Social Studies Test Set 1

1. What term refers to the system that gives each government branch some power over the others?
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2. According to the law of demand, when prices increase, demand will decrease.
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3. Which is a constitutional requirement to run for Congress?
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4. What is the name for a change or addition to the Constitution?
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5. Who has veto power?
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6. The desire to own something and the ability to pay for it.
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7. Which department is responsible for monitoring the United States border?
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8. Goods used in place of one another are
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9. “The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” – James Madison

From this quote, we can assume that James Madison supports:
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10. Which is a synonym for the word Veto?
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Last Updated on August 17, 2021.