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This is the EFFORTS section of the Declaration of Independence
a) What you have done to peacefully reconcile b) List of the King’s abuses of our natural rights c) we declare our freedom from British rule d) tell the world why it was written
This is the Justification section of the Declaration of Independence
a) Tell the world why it was written b) List of the King’s abuses of our natural rights c) we declare our freedom from British rule d) what gives us the right to rebel
This is the GOALS section of the Decleration of Independence
a) what gives us the right to rebel b) tell the world why it was written c) we declare our freedom from British rule d) list of the King’s abuses of our natural rights
The Final Compromise promised that:
a) The senate would be elected by popular vote b) Indians would not be counted towards the population c) A Bill of Rights would be added to the Constitution d) Answer 2 and 3
Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress had the right to:
a) Regulate trade b) Declare War c) Tax d) Settle Disputes
Which person was on the committee of five, who wrote the Declaration of Independence
a) Benjamin Franklin b) Roger Sherman c) Robert Livingston d) All of the above were on the committee
Who was the Primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
a) Thomas Paine b) Thomas Hobbs c) Thomas Adams d) Thomas Jefferson
The state sent delegates to the Constitutional Convention to
a) Write a Bill of Rights b) Write a new plan for a new government c) Amend the Articles of Confederation d) Raise Money to pay the Revolutionary war debt
What was considered the 1st American Constitution
a) The Articles of Confederation b) The English Petition c) The Mayflower Compact d) The Magna Carta
This is the number of states who attended the Constitutional Convention in 1787
a) 9 b) 11 c) 12 d) 13
The Constitutional Convention was held in which place?
a) Annapolis, MD b) Washington D.C. c) New York, NY d) Philadelphia, PA
Federalism refers to?
a) The central/ national government of the U.S. b) The Government under the Articles of the Confederation c) The division of power between states and Central Governments d) Various state governments
Which philosopher believed the government must be based off of the idea of POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY?
a) Baron de Montesquieu b) Jean-Jacques Rousseau c) Thomas Hobbs d) John Locke
This philosopher believed in Natural Rights: Life, Liberty and Property
a) Baron de Montesquieu b) Jean-Jacques Rousseau c) Thomas Hobbs d) John Locke
This act taxed imported goods to the colonies, some items included: Glass, Paint, Tea, Silk
a) The Intolerable Act b) The Townshend Act c) The Stamp Act d) Quartering Act
This philosopher believed that government should have 3 branches of government
a) Baron de Montesquieu b) Jean-Jacques Rousseau c) Thomas Hobbs d) John Locke
The rally cry: No taxation without representation
a) Boston Tea Party Act b) The Stamp Act c) The Intolerable Act d) The Townshend Act
At the end of the French and Indian War, the British believed that
a) Britain should sell her colonies to Spain b) Britian should give up her American Colonies c) Americans should help pay for the war debt d) Colonists should have more freedom and be able to self rule
This established individual rights and gave Parliament power over the Monarchy?
a) Magna Carta b) Petition of Rights c) English Bill of Rights d) The Constitution
This group wanted a Bill of Rights to be added to the Constitution
a) Federalists b) Anti-Federalists c) d)
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