GED Social Studies
True/False: When prices rise, demand falls, according to the law of supply and demand.
When prices rise, demand falls, according to the law of supply and demand.
What is the name of the system in which each government branch has some authority over the others?
The purpose of checks and balances, as the word implies, is to ensure that no single branch of government has too much authority, and it creates a separation of powers.
Which option clearly expresses a point of view?
The answer is bias. Because bias is an opinion that obviously promotes one point of view over another, this is the acceptable response.
Which of the following is a legal requirement for running for Congress?
Citizenship in the United States is essential to serve in both chambers of Congress.
Who has the power of veto?
The veto is the President's power to refuse to sign a bill or joint resolution and therefore prevent it from becoming law.
What does a change or addition to the Constitution get called?
A constitutional amendment is a change to a polity's, organization's, or other sort of entity's constitution.
Which trait is a foundation of liberty in the United States and serves as a long-term protection against tyranny?
The rule of law is a constitutional idea that keeps everyone, including those who establish and implement laws, accountable to the law. Tyranny is a sort of tyranny in which rulers can make any laws they want, which is a form of tyranny that threatens liberty.
Which department is in charge of border security in the United States?
DHS, which was established in 2003, is in charge of border security in the United States. Because this effort involves numerous agencies, DHS was developed particularly to serve as the accountable agent capable of bridging agency jurisdictional barriers in order to be more efficient.
Human rights crimes are being tolerated in a country with substantial economic connections to the United States. Which is the most appropriate first response in light of US foreign policy?
Before the US takes more drastic actions to resolve an international crisis, the State Department normally launches diplomatic talks.
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