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Constitution - USI.7B.

The ____________________ decided how many votes each state would have in the Senate and the House of Representatives.
a) Bill of Rights
b) Constitution
c) Great Compromise
d)

The ______________ Branch interprets the laws.
a) Executive
b) Judicial
c) Legislative
d)

The ____________ Branch makes the laws.
a) Executive
b) Judicial
c) Legislative
d)

The _____________ Branch carries out (enforces) the laws.
a) Executive
b) Judicial
c) Legislative
d)

The structure of the new national government included ______________ separate branches of government.
a) one
b) two
c) three
d)

Delegates debated over how large and small states should be _______________ in the new government.
a) formed
b) split up
c) represented
d) taxed

_____________________ became known as the “Father of the Constitution.”
a) John Adams
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) Thomas Jefferson
d) James Madison

Delegates debated over how much _____________ should be given to the new national government.
a) power
b) money
c) attention
d)

George Washington was elected president of the _________________ Convention.
a) Colonial
b) Constitutional
c) Articles of Confederation
d)

State delegates met in _________________ and decided not to revise the Articles of Confederation but to write a new constitution.
a) Boston
b) New York
c) Philadelphia
d) Richmond

________________ in the Articles of Confederation led to the effort to draft a new constitution.
a) Strengths
b) Weaknesses
c) Confusion
d)

The Constitution of the United States of America established a _____________ system of government based on power being shared between the national and state governments.
a) democratic
b) monarch
c) federal
d)

A minimum of ___________ of the thirteen states had to vote in favor of the Constitution before it could become law.
a) five
b) nine
c) eleven
d) thirteen

Based on the Virginia Declaration of Rights (George Mason) and the Virginia Statute for ____________ Freedom (Thomas Jefferson)
a) Economic
b) Religious
c) Social
d)

The first __________ amendments of the Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights.
a) five
b) ten
c) fifteen
d) twenty

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