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How many electoral votes does a candidate need to win the Presidency?
a) 100 b) 270 c) 538 d) 20
North Carolina has 13 members in the House of Representatives. How many electoral votes will they get towards the Presidency?
a) 15 b) 13 c) 2 d) 7
What are the three branches of government?
a) Legislative, Executive, Judicial b) Congress, Parliament, General Assembly c) Legislative, President, Courts d) Congress, Judicial, Executive
What does it mean to check and balance the branches of government?
a) To make sure that one branch is not more powerful than another each branch has the ability to limit or balance the power of a b) To make sure that each branch is completing its requirements the other branch checks off that their task are complete. c) It is the balance between what the federal and state governments can do. d) It is how one branch of government pays another branch of government to get things done.
Which state was more likely to favor counting slaves towards population?
a) South Carolina b) Rhode Island c) New York d) Maine
How many slaves would it take to total 3 people for purposes of population?
a) 5 b) 3 c) 2 d) 1
What did the Virgina plan create?
a) State House of Representatives b) Senate c) Congress d) House of Representatives
What did the New Jersey plan create?
a) State Senate b) House of Representatives c) Senate d) Congress
The 3/5ths compromise was the solution to which problem?
a) Slavery b) Representation in the Senate c) population of a state d) Votes per state
The_______ compromise decided that each slave would be counted as ......
a) half a person b) 3/5ths a person c) 2/5ths of a person d) 5 People
What is the Virginia Plan?
a) A plan that said each state should get votes towards federal decisions based on population. b) A plan that said each state should get votes towards federal decisions based on equal number of votes c) A plan that said each state should not get a vote at all. d) A plan that said we should not have a federal government but just state governments.
What is the New Jersey plan?
a) A plan that said each state should get votes towards federal decisions based on population. b) A plan that said each state should get votes towards federal decisions based on an equal number of votes per state c) A plan that said we should only have state governments. d) A plan that said states should not get a vote at all.
What was the compromise between the NJ and VA Plans?
a) They used both plans and created a bicameral legislative branch. b) They said that states can have a bicameral legislative branch but the federal government will just have one. c) They said the federal government will be bicameral but states should be unicameral. d) They did not come to a compromise.
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