Study Guide Political Science
Chap 1,2,3, & 19
12.James Madison is often called the "Father of the Constitution."
13.Roger Sherman proposed the Connecticut Compromise.
14.The Great Compromise, or the Connecticut Plan, provided for the basic structure of the
on the view that the various levels of government are related parts of a single
governmental system characterized more by shared functions than by conflict and
28.The lack of a central government in Somalia since 1991 demonstrates
29.The one political value that Saddam Hussein was able to provide was
30.The right and power of a government to enforce its decisions and compel obedience is
31.The phrase "rule of the best" is associated with
32.The procedure by which voters can propose a law or constitutional amendment is the
33.Democratic Republic refers to a form of government in which
34.Women were given the right to vote in
37.The dominant culture in the United States includes
38.Democracy could not endure without
39.An economic system characterized by the private ownership of wealth-creating assets,
willingness of the signers to create and submit to the authority of a government,
establishing a prototype for other agreements that depended on the consent of the
49.The publicly stated purpose of the convention to be held in 1787 was to
50.Edmund Randolph's Virginia Plan
51.The Great Compromise
52.At the convention the South insisted that
53.The electoral college
54.In what way does the Supreme Court check the Congress?
56.Charles Beard argued that
57.The Bill of Rights
58.Which practice was abolished by a constitutional amendment
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