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Thomas Paine attacked King George III and called for a revolution to make the colonies independent, in a widely read pamphlet
a) Common Sense
b) Proclamation of 1763
c) Three-Fifth Compromise
d) Great Compromise

_______________ counted five slaves as three free people.
a) Great Compromise
b) Constitutional Convention
c) Intolerable Acts
d) Three-Fifths Compromise

___________ explained how a territory could become a state and made slavery against the law.
a) Proclamation of 1763
b) Great Compromise
c) Northwest Ordinance
d) Common Sense

A tax that not only taxed sugar, but many imported goods such as coffee and cloth was started by the _________________
a) Stamp Act
b) Quartering Act
c) Intolerable Act
d) Sugar Act

At the ____________ delegates met in Philadelphia to discuss how to change the Articles of Confederation.
a) Constitutional Convention
b) Three-Fifth Compromise
c) Articles of Conederation
d) Great Compromise

On July 4, 1776, members of the Continental Congress believed the colonist had the right to break away from Great Britain and become a free nation . This document, ________, describes charges against King George and declares the colonies independent.
a) Constitution
b) Great Compromise
c) Declaration of Independence
d) Northwest Ordinance

_______________ suggested by Roger Sherman that said Congress should be divided into 2 parts, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
a) Intolerable Acts
b) Great Compromise
c) Common Sense
d) Articles of Confederation

Each state has ____ Senators.
a) 11
b) 7
c) 5
d) 2

How many representatives each state can send to the House of Representatives is
a) based on President
b) based on the Three-Fifth Compromise
c) based on state population
d) based on the Declaration of Independence

King George III ordered a _____________ which put a tax on paper goods, to help pay for the French and Indian War.
a) Sugar Act
b) Intolerable Act
c) Virginia Act
d) Stamp Act

The _______________ were passed by the British Parliament, which restricted the rights of citizens of Boston.
a) Intolerable Acts
b) Stamp Act
c) Sugar Act
d) Quartering Act

___________ was to separate the government into three parts.
a) New Jersey Plan
b) Virginia Plan
c) Common Sense
d) Legislative Branch

On September 17, 1787, the writers of the _____________ set up a fairer form of government and to secure peace and freedom, to set up the 3 branches of government, and note the responsibilities of the state and federal government.
a) Constitution
b) Declaration of Independence
c) Great Compromise
d) Quartering Act

The _____________ is the introductory paragraph of the Constitution that lists the goals for the country.
a) Proclamation
b) Declaration
c) Bill of Rights
d) Preamble

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