished which of the following:

Question 24 24. Before and during the American Revolution, colonists were required to provide housing to soldiers at any time. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights protects current U.S citizens from this challenge?

Question 25 25. Counties and municipalities, such as cities and towns, make local laws. What are these laws are known as?

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Question 26 26. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 27 27. Chicago passes a law that gives police officers the right to search people without cause. The state law says that cities have the right to pass laws without state interference. The federal law says searches may only occur with probable cause. Which statement accurately describes how the courts will rule on searches in the city of Chicago?

Question 28 28. What is the Bill of Rights?

Question 29 29. Executive orders may involve issues of national security. These are called:

Question 30 30. Where is the Obligations of Contracts Clause found in the United States Constitution?

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