Chapter 2 Questions - Chapter 2 Questions Question 1...

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Chapter 2 Questions Question 1 Locke's conception of inalienable rights and the legitimacy of the social contract found its most explicit statement in A) original state constitutions. B) the Constitution of the United States. C) the Declaration of Independence. D) colonial charters. E) the Bible. Question 2 The principle of checks and balances is based on the notion that A) leaders are the trustees of the people. B) a weak government is always preferable to a strong government. C) all legislative and executive action should be controlled through judicial power. D) power must be used to offset power. E) financial accounting is a key to a balanced budget. Question 3 In Federalist No.10, Madison warns against the dangers of A) judicial review. B) factions. C) allowing habeas corpus . D) an independent executive. E) a one-house Congress. Question 4 As part of its power to "check" the courts, Congress has the constitutional authority to A) decide the number of Supreme Court justices. B) decide the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. C) impeach and remove federal judges. D) decide the number of Supreme Court justices and decide the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. E)
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