Part 2: National and State Government

Questions: Sections 7-8

Comprehension Questions

  1. What are the highest laws of the land?
  2. Name some powers of the national government.
  3. Name some powers of the state governments.
  4. Name some powers shared between the national and state governments.
  5. The U.S. Constitution states that certain powers are reserved for whom?
  6. When was the North Dakota Constitution written?
  7. Name characteristics that the U.S. and North Dakota Constitutions have in common.
  8. What is North Dakota’s bill of rights called?

Critical Thinking Questions

  1. Why can’t North Dakota print its own money?

  2. Why was it important to include a bill of rights in the Constitution?