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In what ways were the early state constitutions similar to the U.S. Constitution?
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American Government
In what ways were the early state constitutions similar to the U.S. Constitution?

asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
Civics
Which of the following is true about most state constitutions? A.Delegated powers are thoroughly described in most state constitutions. *** B. Most state constitutions are longer than the U.S. Constitution. C.The Constitution describes the federal

asked by jeje on January 20, 2015
civics
which of the following is true about most state constitutions A. Delegated powers are thoroughly described in most state constitutions** B. most state constitutions are longer than the U.S. constitutions C. the constitution describes the federal government

asked by Ali on January 13, 2016
criminal law
1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the

asked by Mary on October 28, 2009
English
1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the

asked by Mary on October 28, 2009

U.S. History
Compare and contrast the initial formation of two states—Virginia and Pennsylvania—by evaluating and listing the similarities and differences of the first state constitution for each state. •Identify the date of each constitution and consider the

asked by John on March 22, 2010
US History
Compare and contrast the initial formation of two states—Virginia and Pennsylvania—by evaluating and listing the similarities and differences of the first state constitution for each state. Identify the date of each constitution and consider the events

asked by Chris on August 18, 2010
History again
I just need to check if I am right. Thank you. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions b. John Locke’s “Two Treatises of Government” c. Virginia’s royal charter d. British tradition I am

asked by Pat on January 20, 2007
Civics

  1. One main difference between the United States Constitution and state constitutions is that state constitutions A. are much longer. B. don’t provide for a legislature. C. can’t be amended. D. don’t have bills of rights. ? Can’t find it.

asked by Sarah on March 29, 2015
Civics

  1. One main difference between the United States Constitution and state constitutions is that state constitutions A. are much longer. B. don’t provide for a legislature. C. can’t be amended. D. don’t have bills of rights. So your saying it’s D?

asked by Sarah on March 29, 2015
Histroy
Find one difference between the Arizona state constitution and the US Constitution. Explain why you think this difference occurred. One difference that I found between my state constitution (AZ) and the U.S. Constitution is the issue of voting. Things that

asked by acndee on April 3, 2017
More History Check
1.)Which of the following statements is true? =a)Although they differed in form, all State constitutions embodied the same basic ideals. b)Most of the early State constitutions gave great power to the executive branch. c)Some State constitutions were

asked by Unknown on June 25, 2010
socialstudies

  1. Which is an example of checks and balances? The constitution contains a bill of rights that details the basic rights of the state’s citizens. The constitution clearly outlines voting requirements and the qualifications for holding public office. The

asked by boPy on February 14, 2016
social studies 8th

  1. Which is an example of checks and balances? (1 point) The constitution contains a bill of rights that details the basic rights of the state’s citizens. The constitution clearly outlines voting requirements and the qualifications for holding public

asked by XenaGonzalez on March 11, 2015
History
1 which statement best describes why constitutions are needed? A Constitutions are needed so that governments don’t get carried away with taxes B Constitutions are needed because all of the laws have to be written down somewhere C Constitutions are needed

asked by Lafayette on February 9, 2019

georgia history
1 which statement best describes why constitutions are needed? A Constitutions are needed so that governments don’t get carried away with taxes B Constitutions are needed because all of the laws have to be written down somewhere. C Constitutions are needed

asked by jonh reynold on February 13, 2019
SS
Which statement best describes why constitutions are needed. A) Constitutions are needed so that governments don’t get carried away with taxes. B) Constitutions are needed because all the laws have to be written down somewhere. C) Constitutions are

asked by TLSK on February 8, 2019
Social Studies Check Answers
Anyone mind checking these 2 quiz answers please? Which statement best explains why nation-states write constitutions? A: Constitutions give citizens unlimited powers. B: Constitutions establish nation-states. C: Constitutions allow governments to elect

asked by Natalie on December 11, 2016
Civics
The Constitution gives sovereignty only to the _.? A.State legislatures B.national government C.president of the United States D.State constitutions ….i need help, none of them are right?

asked by Sierra on February 14, 2012
Civics

  1. “We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect out government, ensure domestic tranquillity, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political

asked by Baxie on November 12, 2014
History
How does most state constitutions differ from the US Constitution?

