Creating A Constitution Question Preview (ID: 18206)

The Following Serves As Review For The Civics Chapter On Creating The Constitution.[print questions]

On what point did the Framers of the Constitution agree upon?
a) All
b) Information about the convention should be secret
c) The new government should be limited
d) The Articles of Confederation were not successful

What is the name of the system by which we elect our President?
a) Executive Decision
b) Voters College
c) Electoral College
d) Quorum

What is the plan for our government?
a) The Bill of Rights
b) The Preamble
c) The Amendments
d) The Articles

What are changes made to the Constitution?
a) Amendments
b) Corallaries
c) Articles
d) Bills

Which of the following is a branch of government?
a) Judicial
b) All
c) Executive
d) Legislative

What the powers that are shared by the federal and state governments called?
a) Reserved
b) Concurrent
c) Quorum
d) Articles

Where was the Constitutional Convention held?
a) Philadelphia
b) New York
c) Washington
d) Boston

What means to accuse an official of a crime?
a) Elect
b) Impeach
c) Ratify
d) Instigate

What plan for the Constitution gave equality in representation to all states?
a) Virginia Plan
b) New Jersey Plan
c) Marshall Plan
d) Articles of Confederation

What was the compromise called that created a bicameral leglislature?
a) Great Compromise
b) 3/5 Compromise
c) Treaty of Compromise
d) 2/3 Compromise

What showed that the Articles and Confederation were not going to last as a plan for government?
a) The Preamble
b) The Declaration of Independence
c) Bacon's Rebellion
d) Shay's Rebellion

What was the first plan for government for the United States?
a) The Articles of Confederation
b) The Declaration of Independence
c) The Constitution
d) The Preamble

Who is known as the Father of the Constitution?
a) George Washington
b) James Madison
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) John Adams

In what section of the Constitution do we find the goals?
a) Preamble
b) Articles
c) Amendments
d) Bill of Rights

Who is the Executive Branch of government?
a) The Congress
b) The Supreme Court
c) The President
d) The Govenor

How did the different branches of government limit each other?
a) Federalism
b) Electoral College
c) Constitutionalism
d) Checks and Balances

For what issue did the 3/5 compromise settle?
a) Electing a President
b) Slavery
c) Representation
d) Ratification

What is the clause that allowed congress to make power to carry out its duties?
a) Necessary and Proper Clause
b) Elastic Clause
c) Both
d) None

Who is someone that did not support the ratification of the Constitution?
a) Anti-Federalist
b) Federalist
c) Constitutionalist
d) Anarchist

What did the Anti-Federalist want added to the Constitution?
a) Preamble
b) Articles
c) Bill of Rights
d) Amendments

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