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Study Guide: Exam 1

by: Jordan Marshall

Study Guide: Exam 1 Govt 101

Jordan Marshall
Christopher Newport University
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This study guide was adapted from the one we got in class, but you can print it out and practice writing out definitions/explanations
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Date Created: 09/29/16
Section 1: Amendments and Clauses In your own words, describe what each amendment/part of the U.S. Constitution/document says Amendment 1­ Amendment 2­ Amendment 3­ Amendment 4­ Amendment 5­ Amendment 6­ Amendment 7­ Amendment 8­ Amendment 9­ Amendment 10­ Amendment 13­ Amendment 14­ Amendment 15­ Amendment 24­ Establishment Clause­ Article 1­ Article 2­ Article 3­ Fed 10­ Fed 51­ Section 2: Terms Define each of the following in your own words Totalitarian­ Monarchy­ Oligarchy­ Theocracy­ Democracy­  Federalism (which 2 types have we had in the U.S.)­ Virginia Plan­ New Jersey Plan­ Articles of Confederation (what did it do, why didn’t it work, how is it different from the  Constitution)­ Separation of powers­ Checks and balances­ Civil liberties­ Civil rights­ The Great Compromise­ Section 3: People Be able to describe the beliefs and philosophies of the following people John Locke­ Thomas Hobbes­ Jean Rousseau­ Section 4: Legal Cases Be able to explain the important points of the following legal cases Marbury v. Madison­ McCulloch v. Maryland­ Dred Scott v. Stanford­ Plessy v. Ferguson­ Brown v. The Board of Education­


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