asked by Jane on January 27, 2012
History Mid=Term
One of us asked this question yesterday, and we are still not sure whether we were given the correct answer. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions. b. John Locke’s “Two Treatises of

asked by Many Students on January 22, 2007
S.s

  1. Which is an example of checks and balances? (1 point) The constitution contains a bill of rights that details the basic rights of the state’s citizens. The constitution clearly outlines voting requirements and the qualifications for holding public

asked by Unknown on February 21, 2017
Government
Please help me with government 1. The 10th amendment to the Constitution reads as follows: ” The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”

asked by M on December 24, 2016
Social Studies
Which statement best explains why nation-states write constitutions? Constitutions give citizens unlimited powers Constitutions establish nation-states Constitutions allow governments to elect leaders Constitutions help keep government fair Is the answer

asked by Julian on September 28, 2015

GOVERNMENT HELP
The powers of Congress are affected by all of the following EXCEPT what the a. Constitution expressly says Congress may do b. Constitution says only the Sttes may do. c. States’ constitutions say Congress may do d. Constitution is silent about. I believe

asked by Suzi on February 26, 2007
Social Studies
What were the Articles of Confederation? A. a document created by the Continental Congress that served as a governmental plan for the nation as a whole B. a document created after the states had written their constitutions that included the powers and

asked by Kalie on November 21, 2016
Government
could someone check my answers please? for the first one I chose C and the second one I choose A Which power of state legislatures is being described in this excerpt from the textbook? In short, that extraordinarily broad authority is the power to

asked by Extrapeppermint on November 30, 2017
American History
I need help finding the powers and services of local and state governments States have constitutions that enumerate their powers (I’m not sure about services!). http://www.constitution.org/cons/usstcons.htm More local governments can be counties or cities

asked by Cole on November 12, 2006
History
How was the South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? A-Woman lost their right to own property. B-Representation was based on population alone. C-Counties and districts were organized into parishes. D-Education became

asked by ? on February 26, 2016
American Government
“No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years….” -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

asked by Elise Bedford on April 17, 2017
American Government
Read the excerpt from the state constitution of Arkansas, which was adopted in 1874. No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the state, for a

asked by Mac on April 4, 2018
U.S. Government
“No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years….” -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

asked by Spencer on April 25, 2017
Social Studies
One of the issues facing the early nation was how to interpret the Constitution. Alexander Hamilton said that the Constitution gave Congress the power “to make all laws necessary and proper.” Which statement best describes Hamilton’s views on how the

asked by justise on December 16, 2016
social studies

  1. Which activity does Louisiana lieutenant governor perform on a day to day basis ? a) appointing committee chairs b) serving as president of the Senate c) participating in meeting with governor d) acting as governor when the governor is unable to serve

asked by victoria on February 20, 2014

english
I have to write a five paragraph essay comparing the US constitution and the Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace(the iroqouis constitution) does anyone know where I can find a copy of the iroqouis constitution or know of any similarities of the two

asked by cbarnett on October 16, 2006
history
Which of the following are elements of President Johnson’s Reconstruction plan? (Select all that apply.) It authorized military to enroll black voters and begin the constitution-making process. It required new state constitutions to meet conditions

asked by michael on December 12, 2018
American Gov
Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution there are two ways to propose an amendment to the Constitution: by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of both houses of Congress, or by a national convention called by Congress at the request of two-thirds (2/3) of the state

asked by Jason on September 23, 2011
Social Studies
the first state constitutions adopted after independence? A.Placed most authority with the State governors B. provided for lengthy terms for elective offices C. placed most authority with the State legislatures D. extended voting rights to all adult state

asked by MM on March 27, 2012
pol science
Locate indiana state’s constitution and examine the major elements and articles of the constitution. Review its contents and functions. Search for information about the judicial, educational, and social service systems offered in indiana state and the

asked by jamie on March 23, 2012
History
Which of the following is not a way that constitutions grant governments power? A)They explain the purpose of the government. B)They set up the structure of the government. C)They identify from which states federal government leaders will come. D)They name

asked by Mike on November 16, 2015
Constituion: Check? Thanks
After 1788, states had no control over a.local government and education. b.the chartering of corporations. c.the development and administration of civil and criminal law. d.issuing legal currency. c? In Congress’s first session after the ratification of

asked by foreveryoung_9914 on April 30, 2014
Texas history
To what was the 1836 constitution of Texas similar? A.Mexican Constitution of 1824 B. Turtle bayou Resolutions C. Texas declaration of independence D. United States Constitution

