Constitutional Convention and New Republic 2019
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What plan called for a two house legislature with representation based on population?
    answer choices
    New York Plan
    New Jersey Plan
    Virginia Plan
    Georgia Plan
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is another word for two-house?
    answer choices
    quadcameral
    tricameral
    bicameral
    unicameral
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. This plan called for equal representation in the legislature
    answer choices
    New York Plan
    Virginia Plan
    Georgia Plan
    New Jersey Plan
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The New Jersey Plan was supported by _____ states and the Virginia Plan was supported by _____ states
    answer choices
    northern; southern
    large; small
    southern; northern
    small; large
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Roger Sherman proposed the ________ to solve the representation issue.
    answer choices
    3/5 Compromise
    Great Compromise
    Articles Compromise
    Constitution Compromise
  • Question 6
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    Q. The ______ would have two representatives from each state
    answer choices
    House of Representatives
    Presidency
    Articles
    Senate
  • Question 7
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    Q. The __________ representation was based on the population of the state.
    answer choices
    House of Representatives
    Senate
    Articles
    Presidency
  • Question 8
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    Q. According to the 3/5 Compromise what would the slaves count for?
    answer choices
    Representation & Taxation
    Representation ONLY
    Taxation ONLY
    Property ONLY
  • Question 9
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    Q. What was banned after 1807?
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    Slavery
    Selling Slaves among states
    Slave Trade
  • Question 10
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    Q. This means the sharing of power between the State and National Government
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    Federalism
    Anti-Federalism
    Anarchism
    Constitutionalism
  • Question 11
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    Q. How many Branches of Government do we have in the US?
    answer choices
    1
    2
    3
    4
  • Question 12
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    Q. This branch makes the laws
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    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    Supreme Court
  • Question 13
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    Q. This branch enforces or carries out the laws
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    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    Supreme Court
  • Question 14
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    Q. This branch interprets the laws
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    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
    Presidential
  • Question 15
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    Q. We have this to make sure no branch has power over the others
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    Checks & Balances
    Weights & Measures
    President & Cabinet
    Military & Votes
  • Question 16
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    Q. What was the United States of America's first government after the Revolutionary War?
    answer choices
    Federalism
    Shay's Rebellion
    The Constitution
    The Articles of Confederation
  • Question 17
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    Q. Who received the most power under the first plan of government after the Revolutionary War?
    answer choices
    State
    Local
    Parliament
    National
  • Question 18
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    Q. One of the problems with the Articles of Confederation was...
    answer choices
    There was no army.
    Congress could not collect taxes.
    There were food shortages.
    The National government acted like a monarchy.
  • Question 19
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    Q. Shay's Rebellion was a revolt to stop this...
    answer choices
    Government taking land from people not paying their taxes!! (hmmm what's wrong with that?)
    slavery in the south
    national government
    the Constitutional Convention
  • Question 20
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    Q. As a result of Shay's Rebellion, people realized the United States needed...
    answer choices
    to change up the Articles of Confederation.
    to rewrite the Declaration of Independence.
    to plan new strategies to win the Revolutionary War.
    to create an entirely new government.
  • Question 21
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    Q. The Constitutional Convention was convened to...
    answer choices
    write the Treaty of Paris.
    get all the signers of the Declaration together to celebrate.
    decide who would fight Daniel Shay.
    improve the Articles of Confederation.
  • Question 22
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    Q. What was one of the biggest problems delegates had to face at the Constitutional Convention?
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    get states to sign the new document quickly
    find a way to pay off the war debt
    balancing power between large and small states (based on population)
    balancing power with the three branches
  • Question 23
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    Q. The Great Compromise was...
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    A compromise that says slaves counted as 3/5 of the population in a state.
    A compromise that says any new states admitted into the U.S. would NOT allow slavery.
    A compromise that gives representation in Congress, using the House of Representatives (based on population) and the Senate (2 per state).
    A compromise that allowed George Washington to represent them as President.
  • Question 24
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    Q. This compromise stated that representation in the House of Representatives would be based on free people plus 3/5 of slaves...
    answer choices
    Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Great Compromise
    Magna Carta
    Constitution
  • Question 25
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    Q. Congress falls under which branch of government?
    answer choices
    Judicial
    Executive
    Legislative
    Democratic
  • Question 26
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    Q. Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and the right to petition government.
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    1st
    4th
    9th
    10th
  • Question 27
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    Q. Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government or denied to the states are reserved to the states.
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    2nd
    8th
    9th 
    10th
  • Question 28
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    Q. Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.
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    2nd
    3rd
    4th
    7th
  • Question 29
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    Q. Guarantees the right to bear arms.
    answer choices
    1st
    2nd
    7th
    8th 
  • Question 30
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    Q. Thomas Jefferson was in favor of which policy?
    answer choices
    Expansion of States Rights
    National Bank
    Equal treatment of Blacks
  • Question 31
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    Q. Thomas Jefferson was in favor of which policy?
    answer choices
    Expansion of States Rights
    National Bank
    Equal treatment of Blacks
  • Question 32
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    Q. Why would Americans be in favor of Protective tariffs
    answer choices
    It enables Americans to buy foreign product for cheap
    Allows Southerners to be rich 
    Allows American business to compete with Europeans
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. John Adams belonged to which political party?
    answer choices
    Federalists
    Republicans
    Democrats 
    Conservatives
  • Question 34
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    Q. Which act against American sailors led to the war of 1812
    answer choices
    Impressment
    Sinking of Ships
    Slavery
    War on the seas
  • Question 35
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    Q. Which act was John adams not allow people to speak out against the US government?
    answer choices
    XYZ Affair
    Alien and sedition Acts
    Midnight Judges
  • Question 36
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    Q. Which Doctrine stated Europe could no longer interfere with American affairs?
    answer choices
    Washington Doctrine
    Adams Doctrine
    Madison Doctrine
    Monroe Doctrine
  • Question 37
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    Q. George Washington stated what about foreign affairs?
    answer choices
    Get involved
    Choose a side 
    Remain Neutral 
    No political parties
  • Question 38
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    Q. The federalists had a ______ interpretation of the constitution
    answer choices
    Loose
    unbeliveable
    strict
  • Question 39
    180 seconds
    Q. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton wanted the national government to reduce the national debt by
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    taxing exports
    taxing animal furs
    taxing products such as whiskey.
     taxing the use of harbors and waterways.
  • Question 40
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    Q. “The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is in extending our commercial relations to have with them as little political connection as possible.  So far as we have already formed engagements let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith.  Here let us stop…”
    In this portion of Washington’s Farewell Address, he meant...
    answer choices
    the U.S. should stop political interactions with foreign countries and remain neutral.
    the U.S. should not trade with foreign nations because of the national debt.
    the U.S. should not have political conventions.
    the U.S. should extend political connections with foreign countries.
  • Question 41
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    Q. The Whiskey Rebellion was a fight led by Pennsylvania farmers over a federal tax on whiskey.  Because many people did not have paper or coined money, they used whiskey as a means of exchange.  A result of this conflict between the farmers and the national government was to...
    answer choices
    prove how important whiskey was to Americans.
    prove the federal government had the power and will to enforce its laws. 
    prove that the army could travel to Pennsylvania on foot. 
    prove that the United States would never expand beyond the Appalachian Mountains.
  • Question 42
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    Q. The United States two-party system originated from conflicts over...
    answer choices
    how to distribute the nation’s wealth equally.
    how much power the federal government should have
    whether the country should be involved in foreign wars.
    what actions should be taken to prevent civil disorder.
  • Question 43
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    Q. One result of Washington’s Farewell Address was that it...
    answer choices
    created a U.S. foreign policy of neutrality towards Europe.
    called for the U.S. to go to war with Great Britain.
     requested a closer trade alliance with France. 
    supported permanent alliances with foreign countries.
  • Question 44
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    Q. The XYZ Affair was a failed attempt by the French agents to seek money from America’s representatives sent to negotiate peace.  A popular slogan in the United States during this time was “Millions for defense, not one cent for tribute!”  This slogan meant...
    answer choices
     Americans would pay millions for defense but nothing for bribes.
    Americans wanted millions to join the army as volunteers. 
    Americans would give the French millions of dollars for defense.
    Americans wanted the French to pay millions for U.S. defense, and not one cent less. 
  • Question 45
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    Q. Alien and Sedition Acts
    - Increased the waiting period to become a citizen of the United States
    - Gave the President power to arrest disloyal immigrants or order them out of the country
    - Outlawed false or critical speech about the U.S. government
    An effect of the Alien and Sedition Acts was ...

