15 A republic is based on the core democratic value of popular sovereignty. Where does the
power of a republican government come from?
A. Power and authority comes from the people
B. The government holds all the power.
C. Representatives holds the power of government.
D. The President holds all of the power
16 What is the best reason for the Constitution creating a separation of powers?
A. to prevent any one branch from becoming too powerful
B. to make each branch work independently
C. to make sure that making the laws was not a part of enforcing the laws
D. to allow Congress to pass any law
17 Which branch of government can declare a law unconstitutional?
18 Which of the following is the main responsibility of the legislative branch of government?
A. interpreting the constitution
B. punishing criminals
C. enforcing laws
D. creating laws
19. Identify the 3 branches of government and the key leader of each branch. Then, describe
the main responsibility of each branch of the government. JUDICIAL- USED WHEN LAWS ARE BROKEN- THE SUPREME COURT- MADE UP OF JUDGES AND JURY. EXECUTIVE- LEADER OF THE COUNTRY- PRESIDENT IS IN CHARGE. LEGISLATIVE- MAKE THE LAWS- MADE UP OF THE CONGRESS AND SENATE
20. What is one positive result of having rules at school? What might be one negative result of
having no rules at school? ANSWER WILL VARY