asked by Anonymous on October 26, 2018
Texas history
To what was the 1836 constitution of Texas similar? A.Mexican Constitution of 1824 B. Turtle bayou Resolutions C. Texas declaration of independence D. United States Constitution

asked by Anonymous on October 26, 2018
History
To what was the 1836 Constitution of Texas similar? A. Mexican Constitution of 1824 B. Turtle Bayou Resolutions C. Texas Declaration of Independence D. United States Constitution My answer is C

asked by Wednesday_my_dudes on November 2, 2018

History
Which of the following best describes the Framers’ intentions concerning the relationship between state and federal courts? A.Federal courts were to be the primary courts under the Constitution, hearing all important cases, i.e., felony criminal

asked by question2 on July 17, 2015
Texas History
Can someone on connexus help me with this test? 1.What was a big difference between the Texas constitution of 1836 and the Texas Constitution of 1845? A.The constitution of 1845 did not have a separation of powers like that of the constitution of 1836.

asked by Carmen on May 8, 2017
social civics
the articles of conferdation were (a-) a halfway constitution (b) an early attempt at cooperation amoung four new england settlements (c) amendments to the constitution

asked by Linda on April 6, 2009
English
Book: Nickel and Dimed Ehrenreich is somewhat surprised that low-wage workers in Minnesota aren’t treated better than low-wage workers in other states because A. Minnesota has a low unemployment rate B. it is a relatively liberal state and tries more

asked by Matt on January 17, 2019
us history
can someone check my answers, 1. How was South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? -B Representation was based on population alone. 2. How did Republicans control of South Carolina affect the state? -C. The

asked by help mom on March 2, 2016
Social studies
How was the South Carolina constitution of 1868 different from previous state constitutions? A) women lost their right to own property B) representation was based on population alone.* C) counties and distracts were organized Into parishes. D)

asked by Help please on March 1, 2016
American Government
“The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” According to the 10th amendment which powers to the state have? (2 answers) a. The powers

asked by RoxJen on April 10, 2017
History
If someone says that Pilgrims didn’t do much for us, what should we say to them? A. Tuxedos were invented because of those black and white outfits the Pilgrims wore. B.That Mayflower Compact they made was the first constitution ever written in North

asked by Jake on December 10, 2008
civics/ minnesota state goverment
how many state constitutions has MN had?

asked by lenny on May 17, 2008
World History (Ms. Sue)
How are a constitutional monarchy and a republic similar? How do they differ? A: A constitutional monarchy and a republic are similar as they have constitutions. However, these two differ because a constitutional monarchy controls head of state, while a

asked by Victoria on October 20, 2014

history
How did state constitutions contribute ot the growth of democracy between 1800 and 1840? Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words “‘state consitution’ 1800” to get these possible sources:

asked by emmy on October 8, 2006
Texas State History/Social Studies
compare the constitution of 1824 with the us constitution in terms of individual rights, religion, power of the president, and the right to posses firearms. This is an essay question. I can’t find any similar questions to this on here. Can someone help

asked by random! on October 29, 2018
Help SS!
In what ways were Federalists and Democratic Republicans similar? Both believed in promoting trade. Both had plans for a national bank. Both were strong supporters of the free market. Both were strong supporters of the Constitution. **??

asked by Stampy on November 12, 2016
American Government

  1. Which of the following describes a major difference between legislators at the federal and state levels? (1 point) Many state legislators are appointed rather than elected. Many state legislators do not live in the districts they represent. Many state

asked by Lord Please Help me on November 29, 2017
7th Grade Civics Help Please
I have a few questions with a multiple choice answers that I do not understand. Can someone please explain it to me more clearly than my lesson is doing? Any answer that I think I know I will surely put asterisk by. 1. Article IV, Section 2 of the U.S.

