examen 5.docx - For the limits in the Constitution to be meaningful there must be a branch of the government which serves as the final and authoritative

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For the limits in the Constitution to be meaningful, there must be a branch of the government which serves as the final and authoritative interpreter of the Constitution for all parts of the government. According to Hamilton's argument, what about the legislative branch in that role? Selected Answer: It would create a serious violation of the separation of powers. Answers: It would create a serious violation of the separation of powers. It is a bad idea because Congress can decide who is commander in chief of the military. It is a good idea because, unlike the executive, Congress does not control the force of society. It would be effective in maintaining the separation of powers because Congress can use the power of the purse to enforce its interpretation of the limits in the Constitution. Question 2 0 out of 4 points For the limits in the Constitution to be meaningful, there must be a branch of the government which serves as the final and authoritative interpreter of the Constitution for all parts of the government. According to Hamilton's argument, what about the judicial branch in that role? Selected Answer: It is safe to give the courts the authority to say what the Constitution means since the judicial branch controls the purse but not the sword. Answers: It is not safe to give the courts the authority to say what the Constitution means since the judicial branch controls the sword but not the purse. It is safe to give the courts the authority to say what the Constitution means since the judicial branch controls the purse but not the sword. It is safe to give the courts the authority to say what the Constitution means since the judicial branch controls neither the purse nor the sword. It is not safe to give the courts the authority to say what the Constitution means since the judicial branch controls the purse and the sword. Question 3 4 out of 4 points Marbury v. Madison is regarded as a critically important decision for the development and maintenance of constitutional government in the United States because it Selected Answer: asserted and used the power of judicial review for the first time. Answers: asserted and used the power of judicial review for the first time.
established the principle that judges who abused power could be impeached and removed from office. proclaimed that the Constitution was based on the proposition that "all men are created equal." prevented "lame duck" congresses and presidents who had lost elections from passing new laws before their successors took office. Question 4 4 out of 4 points For the limits in the Constitution to be meaningful, there must be a branch of the government which serves as the final and authoritative interpreter of the Constitution for all parts of the government. According to Hamilton's argument, what about the executive branch in that role?

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