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Question 1 1. The second privileges and immunities clause is included in a constitutional amendment. Where is it found?

Question 2 2. What is the Obligations of Contracts Clause also known as?

Question 3 3. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 4 4. The Obligations of Contracts Clause applies to:

Question 5 5. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

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Question 6 6. The federal act that directs federal administrative agency law is:

Question 7 7. What is commerce that takes place between two or more states known as?

Question 8 8. The U.S. Supreme Court can evaluate laws to determine constitutionality. What is this called?

Question 9 9. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 10 10. Why could someone argue that the Necessary and Proper Clause gives the federal government too much power?

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Question 11 11. The Constitution allows Congress to check and balance the power of executive order. This is accomplished by:

Question 12 12. What is the Bill of Rights?

Question 13 13. Constitutional law mostly covers:

Question 14 14. What is an exception to the Constitution's Obligation of Contracts Clause?

Question 15 15. Law is a reflection of the personal views of those people in charge of enacting, applying, and enforcing it. This viewpoint represents:

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Question 16 16. What were the long term effects of Marbury v. Madison?

Question 17 17. Counties and municipalities, such as cities and towns, make local laws. What are these laws known as?

Question 18 18. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 19 19. What does the First Amendment guarantee?

Question 20 20. In the U.S., ratified treaties are:

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Question 21 21. What would a law that prohibits jaywalking most likely be?

Question 22 22. How did the first privileges and immunities clause in the Constitution encourage travel between different states?

Question 23 23. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

Question 24 24. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a function of the judicial branch?

Question 27 27. The United States Constitution aims to _____.

Question 28 28. There are inherent laws that are common to all societies, whether or not they are written down or officially enacted. This viewpoint represents:

Question 29 29. 'The Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of U.S. citizens as much, or more, than the citizens any other country. It does this in a way that had never been done before. The Bill of Rights is also important because {Blank}'

Question 30 30. The Tenth Amendment accomplished which of the following:

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