asked by MusicLover14 on December 20, 2015
America Government
Do you think our country’s history would be different if the Articles of Confederation had remained as our constitution? Yes, I do think our country’s history would be different if the Articles had remained as our constitution. Being that this government

asked by Anonymous on January 24, 2017
political science
Congress must pass what law after a state constitution has been approved by the people or that state in order for a state to be added

asked by brandon on October 31, 2007
English
Read the question from “A Defense of the Constitution of the United States” by John Adams. Are there no robberies, burglaries, murders, adulteries, thefts, nor cheats? This is John Adams’s response to the assertion that “the people never think of

asked by Quinn on December 14, 2018
Honors World History
The U.S. had two constitutions/government after the revolution,the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. How many has France had by the end of the section? Which country do you think was more stable after their revolutions,France or the United

asked by Samiboo on January 12, 2014
history
Despite the provisions in the Constitution for an executive similar to what Hamilton supported in this passage, what provisions did the Constitution make for misuse of the president’s powers?

asked by maria on January 6, 2019

Texas History
How are the Texas constitution and US Constitution similar?

asked by Please help on December 26, 2018
History
1.)Under the Articles of Confederation, _. a)coordination among the States was difficult *b)Congress held both legislative and executive authority c)the national government could not force the States to obey its laws d)All of these answers are correct.

asked by matt on June 26, 2010
government
what are the four common features found in the state constitutions of the thirteen colonies?

asked by misty on January 29, 2008
Texas History
Check my answers? Which of the following shows the influence of the U.S. Constitution on the Texas Constitution? A. the executive branch has the most power B. existence of a bill of rights ** C. provisions promoting legislative over judicial power D.

asked by |-/ on May 1, 2018
world studies
Does the goverment have the right over education? Where in the constitution is education mentioned? Education was not inclued in the US constitution. Therefore, education was left to individual states. Thats what I though….Im doing an essay and that was

asked by Rebecca on April 22, 2007
Texas State History/Social Studies
Compare the Constitution of 1824 with the U.S. Constitution in terms of individual rights, religion, power of the president, and the right to possess firearms. From what I have found, the Constitution of 1824 does not mention anything about the right to

asked by ILTHSM_ on October 30, 2018
criminal justice
Options Menu: Forum Topic: Interpreting the U.S. Constitution Consider the following scenario: The Supreme Court interprets the U.S. Constitution. Thomas Jefferson once argued against the doctrine of judicial review. He believed in the principles of

asked by Lisa on March 25, 2012
Social Studies
I got 3 last questions to ask. 1. Nation state a and nation state b share a border. the two nation-states are arguing over immigration policies regarding the border. what are two ways that the nation-sates could resolve their dispute? 2. How might citizens

asked by Jess on March 24, 2016
social studies
What are some similarities between the government created by Louisiana’s constitutions and by the U.S. Constitution? Choose all that apply. (a) a parliament (b) an executive branch (c) a legislative branch (d) a judicial branch

asked by victoria on January 23, 2014
social studdies
Which event within a state will most likely require the involvement of the federal government A.A corporation is created B.The state constitution is amended C.A boundary with a nearby state is disputed D. The rules for obtaining a drivers licence change

asked by cam on October 19, 2016

SOCIAL STUDIES
Q: How can the Constitution be amended? My answer: The Constitution comes along with an amendment that may be introduced by congress. The way that an amendment could be proposed is if there are two-thirds votes from each house of representatives. The

asked by cAt.ExE HaS sTopPeD wORkInG on September 13, 2018
Social Studies
Which event within a state will most likely require the involvement of the federal government? (PLEASE REVIEW IF IM RIGHT) 1.A corporation is created 2.The state constitution is amended*** 3.A boundary with a nearby state is disputed 4.The rules for

asked by PLEASE HELP ASAP on September 30, 2016
Civics
Which quotation(s) from the united states constitution provides for a federal; system of federal government? Statement I:- “The … Manner of Elections for Senators and Representatives shall be prescribed (will be decided by ) each state Legislatures; but

asked by jeje on January 18, 2015
American Goverment
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was NOT _. the location the 1787 Constitutional Convention. the city where the Declaration of Independence was signed the childhood home of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams an important city in colonial America 22. For the

asked by Miranda on August 24, 2013
Social Studies
In which way are the governments of Saudi Arabia and Oman most similar? Their rulers are related. They both have absolute monarchies.*** They have newly written constitutions. Their structures descend from Ottoman caliphs.

asked by Please Check Answer on February 20, 2015
SOCIAL STUDIES
In which way are the governments of Saudi Arabia and Oman most similar? 1) the rulers are related 2) they both have absolute monarchies 3) they have newly written constitutions 4) their structures descend from OTTOMAN caliphs I think 4 thanks !

