Constitutional Facts!
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  • Question 1
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    The Virginia Plan proposed

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    a legislature with representation based on population.

    a legislature with equal representation for all states.

    a government controlled by the states.

  • Question 2
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    The New Jersey Plan proposed...

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    a legislature with representation based on population.

    a legislature with equal representatives for each state.

    a legislature that has 3 houses.

  • Question 3
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    Which item is something that was NOT in the Great Compromise?

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    A Bicameral Legislature

    Number of representatives based on state population in the House of Representatives.

    Number of representatives equal from each state in the Senate.

    A central government that is weaker than the state governments.

  • Question 4
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    The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise that...

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    counted three-fifths of the South's cash crop production towards GDP.

    counted three-fifths of a state's slave population towards representation in the Senate.

    counted three-fifths of a state's slave population towards representation in the House of Representatives.

    Did not allow any slaves to be counted towards state population.

  • Question 5
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    Popular Sovereignty is...

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    the idea that the central government should have all of the political power.

    the idea that political authority belongs to the people.

    the idea that the central government should share power with the states.

    the idea that no single branch of government should become too powerful.

  • Question 6
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    Q. The three branches of government are ________________
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    Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
    Legislative, Judicial, and National
    Executive, Principle, and Judicial
    Judicial, National, and Legislative
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which branch of government has two houses?
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    Executive
    Legislative
    Judicial
    National
  • Question 8
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    This is the term used to describe the sharing of power between a central government and the states that make up a country.

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    Popular Sovereignty

    Checks and Balances

    Compromises

    Federalism

  • Question 9
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    Q. Before the U.S. Constitution was ratified, the United States was governed by which document?
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    Magna Carta
    Articles of Confederation
    Mayflower Compact
    Declaration of Independence
  • Question 10
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    Q. Southern States benefited from the Three-Fifths Compromise because-
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    they had very small populations
    they had very large populations
    they had a warm climate
    they had large populations of slaves
  • Question 11
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    This branch of government is responsible for proposing and passing laws for the nation.

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    Judicial branch

    Executive branch

    Federal branch

    Legislative branch

  • Question 12
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    This branch of government is responsible for carrying out the laws created by our government.

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    Legislative

    Executive

    Judicial

  • Question 13
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    This branch of government is responsible for interpreting laws, punishing criminals, and settling disputes.

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    Legislative

    Executive

    Judicial

  • Question 14
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    A system that prevents any branch of government from becoming too powerful.

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    inflation

    federalism

    checks and balances

    tariffs.

  • Question 15
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    The _____________ were people who ________ the Constitution because it gave the central government too much power and did not have a section guaranteeing individual rights.

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    Federalists/ opposed

    Anti-Federalists/ opposed

    Federalists/ supported

    Anti-Federalists/ supported

  • Question 16
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    The _______ were people who _________ the Constitution because it created a fair balance of power and compromised between different political views.

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    Anti-Federalists/ opposed

    Federalists/ opposed

    Anti-Federalists/ supported

    Federalists/ supported

  • Question 17
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    Why was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?

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    It was added to protect the rights of the government.

    It was added to support the power of the President/King.

    It was added to protect individual rights.

    It was never added.

  • Question 18
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    Why were some Americans opposed to the Constitution?

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    The Constitution created a weak central government.

    The Constitution did not utilize the idea of separation of powers.

    The Constitution did not create a bicameral legislature.

    Some thought the Constitution gave the central government too much power.

  • Question 19
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    Why would states with small populations be satisfied with the Great Compromise?

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    It created a house in the legislature with representation based on population.

    It created a judicial branch.

    It created an executive branch with a President.

    It created a house in the legislature with equal representation for each state.

  • Question 20
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    Why were states with large populations satisfied with the Great Compromise?

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    It created a house in the legislature with equal representation for every state.

    It created a judicial branch headed by the Supreme Court.

    It created an executive branch led by a President.

    It created a house in the legislature with representation proportional to population.

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