Quiz 20 - 1. Which of the following is not a function of...

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1. Which of the following is not a function of state constitutions? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. to create political institutions and explain what their powers are 2. to prevent concentrations of too much power in one office, through a series of checks and balances 3. to forbid certain government actions, by establishing civil liberties 4. to set the proper tax rates for state and county authorities Score: 1/1 2. The system of distributing powers between states and a central government is called Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. filtration. 2. separation of powers. 3. federalism. 4. constitutionalism. Score: 1/1
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3. The supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution states that Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. all laws passed by the Texas legislature are supreme, even if they conflict with federal laws. 2. laws passed by the national government are supreme over all state laws. 3. the president is the supreme government authority throughout the United States. 4. the constitution of Texas is the supreme law in Texas. Score: 1/1 4. Which of the following is not a similarity between the U.S. and the Texas constitutions? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. Both constitutions have a clause providing the legislature with the authority to make all laws necessary and proper to carrying out its expressed powers. 2. Both constitutions divide up authority between a central government and regional governments. 3. Both constitutions
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback create a system of checks and balances between the different branches of government. 4. Both constitutions derive their power from the authority of the people. Score: 1/1 5. What is the most important difference between the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. The U.S. Constitution contains no checks and balances. 2. Civil rights are not to be found in state constitutions. 3. Most state constitutions create confederated forms of government. 4. States are subordinate to the federal government. Score: 1/1 6. Which of the following is the best definition of a confederation? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. a system of
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback government where all political power granted by the people is clearly expressed in a constitution, making a written bill of rights unnecessary 2. a system of government where states maintain their sovereignty, except in those powers they have expressly delegated to the national government 3. a system of government where the national government has extensive powers over the states 4. a system of government that permits slavery Score: 1/1 7. Which of the following describes an important part of the 1827 constitution of Coahuila y Tejas, established when Texas was part of Mexico? Student Response
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Quiz 20 - 1. Which of the following is not a function of...

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