“the right of the people to be secure

<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.6>”The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”

Which of the following possible court cases could be argued under the terms of the quote above?

<object:standard:ss.912.c.1.3>Bills of rights “have no application to constitutions professedly founded upon the power of the people, and executed by their immediate representatives and servants. Here, in strictness, the people surrender nothing, and as they retain everything, they have no need of particular reservations.”–Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 84

Hamilton argues in this quote that

<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.9>Which is true about the relationship between the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution?

<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.8>Those who believe judges should be free from the pressures of public support

<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.8>The role of a judge is different from other federal officials because a judge

<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.1>The idea of the social contract is that a government is only legitimate if it has

<object:standard:ss.912.c.1.2, ss.912.c.1.3=””>Which of the following quotes best reflects the principle of limited government in the Declaration of Independence?

Map of the United States titled "National Population Change by State: 2000-2010". States showing a loss: MI. States with 0-5 percent population increase: ND, IA, IL, MS, LA, OH, WV, PA NY, ME, VT, MA, RI,CT NJ. States with 5-15 percent population increase: CA, OR, WA, MT, WY, NM, SD, NE, KS, OK, MN, MO, AR, IN, KY, TN, AL, NH, DE MD, DC, AK, HI. States with 15-25 percent population increase: ID, UT, AZ, CO, TX, FL, GA, SC, NC. States with 25 percent and above population increase: NV.
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Which of the following could be a logical conclusion based on the map?

<object:standard:ss.912.c.1.4>”The proposed Constitution gives too little power to the states. The states should be supreme.”

Which of the following best describes this quote?

<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.11>Comparing the costs in time and resources with the benefits is an important step in

<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.14>Which of the following makes a true statement about the Electoral College?

Map of the U.S. Circuit.
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People involved in cases that are accepted by the U.S. Supreme Court

<object:standard:ss.912.c.3.6>The Chief Justice of the United States


Imagine that people from around your state camp out in the state capital’s public parks and organize protests against the state government. Police and city workers are complaining about the mess and threat to public safety caused by the protestors. Discuss whether you think any limitations to their activities would be reasonable and why. Include an explanation of how the situation relates to at least one amendment in the Bill of Rights.


<object:standard:ss.912.c.2.2, ss.912.c.2.8=””>”Your Vote Is Useless.” You read an editorial with this title in your local paper that says political and civic participation are pointless and serve no valuable purpose in American society. In a well-written paragraph, defend or argue against that perspective. Include at least two examples of how a person can participate in a democratic society.

“Most bad government has grown out of too much government.”-Thomas Jefferson

In at least two paragraphs, discuss the meaning of this quote in relation to one of the following principles: limited government, natural rights, separation of powers, or checks and balances.

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