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Which one of the following statements is accurate for the Articles of Confederation? A. There was no president. B. There was only one central court. C. Interstate commerce could be
regulated. D. Each state could veto a presidential decision.
The accurate statement fir the article is B. There was no president.
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User: The right to petition members of the government is contained in the _______ Amendment to the Constitution. A. First B. Second C. Fourth D. Third

User: Which one of the following statements is accurate for the Articles of Confederation? A. There was no president. B. There was only one central court. C. Interstate commerce could be regulated. D. Each state could veto a presidential decision.

Weegy: The accurate statement fir the article is B. There was no president.
sujaysen|Points 2340|

User: The idea that people within a state can and should determine the laws within that state is referred to as A. federalism. B. abolitionism. C. state sovereignty. D. popular sovereignty.

Weegy: State Sovereignty
yestfl|Points 1444|

User: An agreement to count slaves as three-fifths of a person was related to A. the number of Senators each state would have. B. the way in which population would be counted in each state. C. the creation of an upper and a lower house in Congress. D. the denial of African Americans the right to vote.

Weegy: the way in which population would be counted in each state.
yestfl|Points 1444|

User: What was the main purpose of the Thirteenth Amendment? A. It overturned the Three-Fifths Compromise. B. It abolished slavery. C. It guaranteed the right to vote regardless of race. D. It gave women the right to vote.

Weegy: B. It abolished slavery.
selymi|Points 8602|

User: When you buy a U.S. government savings bond, you're doing so under the power given to Congress to A. levy taxes. B. regulate commerce. C. borrow money. D. print and coin money.

User: Senator Dodd of Illinois was elected in 1998. If he decides to run again when his term expires, in what year will the election occur? A. 2002 B. 2005 C. 2004 D. 2006

User: A bicameral legislature features A. four equal legislative bodies. B. two legislative bodies. C. one legislative body. D. one hundred equal representatives.

Weegy: A. two legislative bodies.
beboythewizkid|Points 2048|

User: The man who served as president of the Constitutional Convention was A. Alexander Hamilton. B. Thomas Jefferson. C. George Washington. D. James Madison.

Weegy: D. George Washington was elected to preside over the convention. Read more:
sipichapie|Points 4512|

User: Under Article _______ of the Constitution, the laws of Congress and all treaties are the law of the land. A. IV B. VI C. VII D. III

User: In 1786, Virginians called a convention in Annapolis to discuss problems with the A. Constitution. B. Declaration of Independence. C. Articles of Confederation. D. Bill of Rights.

Weegy: In 1786, Virginians called a convention in Annapolis to discuss problems with the B. Articles of Confederation.
vchutkan|Points 5528|

User: You feel every citizen has the right to own a gun. If you argue for that right based on the Constitution, you're most likely to refer to A. Amendment IV. B. Amendment I. C. Amendment II. D. Amendment VI.

Weegy: D. Amendment II.
tinkermei|Points 741|

User: Although it seemed quite important in 1788, Amendment _______, barring the quartering of soldiers in private homes, is outdated today. A. IV B. V C. II D. III

Weegy: Although it seemed quite important in 1788, Amendment III (3), barring the quartering of soldiers in private homes, is outdated today.
Frankie17851|Points 2530|

User: Suppose that a woman named Harriet Miller comes before the judge in a pretrial hearing. She's charged with stealing thousands of dollars from her employer. She pleads guilty. What are Harriet's rights under the Sixth Amendment? A. Harriet won't stand trial but will be sentenced by the judge. B. Harriet is guaranteed to a speedy trial. C. Harriet's case must go before a grand jury. D. Harriet doesn't have to be informed of the charge brought against her.

Weegy: C. Harriet's case must go before a grand jury.
Fanboy|Points 2121|

User: Which of the following statements is true regarding Anti-Federalists? A. Anti-Federalists supported a strong central government. B. Anti-Federalists were suspicious of a strong central government. C. Anti-Federalists were strongly against the Bill of Rights. D. Anti-Federalists argued against states' rights.

Weegy: It is: D. Anti-Federalists were suspicious of a strong central government.
stan_r|Points 1162|

User: The New Jersey plan called for A. equal representation for all states in the Congress. B. abandoning the Articles of Confederation. C. a strong president. D. the abolition of slavery.

