Ged Social Studies Practice 8 - online test

…The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny….
James Madison

Which feature of the United States Constitution was included to address the concern expressed by James Madison?

checks and balances

electoral college

amendment process

Bill of Rights

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 2. question pragraph

The map illustrates the impact on the United States of the

Emancipation Proclamation

Great Compromise

Missouri Compromise

Dred Scott decision

Information on the map supports the conclusion that congressional leaders in 1820 and 1821 wanted to

open territories in the North to slavery

bring slavery to the Oregon Country

ban slavery west of the Mississippi River

maintain an equal number of free and slave states

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 4 questionWhich conclusion can best be drawn from the information in this chart?

The Middle states led the nation in all categories related to manufacturing.

The Southern states led the nation in manufacturing.

The New England states depended more on agriculture than on manufacturing.

Manufacturing production in the Western states exceeded that of the New England states.

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 5 questionThe cartoon illustrates President Franklin D.
Roosevelt’s dissatisfaction with

being unable to appoint minorities to the Supreme Court

New Deal programs being declared unconstitutional

Congress leading the nation into World War II

Congress resisting proposals to strengthen the navy

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 6. question pragraph

Based on this map, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) received the least support in the

Pacific Coast states

Rocky Mountain states

northeastern states

southeastern states

Based on this map, the proposed equal rights amendment was not added to the Constitution because

Idaho, Nebraska, and Kentucky never held a ratification vote

too few New England states supported it

fewer than three-fourths of the states ratified it

the president vetoed the passage of the amendment

President Abraham Lincoln’s suspension of habeas corpus and President Franklin D.
Roosevelt’s executive order forcing Japanese Americans into internment camps both demonstrate that

Congress can pass laws limiting the power of a strong president

immigrants are protected by the same constitutional rights as United States citizens

presidential actions must be submitted to the Supreme Court for approval

constitutional rights can be limited during times of war

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 9. question pragraph

This map illustrates the relationship between

humans and environment

ironworking and trans-Saharan trade

monsoons and flooding

religion and government

Which process is shown on this map?


cultural diffusion

social stratification


…The girl and two other children were left on a mountaintop to succumb [fall victim] to the cold as offerings to the gods, according to the archaeologists who found the mummified remains in Argentina in 1999….
“Frozen Inca Mummy Goes On Display,”
National Geographic News, September 11, 2007

This passage best illustrates the role of archaeologists in

challenging customs

planning expeditions

classifying artifacts

interpreting evidence

Social Studies lesson Social Studies Practice 8 exam questions 12 questionWhat is the main idea of this cartoon?

The demands of global environmental groups have increased.

Petroleum is being overproduced.

The demand for petroleum exceeds production.

Fossil fuels are unevenly distributed.