Chapter 14: The Judiciary
Type: FactualAns: DPage: 405100. Between 1789 and the Civil War, the Supreme Court was primarilyoccupied with the issues of a0. states' rights and slavery.b0. trade relations and states' rights.c0. national supremacy and trade relations.d0. slavery and national supremacy.e0. commerce and civil liberties.Type: ConceptualAns: BPage: 405110. Rulings by the Supreme Court in
established all of the following principles
a0. the Supreme Court could rule an act of Congressunconstitutional.b0. the federal government has the power to regulate commerceamong the states.c0. the federal government is permitted to pass any laws necessaryand proper to the attainment of constitutional ends.d0. federal law is supreme over state law.e0. Congress cannot expand the original jurisdiction of the Court.Type: FactualAns: CPage: 405120. In
the Supreme Court held thata0. states could tax a federal bank.b0. state militia were subservient to the federal armed services.c0. the federal government could pass any laws necessary andproper to the attainment of constitutional ends.d0. the federal government had the power to regulate commercethat occurred among states.e0. the judicial branch has the power to determine the legitimategoverning power in the states.Type: FactualAns: BPage: 405130. In Federalist 78, Alexander Hamilton described the judiciary asa0. "the sword of the community"b0. "least dangerous" to political rightsc0. "command[ing] the purse"d0. "encouraging factions"e0. “beyond reproach.”Type: FactualAns: CPage: 405140. What is the major issue confronting the Supreme Court in Americatoday?a0. the relationship between government and the economyb0. nationbuildingc0. personal liberty, social equality, and the potential conflictbetween the twod0. establishing the supremacy of federal governmente0. the constitutionality of the federal income tax
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