Chapter 7 Lesson 2 - Forging a New Constitution
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  • Question 1
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    Q. ALL the following are weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation EXCEPT...
    answer choices
    Couldn't tax 
    Coin money 
    Couldn't regulate trade 
    ALL 13 states had to approve to change articles 
  • Question 2
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    Q. Under the Articles of Confederation too much power was placed in the 
    answer choices
    States
    Central Government 
  • Question 3
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    Q. ALL the following are strengths of the Articles of Confederation EXCEPT
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    Raise an Army
    Levy taxes 
    Borrow money
    Add new territory 
  • Question 4
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    Q. Republic?
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    Ruled by Monarch 
    Citizens rule through elected representatives  
    Government where President has complete power 
    Government ruled by religious leaders 
  • Question 5
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    Q. Led a armed rebellion in Massachusetts 
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    Daniel Shays 
    Roger Sherman 
    Samuel Adams 
    Edmund Randolph 
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why did farmers in Massachusetts rebel in 1787?
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    Crops were being stolen
    Land was being taken and many were thrown in jail
    Farmers weren't paid from war 
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Chosen to lead meetings at Constitutional Convention? 
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    John Adams
    James Madison
    George Washington
    Thomas Jefferson
  • Question 8
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    Q. 1st state to sign Constitution?
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    Pennsylvania 
    New York 
    New Jersey 
    Delaware 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Wrote the Virginia plan and is known as the father of the U.S. Constitution?
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    William Patterson
    Alexander Hamilton
    James Madison
    Edmund Randolph 
  • Question 10
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    Q. What was the Great Compromise? 
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    Created a House of Representatives and a Senate
    Allowed 3 out of 5 slaves to count towards population
    Created a President 
    Every state would get one vote 
  • Question 11
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    Q. Plan called for equal representation regardless of population
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    New Jersey Plan
    Virginia Plan 
  • Question 12
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    Q. Plan called for a single chief executive
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    New Jersey Plan
    Virginia Plan 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Shared power between National and State Governments
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    Republic
    Limited Government 
    Federalism 
    Checks and Balances 
  • Question 14
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    Q. Biggest issue between Federalist and Anti-Federalist
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    Bill of Rights
    President or Chief Executive 
    Paying of debts
    Representation 
  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Year was the Constitution created

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    1785

    1787

    1789

    1791

  • Question 16
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    Q. ALL the following are branches of government except...
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    Legislative 
    Federalism 
    Executive 
    Judicial 
  • Question 17
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    Q. Keeps one branch from having too much power 
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    Checks and Balances
    Republicanism 
    Federalism 
    Popular Sovereignty 
  • Question 18
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    Q. A period when economic activity slows and unemployment increases.
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    Depression
    Inflation
    Deflation
    Depreciation
  • Question 19
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    Q. The freeing of individual enslaved people.
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    Manumission
    Impressment
    Slavery
    Compromise
  • Question 20
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    Q. To change or revise.
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    Amend
    Manumission
    Clause
    Ordinance
  • Question 21
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    Q. Having the proper size in relation to other objects or items.
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    Proportional
    Remedial
    Abandoned
    Depression
  • Question 22
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    Q. A statement of a dispute or disagreement reached by each side giving up some of what it wants in order to reach an agreement.
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    Compromise
    Ratify
    Colonialism
    Bicameral
  • Question 23
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    Q.

    Many Americans became convinced that the Articles of Confederation were to weak because of serious economic difficulties.

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    False

    True

  • Question 24
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    Q. After the Revolutionary War America went through a depression, a period when economic activities slows and unemployment increases.
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    True
    False
  • Question 25
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    Q.

    In January 1787, who led a force of 1200 supporters on the arsenal in Springfield, Massachusetts?

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    Daniel Shay

    John Adams

    George Washington

    Nathaniel Bacon

  • Question 26
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    Q.

    Which state became the first to pass laws to end slavery?

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    Pennsylvania

    South Carolina

    Georgia

    Rhode Island

  • Question 27
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    Q. What two men going to the Constitutional Convention guaranteed Public Trust?
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    Ben Franklin and George Washington
    Alexander Hamilton & John Adams
    Thomas Jefferson & Roger Sherman
    Patrick Henry & James Taylor
  • Question 28
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    Q.

    Native Americans, African Americans, and women were represented at the convention.

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    True

    False

  • Question 29
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    Q. Which plan, proposed by William Paterson, was designed for the smaller states--that all states would have the same number of votes?
    answer choices
    The Virginia Plan
    The New Jersey Plan
    The Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Great Compromise
  • Question 30
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    Q. Which plan, proposed by Edmund Randolph, was designed for the larger states based upon their population?
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    The Virginia plan
    The New Jersey Plan
    The Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Great Compromise
  • Question 31
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    Q. Who suggested every five enslaved persons would count as three persons in the states population total.
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    Roger Sherman
    Benjamin Franklin
    Thomas Jefferson
    John Hancock
  • Question 32
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    Q. The Northern and Southern states decided to not do anything about slavery until __________. Their focus was establishing the nation first.
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    1808
    1776
    1850
    1865
  • Question 33
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    Q. Who proposed a Bill of Rights to be included in the Constitution. The Constitution carefully defined  government powers and provided enough protection of individual rights.
    answer choices
    Roger Sherman
    George Mason
    James Madison
    John Quincy Adams
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