    answer choices
    a decrease in the waiting period to become a citizen. 
    an arrest of newspaper editors for criticizing the government.
    a support of the law by both the Federalists and Republicans. 
     a decrease in the number of immigrants deported from the country.
  • Question 46
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    Q. An importance of the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions written by Madison and Jefferson was that it proposed that states should be able to nullify federal laws they opposed.  This is important because it laid the foundation for...
    answer choices
    states to limit the powers of the federal government.
    states to decrease the size of state governments
    states to support all federal laws.
    states to obey laws passed by the federal government.
  • Question 47
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    Q. Which geographic advantage did the United States gain by purchasing the Louisiana Territory from France?  
    answer choices
    Rich Fishing areas in the Great Lakes
    Full Control of the Mississippi River 
    Vast coal reserves in Pennsylvania
    Warm-water ports on the Atlantic Coasts
  • Question 48
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    Q. Impressment of Soldiers, Trade Embargos, and Native American Conflicts were...
    answer choices
    Reasons for signing the Treaty of Ghent
    Reasons for going to war with Great Britain
    Reasons for going to war with France 
    Reasons for the Battle of New Orleans
  • Question 49
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    Q. The Monroe Doctrine was important to the foreign policy of the United States because it... 
    answer choices
    provided economic aid to Latin American countries.
    discouraged trade between the United States and Latin America
    defended Mexico from Great Britain. 
    reduced the U.S. interests in participating in European affairs.
  • Question 50
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    Q. The Treaty of Ghent resulted in...
    answer choices
    a military build up.
    acquired territory.
    no change in U.S. territory.
    protection against Canada.
  • Question 51
    180 seconds
    Q. The Treaty of Ghent resulted in...
    answer choices
    a military build up.
    acquired territory.
    no change in U.S. territory.
    protection against Canada.
  • Question 52
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    Q. "The United States Acquires Land West of the Mississippi from France and Gains Full Control of New Orleans"
    In what year would this headline have appeared in newspapers? 
    answer choices
    1776
    1787
    1800 
    1803
  • Question 53
    180 seconds
    Q. The area that doubled the size of the United States was... 
    answer choices
    The Gadsen Purchase
    The Oregon Country
    The Louisiana Purchase
    The Mexican Cession
  • Question 54
    180 seconds
    Q. The significance of the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Marbury v. Madison was that it established the Supreme Court’s ability to...
    answer choices
    override a president’s decision.
     call for the impeachment of the president. 
    declare laws unconstitutional. 
    approve all political appointments of the president.
  • Question 55
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    Q. - Feelings of nationalism increased
    - The Federalist Party ended
    - International respect increased
    Which of the following would be the best title for the information above?

