○ a preponderance of the evidence. ● A political system where two or more distinct levels of government have authority over the same people is known as a ___________________________________. ○ Federalism system ● According to the text and class discussion, what do we call the “check” for the courts to determine an act of Congress or of the President unconstitutional ? ○ judicial review ● In the federal court system there is one Supreme Court, 13 appellate courts, and how many district courts ? ○ ninety-four ● Which of the following persons are not two of the nine justices on the current U.S. Supreme Court? ○ Jerry Brown/Diane Feinstein ○ Correct answers are: Clarence Thomas/Brett Kavanaugh ; John Roberts/Ruth Ginsberg ; Sam Alito/Sonya Sotomayor. ● The ______________ clause in Article 6 of the Constitution holds that in any conflict between federal laws and state laws, the will of the national government always prevails. ○ Supremacy. ● Reserved powers are those powers not assigned by the Constitution to the
national government, but left with the states or the people, according to the Tenth Amendment .
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