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Q: 2. In light of Amendment VI, a 1963 Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainright specified A. the definition of unreasonable bail. B. a timely trial. C. the role of courts of civil law. D.
court-appointed attorneys.
A: C. court-appointed attorneys.
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User: 1. The right to petition members of the government is contained in the _______ Amendment to the Constitution. A. Second B. Fourth C. Third D. First

User: 2. In light of Amendment VI, a 1963 Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainright specified A. the definition of unreasonable bail. B. a timely trial. C. the role of courts of civil law. D. court-appointed attorneys.

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

User: 3. 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 VI. B. Amendment IV. C. Amendment II. D. Amendment I.

Weegy: D. Amendment II.
tinkermei|Points 1130|

User: 4. Under Article _______ of the Constitution, the laws of Congress and all treaties are the law of the land. A. III B. IV C. VI D. VII

User: 5. Which one of the following leaders proposed the ideas for the compromise that was eventually adopted in drafting the Constitution? A. William Paterson B. Gouverneur Morris C. Roger Sherman D. Alexander Hamilton

Weegy: D. William Patterson
Fanboy|Points 2751|

User: 6. 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. impeachment B. double jeopardy C. grand jury D. due process

Weegy: B. double jeopardy
Fanboy|Points 2751|

User: 7. The Eighteenth Amendment, "Prohibition," was reversed by the _______ Amendment. A. Twentieth B. Twenty-first C. Twenty-second D. Nineteenth

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

User: 8. The man who served as president of the Constitutional Convention was A. Thomas Jefferson. B. George Washington. C. Alexander Hamilton. D. James Madison.

Weegy: D. George Washington was elected to preside over the convention. Read more:
sipichapie|Points 4672|

User: 9. In 1900, how were members of the United States Senate chosen? A. They were elected by the people. B. They were appointed by the governor of their state. C. They were elected by the House of Representatives. D. They were appointed by their state legislatures.

Weegy: C. They were appointed by their state legislatures.
justpretty|Points 1771|

User: 10. Which statement about Shays' Rebellion is false? A. Many among the Massachusetts militia joined the rebels. B. The central government provided troops to quell the rebellion. C. Poor farmers could be sent to debtor's prison. D. Daniel Shays resigned from the Continental Army.

Weegy: B. The central government provided troops to quell the rebellion.
ANGEEELICA|Points 7867|

User: 11. The governmental body responsible for interpreting the Constitution is the A. president. B. House of Representatives. C. Senate. D. Supreme Court.

Weegy: The governmental body responsible for interpreting the Constitution is the A. Supreme Court.
Controler|Points 3517|

User: 12. In 1787, delegates met in Philadelphia. They came from all of the 13 states except A. South Carolina. B. New Jersey. C. Pennsylvania.D. Rhode Island.

Weegy: Rhode Island refused to send delegates to the convention. The answer is C. Rhode Island.
debnjerry|Points 39400|

User: 13. 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 doesn't have to be informed of the charge brought against her. B. Harriet won't stand trial but will be sentenced by the judge. C. Harriet's case must go before a grand jury. D. Harriet is guaranteed to a speedy trial.

Weegy: C. Harriet's case must go before a grand jury.
Fanboy|Points 2751|

User: 14. The process by which the Constitution was approved by the states is known as A. levying. B. ratification. C. impeachment. D. vetoing.

Weegy: C. ratification. The process by which the Constitution was approved by the states is known as a ratification.
eturker|Points 2667|

User: 15. What Supreme Court case established the principle of judicial review? A. Marbury v. Madison B. Heart of Atlanta Hotel v. United States C. Plessy v. Ferguson D. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas

Weegy: B. Marbury v. Madison. In 1803, Chief Justice John Marshall, in the case Marbury v. Madison, established Judicial Review.
migzptz|Points 6974|

User: 16. Which of the following statements is true regarding Anti-Federalists? A. Anti-Federalists supported a strong central government. B. Anti-Federalists argued against states' rights. C. Anti-Federalists were suspicious of a strong central government. D. Anti-Federalists were strongly against the Bill of Rights.

Weegy: It is: D. Anti-Federalists were suspicious of a strong central government.
stan_r|Points 1382|

User: 17. When you buy a U.S. government savings bond, you're doing so under the power given to Congress to A. levy taxes. B. borrow money. C. regulate commerce. D. print and coin money.

Weegy: C. borrow money.
selymi|Points 9196|

User: 18. Supporters of the New Jersey Plan A. called for a legislature in which each state had one vote. B. rejected the idea of three branches of government. C. supported a bicameral legislature. D. required that Senators be selected by a House of Representatives.

Weegy: Supporters of the New Jersey Plan B. called for a legislature in which each state had one vote.
AngelInDisguise|Points 5101|

User: 19. Choose the statement from the following choices that best describes the separation of powers. A. Powers and duties of the United States government are decided by a system of direct democracy. B. Powers and duties of the United States government are divided among three branches of government.C. Powers and duties of the United States government are chosen entirely by the President of the United States. D. Powers and duties of the United States government are divided among two branches of government.

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