    answer choices
    Effects of the Whiskey Rebellion
    Effects of the Alien and Sedition Acts 
    Effects of the War of 1812 
    Effects of the Embargo Act
  • Question 56
    60 seconds
    Q. Nullification promoted
    answer choices
    judicial review
    territorial expansion
    nationalism
    states' rights
  • Question 57
    60 seconds
    Q. forcibly relocated on the "Trail of Tears"
    answer choices
    Shoshone
    Mexicans
    Africans
    Cherokee
  • Question 58
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    Q. The Missouri Compromise
    answer choices
    set up the Miss River as a division between free and slave holding states
    declared New York a slave state
    maintained the balance of slave states and free states
    Declared Missouri a free state
  • Question 59
    60 seconds
    Q. Promoted Pres. Madison's plan of developing a transportation system, protective tariffs, and a national bank
    answer choices
    Andrew Jackson
    Henry Clay
    John Tyler
    Martin Van Buren
  • Question 60
    60 seconds
    Q. Threatened succession from the Union over states rights issue
    answer choices
    Georgia
    Alabama
    Missouri
    South Carolina
  • Question 61
    60 seconds
    Q. What law did Jackson pass that resulted in the Trail of Tears?
    answer choices
    Worcester v Georgia
    Nullification crisis
    Indian Removal Act
    Bank War
  • Question 62
    30 seconds
    Q. Jackson's practice of rewarding political supporters with government jobs became known as
    answer choices
    the spoils system.
    Jacksonian democracy.
    mudslinging.
    a corrupt bargain.
  • Question 63
    30 seconds
    Q. The Nullification Crisis was triggered y strong opposition to the
    answer choices
    Force Bill.
    Indian Removal Act.
    Tariff of Abominations.
    Bank of the United States.
  • Question 64
    30 seconds
    Q. The Trail of Tears refers to
    answer choices
    Jackson’s angry negotiations with the Five Civilized Tribes.
    the movement of Seminole Indians from the West to Florida.
    government workers who lost their jobs due to Jackson’s spoils system.
    the removal of Cherokee Indians from Georgia to Indian Territory.
  • Question 65
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Jackson oppose the Bank of the United States?
    answer choices
    He thought its president was inexperienced and poorly educated.
    He thought it loaned too much money to farmers and workers.
    He thought it was unconstitutional and that it favored the rich.
    He thought it benefited western business owners over those in the east.
  • Question 66
    60 seconds
    Q. What group of Americans wanted war with Britain?
    answer choices
    War Hawks
    Swamp Foxes
    Mercenaries
    Patriots
  • Question 67
    30 seconds
    Q. The Battle of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland led to the creation of this favorite American composition.
    answer choices
    America the Beautiful
    God Bless America
    The Star-Spangled Banner
    My Country Tis of Thee
  • Question 68
    30 seconds
    Q. What are two causes of the War of 1812?
    answer choices
    British helping Native Americans and  Impressment of Sailors
    Interference with US shipping and French embargo
    Impressment of sailors and Treaty of Ghent
    Increase manufacturing and British supporting US citizens.
  • Question 69
    30 seconds
    Q. One way the War of 1812 effected industry in the Northeastern US was - 
    answer choices
    Americans bought more American-made goods as a result of the embargo
    The US relied heavily on goods made in other countries
    The war caused a decline in American made goods
    The war caused Americans to ration their products
  • Question 70
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    Q. The Monroe Doctrine - 
    answer choices
    Stated that European countries could NOT continue to colonize in North and South America
    Stated that the US would NOT continue to trade with France or Britain
    Stated that it was ILLEGAL for the US to form alliances
    Stated that European countries were welcome to colonize in North & South America
  • Question 71
    30 seconds
    Q. The Era of ____________ marked a time of nationalism after the War of 1812.
    answer choices
    Good Feelings
    Fuzzy Feelings
    Scary Feelings
    Confident Feelings
  • Question 72
    30 seconds
    Q. This slogan was in response to -
    answer choices
    Naturalization Act
    Alien/Sedition Acts
    XYZ Affair
  • Question 73
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    Q.