asked by Jaden on February 15, 2017
history
Excerpt from Douglas’s speech: “I believe that the Union can only be preserved by maintaining inviolate the Constitution of the United States as our fathers have made it. That Constitution guarantees to the people of every State the right to have slavery

asked by Help ASAP on May 24, 2016
U.S. Constitution
Which statement best describes how states derive powers from the U.S. Constitution? 1. The Constitution does not mention anything about state powers. 2. The Constitution only grants states the power to levy taxes and regulate commerce. 3. The Constiution

asked by Kyle on January 19, 2007
american history
ok im doing a crossword puzzle on the constitution info…i’m doing 11th grade history and i just need 2 answers left… the 1sr is , powers of both the state and federal governments (but the third letter is s) ..2nd is and anti federalist (during the

asked by gaby on October 5, 2008
social studies
In what ways did each of the following contribute to the growth of democracy between 1800 and 1840? a. State constitution b. Charles River Bridge v. Warren Bridge decision c. Changes in political party procedures d. actions taken by Jackson himself

asked by s on November 15, 2006

U.S. GOVERNMENT
1) The debate over ratifying the US Constitution was won by the Anti-Federalists. 2) The US government is based upon the force theory of state. 3) The evolutionary theory of states asserts that early nations developed out of the family structure,

asked by Booker Perry on June 11, 2012
American Government
Describe the problems that surfaced under the Articles of Confederation (8-10 problems we discussed in class) soon after the Revolutionary War. Use these problems and give a brief overview of Article I, II, III, IV, V, VI and the Bill of Rights of the U.S.

asked by Mike on October 21, 2009
History/American Government
Find one difference between the Arizona state constitution and the US Constitution. Explain why you think this difference occurred.

asked by bean on March 28, 2017
Social Studies

  1. which statement best interprets daniel Webster’s position on the nullification crisis as it related to the constitution a. he believed that the constitution said that only the president has the authority to nullify federal laws b. he believed that the

asked by alex on December 12, 2018
12th grade AP Politics
What are some of the illegal ways to add amendments to the Constitution? Why are these ways prefered rather than the legal methods? Please help…I found the legal ways but don’t know the illegal one. I have searched google but they don’t have any answer.

asked by Anonymous on November 30, 2009
history
what does the Constitution guarantees to the people of every State the right to have slavery or not have it…each State being left free to decide for itself. mean

asked by MS.SUE HELP PLEASE on June 10, 2014
World History (Ms. Sue)
Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world. A: The U.S Constitution has greatly influenced political systems in the contemporary world. Thus, the principles laid out in the U.S. Constitution have played a

asked by Victoria on October 6, 2014
history
from the movie THE PEOPLE SPEAK. -How is that document compared with the Constitution in thE film? -What are some of the ways slaves resisted their status as “property”? What were some of the risks of their actions? -What were some of the ways Native

asked by mady on January 30, 2013
US Gov
The reason a statement specific to state powers was not part of the original U.S. Constitution was that: a. New York delegates refused to allow discussion on the matter. b. it was assumed to be obvious. c. it was deleted under the Virginia Plan. d. no such

asked by Brooke on October 5, 2011
american government
The Constitution was ratified by: a)the people b)the state legislatures c)state conventions d)the Continental Congress IS C OR D CORRECT ANSWER?THANK YOU:))))

asked by vedrana on June 24, 2010

history
According to the Constitution, the _ government(s) has most of the power to regulate elections. national local interstate state state?

asked by shelly on December 8, 2011
Government
The anti-federalist were against ratification of the constitution mostly because? A. they were anarchists B. their experiences under British rule C. they felt the states should have less power D. they were against proportional representation I think well A

asked by MM on March 29, 2012
Government
Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don’t post under multiple names. It’s not necessary. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 Be sure to read Article I, Section 8, of the US

asked by Jack on May 29, 2007
government
the federalist papers were written to what? win support for the constitution in new york expose the lack of civil liberties protected in the constitution urge ratification of the constitution in virginia condemn the constitution for the absence of any

asked by tom on May 11, 2011
History
I’m having trouble answering these questions. Can someone help without being mean? Please help! Much appreciated! Excerpt from Douglas’s speech: “I believe that the Union can only be preserved by maintaining inviolate the Constitution of the United

asked by Oscar on March 22, 2015

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