Unit 3, Lesson 1: The U.S. Constitution and YOU
by Jason Clark
| 13 Questions
Note from the author:
McGraw Hill - Imagine It- 4th grade
Which word contains the Greek root meaning ´people´?
Another word for ´declared´ is
The states could not be forced to ´contribute´ to the United States. This means that the states did not have to
give money or time.
join other states to make the new country.
change their laws.
The Supreme Court decides which laws are ´proper´ under the Constitution. Laws that are ´proper´ are
difficult to understand.
easy to follow.
The first league of states did not have the power to ´settle´ disputes between states. ´Settle´ means about the same as
When was the Constitution written?
Which state did not send a representative to Philadelphia to help write the Constitution?
What is the job of Congress?
to veto laws
to interpret the laws
to carry out laws
to make laws
Courts can do all of these things EXCEPT
appoint US judges.
settle disagreements about the law.
explain what the law means.
punish people who disobey the law.
What does the author identify as a responsibility of the citizenship?
using paper currency
voting for president
What is the difference between a monarchy and a democracy?
Why are their three branches of government?
Why are the constitutions of other countries modeled after ours?
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