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Under the land ordinance of 1785 the government created a system to divide the land into things called _________ that were _____ miles wide.
a) Townships, 6
b) Townships, 1
c) Counties, 1
d) Counties, 6

Which state was the first to add a bill of rights to their state Constitution?
a) VA
b) PA
c) MA
d) SC

One major weakness of the Articles of Confederation was...
a) It gave the president a veto power
b) It created the Northwest Ordinance
c) It created a very limited federal government
d) It allowed the government to tax without the permission of the president

Why did some people oppose ratification of the Constitution
a) It did not include protection of individual rights
b) It eliminated state governments
c) It made slavery illegal
d) It failed to include checks and balances

One obstacle to approving the Article of Confederation was that
a) Most states objected to a 1 house legislature
b) Some states did not want to give up their claims to western lands
c) Most states wanted to remain independent
d) States wanted the right to print their own money

Under the Articles of Confederation, how many branches of government were there at the National level?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

After the Constitution was ratified, many people wanted to add a portion explaining what rights and liberties would be protected by the government. This document is called...
a) The Constitution
b) The Articles of Confederation
c) The Declaration of Independence
d) The Bill of Rights

_____ established a system for governing new territories.
a) The Northwest Ordinance
b) Articles of Confederation
c) The Declaration of Independence
d) The Constitution

Once the Constitution was written it had to be approved. Which of the following terms means to approve a document?
a) Execute
b) Ratify
c) Compromise
d) Legislate

The first plan for the new nation of the United States was called...
a) The Articles of Confederation
b) The Bill of Rights
c) The Constitution
d) The Mayflower Compact

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