Articles of Confederation
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What was the main weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

    answer choices

    the federal government was too weak

    It had no legislative branch

    The judicial was too powerful

    The executive was too powerful

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. A weakness of the Articles of Confederation is that it had __________ . 
    answer choices
    only an executive branch
    only a legislative branch
    only a judicial branch
    an executive and legislative branch
  • Question 3
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    Q. One major problem with the Articles of Confederation is that Congress could not ______ the citizens to raise money.
    answer choices
    tax
    ask
    demand
    force
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Who had more power under the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    Federal Government
    State Governments
    Individual people
    States with larger populations
  • Question 5
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    Q. Americans were afraid that a __?__ would lead to tyranny, or oppressive rule.
    answer choices
    strong state government
    weak government
    strong central government
    legslature
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Articles of Confederation made our country _________

    answer choices

    Strong

    Weak

    Powerful

    normal

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Because this branch was missing under the Articles of Confederation the government had no power to enforce its laws?

    answer choices

    Judicial

    Legislative

    Executive

    Congress

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The Continental Congress set up the Northwest Ordinance to sell _______ to pay off the debt from the war.
    answer choices
    crops
    land
    slaves
    none of these
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. How many branches of government were there under the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    One
    Zero
    Two
    Three
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Under the Articles of Confederation, how many votes did each state get when voting on a new law?
    answer choices
    Zero
    One
    Two 
    Three
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?
    answer choices
    Congress couldn't collect taxes
    Weak central government
    Provided for no common currency
    All of the these
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Congress could ______ the states for money and troops but the states could say ____
    answer choices
    talk; no
    bargin; yes
    demand; yes
    ask; no
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. For any changes to the Articles or new laws Congress needed ______ 13 states to agree.
    answer choices
    all
    7 of the
    6 of the
    10 of the
  • Question 14
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    Q. The unsettled area past the Appalachian Mountains, where Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin are today, was known as the - 
    answer choices
    Northwest Territory
    Southwest Territory
    Western Territory
    Indian Territory
  • Question 15
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    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 16
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    Q. Because of the Articles the government could NOT regulate ______ among the states.
    answer choices
    food quality
    laws
    travel
    commerce (trade)
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The Northwest Ordinance provided a pathway for territories to apply for
    answer choices
    statehood
    federal funding
    infrastructure grants
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