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The protection of individual freedoms from the federal government was a demand for the addition of what component to the Constitution?
a) Process of Ratification b) Separation of Power c) Preamble d) The Bill of Rights
What were the AntiFederalists opposed to in 1787?
a) F. ratification of the Constitution b) G. slave ownership c) H. states’ rights d) J. local control of government
Arguments for the ratification of the Constitution can be found in what historical document(s)?
a) A. The Article of Confederation b) B. The Federalist Papers c) C. Declaration of Independence d) D. The Bill of Rights
How would the “Three-Fifths Compromise” affect Virginia, the most populous slave state in 1790?
a) It would allow for the slave population of Virginia to count equally in federal taxation and representation. b) Virginia would have three-fifths of the total representation in Congress. c) Three-fifths of the slave population would count toward determining federal taxation and representation. d) Three-fifths of the slave population must be set free in order to ratify the Constitution.
The Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights heavily influenced what provision in the US Constitution?
a) F. Individual rights b) G. congressional approval of all taxes c) H. executive authority over taxation d) J. equal congressional representation
Which of the following quotes did not come from The Federalist Papers in support of ratification of the Constitution?
a) I had rather be a free citizen of the small republic of Massachusetts, than an oppressed subject of the great American empir b) “The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the State c) . “To all general purposes we have uniformly been one people each individual citizen everywhere enjoying the same national ri d) “You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself.”
Anti-Federalists argued all of the following except:
a) The US Supreme Court should not be able to overturn decisions made in the state courts. b) The federal government is given too much control over local affairs. c) Individual rights should be given priority over government authority. d) The national legislative and executive branches are not given enough power.
The following quote from Thomas Jefferson indicates that he supports what political position in 1788? “Our country is too large to have all affairs directed by a single government.” – Thomas Jefferson
a) Ratification b) Republicanism c) Anti-Federalism d) Federalism
James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were instrumental in writing essays supporting what cause?
a) Creating strong state governments b) Protecting the rights of individual land ownership c) Ratifying the Constitution d) Westward expansion
An agreement of governance that created a bond between states for foreign affairs, but could not tax or raise an army
a) Constitution b) Bill of Rights c) The Federalists Papers d) Articles of Confederation
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