The Fifth Carnival of Principled Government, The Citizen and the Constitution
Welcome to the Fifth Carnival of Principled Government, a carnival which strives to uphold our founders' vision for our nation as found in our founding documents. In honor of East High's recent victory in the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Contest, we shall have a little test.

1. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and...
a. Property
b. the Pursuit of Happiness
c. Security of Person
d. Healthcare
2. The following issues deal with one amendment to the Constitution.
1. Altering the Pledge
2. Bipartisan Reform Act
3. Flag Burning
Which one?

3. Designed to silence Republican criticism of the Federalists, the Sedition Act of 1798 would have held what consequences for this song writer?
a. Fine not exceeding $5000, and imprisonment six months to five years.
b. Fine not exceeding $2000, and imprisonment not exceeding two years.
c. Fine not exceeding $1000.
4. In a 1748 essay, Samuel Adams stated,
[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.
Because of this, we need:
a. More federal control of education
b. Greater integrity in our leaders
c. More laws and more laws and more laws.
5. Who gives power to our federal government?
a. The Czar(s)
b. The military
c. The people
6. Two guiding principles for the United States' early years were:
a. Liberalism and socialism
b. Limited governments and free markets
7. Thank you for visiting this edition of the Carnival of Principled Government. If you enjoyed this carnival, you should:
a. Consider linking.
b. Submit a post for the next carnival.
c. Consider hosting. (My email is available through my profile).
d. All of the above.
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