Articles of Confederation
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. Which branch of government existed when the Articles of Confederation was created?
    answer choices
    Legislative (congress)
    Judicial (Supreme court)
    Executive (President)
    Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q. Under the Articles of Confederation, which government had the MOST power?
    answer choices
    Legislative branch
    the president
    the state governments
    national government
  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q. Which of the following weaknesses  in the Articles of Confederation does  this picture represent?
    answer choices
    no common currency (money)
    no executive branch
    no power to tax
    one vote for each state
  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q. Under the Articles of Confederation, how many votes did each state get?
    answer choices
    Zero
    One
    Two 
    Three
  • Question 5
    900 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is an example of a weakness in the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    Congress couldn't collect taxes
    Weak national government
    Provided no common currency/money for all 13 states
    All of the  above
  • Question 6
    900 seconds
    Q. Why was this first U.S. government so weak?
    answer choices
    King George III  was still in charge of USA
    Americans were afraid to give their new government too much power
    The American army did not win their independence from Great Britain and King George III
    ask; no
  • Question 7
    900 seconds
    Q. The Articles of Confederation created a ________ national government.
    answer choices
    weak
    strong
    both strong and weak
    neither  strong nor  weak
  • Question 8
    900 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the first written plan of government for the newly independent U.S.A.?
    answer choices
    Constitution
    Treaty of Paris
    Declaration of Independence
    Articles of Confederation
  • Question 9
    900 seconds
    Q. Because of the Articles  of  Confederarion the government could NOT regulate(control) ______ among the states.
    answer choices
    food quality
    laws
    travel
    commerce (trade)
  • Question 10
    900 seconds
    Q. What is one reason Americans wanted to change the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    They opposed the Land Ordinance of 1785.
    They didn't want the government to have only 1 branch. 
    National government was weak, state government had too much power, states were not working together, and there was no leader.
    State government was weak and unsuccessful.
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. The USA almost ended up under under British control for the 2nd because the USA did not have a national ____.
    answer choices
    money
    government
    army
    vote
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