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Which was NOT a reason to replace the Articles of Confederation
a) It did not have a president. b) It was difficult to pass laws because each law had to be approved by 9 out of 13 states. c) It did not have a court that could settle disagreements between states. d) There were too many states.
True or False. After declaring their independence, the 13 states (former colonies) created a government to fight the war against Britain and solve problems. They created the document called the Constitution.
a) True b) False, the document was called the Articles of Confederation c) False, the document was called Checks and Balances d) False, the colonies were fighting a war with France
Which branch can settle disagreements about what a law means?
a) Judicial b) Legislative c) Executive d) Hickory
Which branch has the power to put an impeached official on trial?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Oak
Which branch can call Congress together for a special meeting?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Pine
Which branch of government can approve or reject people appointed by the President?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Weeping Willow
Which branch of government can sign treaties with other countries if approved by the Senate?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Maple
Which branch of government can decide if laws are unconstitutional?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Oak
Which branch of government do the President, Vice President, and the cabinet belong to?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Weeping Willow
Which branch of government do judges and the courts belong to?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Pine
Which branch of government carries out the laws?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Elm
Which branch of government does the House of Representatives and Senate belong to?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Hickory
Which branch of government interprets the laws?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Maple
Which branch of government makes law?
a) Judicial b) Executive c) Legislative d) Oak
What are the ways of limiting powers for the three parts of government that was created in the Constitution?
a) Branches b) Checks and Balances c) Articles of Confederation d) Constitutional Convention
What was the meeting of delegates in Philadelphia in 1787 that made plans for a new, stronger government for the United States? Here, the proposed that the Constitution replaced the Articles of Confederation.
a) Branches b) Checks and Balances c) Confederation Convention. d) Constitutional Convention
What is the document that describes the government of the United States?
a) Constitution b) Articles of Confederation c) Constitutional Convention d) Checks and Balances
What are parts of government with different kinds of responsibilities and powers?
a) Checks and Balances b) Constitutional Convention c) Branches d) Articles of Confederation
What is the document that described a new national government for the former American Colonies? It was approved in 1781 and replaced in 1789.
a) Constitution b) Articles of Confederation c) Constitutional Convention d) Checks and Balances
_________________ Rebellion took place when a former soldier and hundreds of other men tried to stop the court's from taking people's houses and property because they could not pay their bills.
a) Daniel's b) Shays's c) Confederation's d) Branch's
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