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Political Science Review CH 02: Pre-Test 1. Congress expanding its powers in the twentieth century to end segregation and discrimination in the hotel and travel industry is an example of it using which of its powers?(commerce clause) 2. During the constitutional deliberations, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote 85 articles to sway public opinion. Collectively, which of the following are these 85 articles known as?(federalists papers) 3. How has Congress managed to expand its power since the time of the Constitution?(the necessary and proper clause allowed congress to pass laws in many areas) 4. In the following list, choose all of the statements that reflect ways that the Constitution has been amended in the past.-congress proposes an amendment by a 2/3 vote and it is then passed by the ¾ of state legislatures -congress proposes an amendment by a 2/3 vote and ¾ state conventions ratify it 5. One system the framers did not consider was a parliamentary system. Which of the following is a characteristic of the parliamentary system? (a chief executive chosen by the legislature) 6. Separation of powers and federalism were important parts of the solution for what tension faced by the Founders? (majority rule versus minority rights) 7. The Three-Fifths Compromise was most directly related to which tension facedby those present at the Constitutional Convention? (slave states versus nonslave states) 8. The __________ Plan called for representation based on population, whereas the __________ Plan called for equal representation for each state. The two plans were eventually combined in the __________ Compromise, which created a two-house legislature featuring one house based on each plan. (New Jersey; Connecticut; Great) 9. The group that believed that the new government created under the Constitution had too much power and could become tyrannical was known as the
(antifederalists) 10. The president gets to appoint important members of the bureaucracy, but the Senate has to confirm those appointments before they go into place. This is an example of which type of power? (shared)