Government & Economics

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1 SS8E2 Why were early Georgia colonists urged to plant mulberry trees?
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2 SS8CG1 Jury duty is considered to be
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3 SS8CG1 Who has the power in Georgia's state government to declare a law unconstitutional?

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4 SS8E1 How should the economy of Georgia in the late 1800s be described?

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5 SS8CG1 Which general statement is true about political parties in Georgia over the past fifty years?

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6 SS8CG1 Which of the following is an example of how the system of checks and balances works in Georgia?
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7 SS8CG1 The General Assembly in Georgia passes laws, the Georgia courts declare laws unconstitutional, and the governor vetoes laws. This is an example of

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8 SS8CG1 What is the most important reason citizens should serve on jury duty and vote in elections?



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9 SS8E4 What is Georgia's largest source of state revenue?

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10 SS8CG1 How can the General Assembly pass a bill over a governor's veto?
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11 SS8CG1 Both the United States Constitution and Georgia's Constitution provide for a system of checks and balances. Why did the authors of both constitutions include this system?
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12 SS8CG5 If you want a new local recreational park for camping and hiking, to whom should you go?
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13 SS8E4 The three kinds of taxes we pay to the government are sales, property, and income. Why do we pay taxes?

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14 SS8CG1 People form political parties in order to
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15 SS8CG1 All of the following are sections included in the Georgia state constitution EXCEPT
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16 SS8CG1 Dan is 19 years old and wants to register to vote. He must also meet all of the following requirements EXCEPT
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17 SS8CG1 The privilege of Georgia citizenship brings with it certain responsibilities, of which some are legal, and others are voluntary. An example of a voluntary responsibility is


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18 SS8CG1 Malia writes a letter to the editor of her local newspaper, expressing her opinion on proposed legislation. Based on the rights guaranteed by the Georgia constitution, Malia is exercising her
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19 SS8CG2 Which of these lists the correct order of the legislative process for a bill to become a law in Georgia?
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20 SS8CG3 Although the Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Georgia have the same qualifications for election,
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21 SS8CG5 In the council-manager form of city government, one of the jobs of the elected city council is to

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22 SS8CG4 Which of these is required to be a state court judge in Georgia?

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23 SS8E3 Companies headquartered in Atlanta such as Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, and Home Depot have influenced its growth. Which of these would MOST LIKELY have been directly impacted?

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24 SS8CG4 In the judicial system, appellate jurisdiction is the authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower court. In the Georgia judicial system, the court MOST LIKELY to hear an appeal from the Juvenile Court is the

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25 SS8CG5 The main governmental authorities in the counties of Georgia are
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26 SS8E1 How have granite and marble contributed to the economic development of Georgia?
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27 SS8CG5 Why were counties originally created in Georgia?
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28 SS8E3 Which U.S. airline has its headquarters in Atlanta?
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29. SS8CG6 Juveniles in Georgia are not guaranteed the right to
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30. SS8CG6 In determining the punishment or sentencing of a juvenile court judge cannot
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31 SS8CG6 Juveniles who commit specific serious and violent crimes may be placed under the jurisdiction of the state.

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32. What is the correct sequence of steps in a bill’s becoming a law?

1. A bill in assigned to a committee.
2. Copies of a bill are given to all legislators.
3. The governor may sign or veto a bill.
4. A bill is sent to a full chamber of the legislature.
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33. If the governor takes no action on a bill, it