User: Shays' Rebellion encouraged national leaders to A. change the Declaration of Independence. B. repeal the Stamp Act. C. seek alternatives to the Articles of Confederation. D. repeal the Bill of Rights.

Weegy: Shays' Rebellion encouraged national leaders to seek alternatives to the Articles of Confederation.
Frankie17851|Points 2530|

User: The Eighteenth Amendment, "Prohibition," was reversed by the _______ Amendment. A. Nineteenth B. Twenty-second C. Twenty-first D. Twentieth

Weegy: D. Twenty-first
batotoy|Points 1475|

User: Suppose Briscoe Cole is found not guilty of murder in a fair jury trial. Later, evidence comes to light that Briscoe may have been guilty. Under the _______ principle of the Fifth Amendment, Briscoe can't be tried again for that same crime. A. double jeopardy B. grand jury C. impeachment D. due process

Weegy: B. double jeopardy
Fanboy|Points 2121|

User: In light of Amendment VI, a 1963 Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainright specified A. the role of courts of civil law. B. court-appointed attorneys. C. the definition of unreasonable bail. D. a timely trial.

Weegy: C. court-appointed attorneys.
batotoy|Points 1475|

User: The House of Representatives has the special power to A. impeach members of the Senate, but not the House. B. conduct a trial of impeachment if approved by the Senate. C. impeach a government official who has been found guilty by the Senate. D. vote to impeach a government official.

Weegy: C. impeach a government official.
Fanboy|Points 2121|

User: To force a bill out of committee, a/an _______ petition must be signed by a majority of the representatives. A. calendar B. release C. discharge D. amendment

Weegy: B, To force a bill out of committee, a discharge petition must be signed by a majority of the representatives.
Mandy11xx|Points 116|

User: In a felony case, the purpose of a grand jury is to A. decide if the offender should be tried by a jury. B. decide if the evidence warrants prosecution. C. judge the merits of the case against the state constitution. D. judge on a civil indictment.

Weegy: C. decide if the evidence warrants prosecution. A grand jury hears evidence and determines if a crime has been committed. The result of the decision is an indictment. [ The party is arrested and arraigned and the Grand Jury has no further role in the proceedings. ]
eturker|Points 2439|

User: The oldest type of city government in America is the _______ form. A. mayor-council B. council-manager C. city manager D. commission

Weegy: the oldest type of city government is the mayor-council form.
rachell028|Points 770|

User: A powerful committee of the U.S. Senate charged with finding ways to raise federal revenues is the _______ Committee. A. Ways and Means B. Appropriations C. Finance D. Budget

User: In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty of the vice president to A. review laws before the president signs them. B. serve as liaison to the judicial branch. C. serve as Speaker of the House. D. preside over the Senate.

Weegy: A. review laws before the president signs them.
stan_r|Points 1162|

User: The Senate power of advice and consent does not apply to A. executive orders. B. federal judges. C. ambassadors. D. the chief justice.

Weegy: B. executive orders
danimai|Points 1504|

User: The system of checks and balances failed under Andrew Jackson when he A. passed the Wagner Act. B. declared war without a declaration of war from Congress. C. acted against a ruling of the Supreme Court. D. failed to repeal the Patriot Act.

Weegy: The system of checks and balances failed under Andrew Jackson when he acted against a ruling of the Supreme Court.
AngelInDisguise|Points 5101|

User: Which of the following choices best represents the organization of the executive branch of government? A. President, Supreme Court, Congress B. Congress, bicameral, judicial C. President, executive departments, individual federal agencies D. Senate, president, legislature

User: One main difference between the United States Constitution and state constitutions is that state constitutions A. don't provide for a legislature. B. are much longer. C. can't be amended. D. don't have bills of rights.

Weegy: B. are much longer.
Expert answered|latefisher|Points 2508|

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The right to petition members of the government is contained in the first Amendment to the Constitution.
Added 8/24/2012 11:03:49 PM
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Which one of the following statements is accurate for the Articles of Confederation?

a. There was no president; because people feared that too much power for one person can make him/her a tyrant.
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