Silver Day has a PRACTICE AP TEST on MONDAY, 14 March.
Green Day has a PRACTICE AP TEST on TUESDAY, 15 March.
Both classes are invited to an Test Review, Sunday, 4 PM, in the commons.
1 hour review. Be prompt, please.
The ESSAY from the test will be from the 8 we have gone over thus far.
Here are the last 2.
Essay will be a random draw.
(2005_1)The Judicial branch is designed to be more independent of public opinion than are the legislature or the executive.. Yet, the US Supreme Court rarely deviates too far for too long from prevalent public opinion.
(a) Describe two ways in which the United States Supreme Court is insulated from public opinion.
(b) Explain how two factors work to keep the US Supreme Court from deviating too far from public opinion.
(2005_2)The power of the federal government relative to the power of the states has increased since the ratification of the Constitution.
(a) Describe two of the following provisions of the Constitution and explain how each has been used over time to expand federal power.
• The power to tax and spend
• The ‘necessary and proper clause’ or ‘elastic clause’
• The commerce clause
(b) Explain how one of the following has increased the power of the federal government relative to the power of the state governments.
• Americans with Disabilities Act
• Civil Rights Act of 1964
• Clean Air Act.