    Which power did the U. S. Supreme Court establish in Marbury v. Madison?

    answer choices

    Judicial Review

    Hearing appeals from lower federal courts

    Deciding cases involving two or more states

    Judicial independence through lifetime tenure

  • Question 74
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    Q.

    The decision in Gibbons v Ogden (1824) addressed which of the following issues?

    answer choices

    The issue of congressional privileges

    The regulation of interstate commerce

    The right of states to tax a federal property

    The Supreme Court’s right to declare Congressional acts unconstitutional

  • Question 75
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The decision in Gibbons v Ogden (1824) addressed which of the following issues?

    answer choices

    The issue of congressional privileges

    The regulation of interstate commerce

    The right of states to tax a federal property

    The Supreme Court’s right to declare Congressional acts unconstitutional

  • Question 76
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the result of the Supreme Court decisions made by Chief Justice John Marshall in the following cases:

    • Marbury vs. Madison
    • McCullough vs. Maryland
    • Gibbons vs. Ogden
    answer choices

    the court upheld the rights of the workers.

    the court abolished the system of slavery.

    the court protected the rights of children.

    the court ruled in favor of strengthening the federal government.

  • Question 77
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    Q.

    What case established the federal government’s control over interstate commerce?

    answer choices

    McCulloch vs Maryland

    Tinker vs. Des Moines

    Marbury vs. Madison

    Gibbons vs. Ogden

  • Question 78
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    Q. True or False: The Supreme Court decision in McCulloch vs Maryland declared a tax on the Bank of the United States constitutional.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 79
    30 seconds
    Q. What gives Congress the power to do anything they think is necessary and proper to get their job done?
    answer choices
    John Marshall
    Elastic Clause
    John Adams
    Gibbons v. Ogden
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