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the first constitution for the U.S.
a) Articles of Cofederation
b) Declaration of Independence
c) Mayflower Compact
d) Virginia Declaration of Rights

consisting of a single chamber as a legislative body
a) bicameral
b) unicameral
c) constitution
d) Bill of Rights

when more goods are coming into the country than going out of it
a) tariff
b) levy
c) trade deficit
d) depression

a nation under a cruel and oppressive government
a) tyranny
b) democracy
c) monarchy
d) democracy

a charge or fee imposed by the government on imports or exports
a) levy
b) amend
c) tariff
d) taxes

land that is not a state but is governed by the United States government
a) amend
b) territory
c) country
d) state

the authority of a state to govern
a) popular sovereignty
b) sovereignty
c) levy
d) democracy

the split of authority among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government
a) popular sovereignty
b) sovereignty
c) checks and balances
d) separation of powers

to approve or confirm
a) levy
b) ratify
c) amend
d) inflation

the opening section of the Constitution
a) articles
b) Bill of Rights
c) amendment
d) Preamble

authority of the people
a) popular sovereignty
b) sovereignty
c) democracy
d) constitution

to impose or raise
a) inflation
b) ratify
c) levy
d) depression

an agreement providinng a dual system of congressional representation
a) the Great Compromise
b) Constitution
c) Articles of Confederation
d) democracy

an economic condition characterized by high prices and a decrease in the value of money
a) depression
b) inflation
c) tarriff
d) taxes

No power to tax; No power to enforce laws; Created a weak national government; 9 states were needed to pass a law
a) Grievances against the King of England
b) Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
c) Weaknesses of the U.S. Constitution
d) Unalienable Rights

The Articles of Confederation had an executive branch and a judicial branch
a) Yes
b) No

The Articles of Confederation outlined this type of legislature
a) unicameral
b) bicameral

Maintaining a military; Entering into treaties and alliances; settling disputes between states; and, borrowing or creating money were powers held by __ as outlined by the Articles of Confederation
a) Congress
b) the President
c) the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
d) the largest state

this allowed Congress to take control of the land west of the Appalachian Mountains and sell it to pay off war debt
a) the Proclamation of 1763
b) the Northwest Ordinance
c) the Treaty of Versailles
d) the Declaration of Free Lands

Was slavery allowed in new states west of the Appalachian Mountains?
a) No
b) Yes

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