Lesson 23

Which of these was the earliest document to contain principles of limited government that were later reflected in the United States Constitution?
Magna Carta.
Petition of Right.
English Bill of Rights.
Second Treatise of Civil Government.
[questions]Which of these statements best expresses the practical significance of the Supreme Court’s decision in McCulloch v. Maryland?[/question]
The Court validated the principle of judicial review.
The Court validated the principle of implied powers.
The Court validated the Constitution’s protection of property rights.
The Court validated the significance of the Bill of Rights.

Which of these best expresses the significance of the United States Bill of Rights?
It provides a list of all the rights government gives to citizens.
It provides a list of all the freedoms that people have by nature.
It provides a list of certain rights and freedoms that the Founders believed are critical to legitimate representative government.
All of these.