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One major weakness of the Confederation was that it could not deal with…
a) drawing maps
b) new states
c) Native Americans
d) the nations finances

What is the plan put forth by the big states for representation in both houses of the legislative branch to be based on population?
a) New Jersey Plan
b) Rhode Island Plan
c) Virginia Plan
d) North Carolina Plan

What is the plan put forth by the small states for equal representation in the legislative branch with one house and everyone getting one vote
a) New Jersey Plan
b) Rhode Island Plan
c) Virginia Plan
d) North Carolina Plan

What was America's first constitution called?
a) Mayflower Compact
b) Bill of Rights
c) US Constitution
d) Articles of Confederation

The delegates, who met in Philadelphia in 1787, are called ____________________.
a) Founding Fathers
b) Constitution Cousins
c) United States Sons
d) Framing Fathers

The branch of the government that deals with the court system is called the…
a) executive
b) legislative
c) judical
d) constitutional

The branch of the government that is headed by the president is called the…
a) executive
b) legislative
c) judicial
d) constitutional

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees all of the following EXCEPT…
a) freedom of speech
b) freedom of press
c) freedom of assembly
d) the right to bear arms

The first ten amendments to the Constitution are also called…
a) the preamble
b) the articles
c) the Bill of Rights
d) Rights of man

How many senators does each state have?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

A state’s representation in the House of Representatives is based…
a) on the number of that state's electors for preident
b) the size of that state's popultion
c) a ruling by the state's supreme court
d) an appointment by the president

The division of powers between the national government and the states is a...
a) localism
b) federalism
c) feudalism
d) nationalism

What does the Electoral College do?
a) appoints justices to the Supreme Court
b) nominates candidates for vice-president
c) decides on the number of senators from each state
d) chooses the president of the United States

What famous essays provided arguments for the ratification of the United States Constitution?
a) The Alien and Sedition Acts
b) The Federalist Papers
c) The Monroe Doctorine
d) The Treat of Ghent

What keeps any one branch of government from gaining too much power?
a) voting on a bill
b) vetoing
c) checks and balances
d) the executive branch

Which is a unique power of the executive branch of the United States government?
a) the power to declare a law unconstitutional
b) the power to build state universities
c) the power to declare war
d) the power to veto laws

The Articles of Confederation placed most the power of government in the hands of the…
a) States
b) Governors
c) President
d) Congress

What was the name of the compromise that the north and the south came to on the issue of slaves counting for population and taxes?
a) The Great Compromise
b) Compromise of 1812
c) Tax Revenue Act
d) The 3/5 Compromise

What plan was a compromise between the big and small states which had a two house legislature with one group, House of Representatives, based on population and the other, the Senate, based on each state getting two people with two votes?
a) The Great Compromise
b) Compromise of 1812
c) 3/5 Compromise
d) Agreement of 1787

The Articles of Confederation was replaced with a document that…
a) allowed one state to tax another state
b) required states to make their own money
c) gave the national government more power
d) prevented the national government from raising an army

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