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New Nation

All of the first five presidents were from Virginia except for which one? John Adams
During his administration, a two party political system was established. John Adams
Who was president when the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution? George Washington
Who was president during the War of 1812? James Madison
Who was president when plans for the new national capital in Washington DC were developed? George Washington
Who was an African American surveyor and astronomer who developed the plans for Washington DC? Benjamin Banneker
The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the: Constitution
Who designed Washington DC? Benjamin Banneker
Who wrote the Monroe Doctrine? James Monroe
Who was the fifth president of the United States? James Monroe
Who was the second president of the United States? John Adams
Who was the third president of the US? Thomas Jefferson
Who was the fourth president of the US? James Madison
Which document warned European nations not to interfere in the western hemisphere? Monroe Doctrine
Which of the first five presidents was from Boston? John Adams
Who wrote the document that warned European nations that the US was a nation to be respected and feared? James Madison
______________ and the first five presidents made decisions that established a strong government that helped the nation grow in size and power. Congress
Who bought the land west of the Mississippi from France? Thomas Jefferson
Who explored the Louisiana Purchase land? Lewis and Clark
Which country previously owned the land that was part of the Louisiana Purchase? France
How many basic weaknesses were there in the Articles of the Confederation? five
The Articles gave Congress no power to tax or: regulate commerce
The Articles provided for a _________ national government. weak
The Articles of Confederation provided for no executive or ___________ branch. judicial
Congress is a ___________ part legislature. two
Congress is the legislative branch that is made up of the Senate and __________. House of Representative
The judicial branch is the: Supreme Court
The executive branch: carries out the laws
State delegates met in ___________ for the Constitutional Convention. Philadelphia
Who was elected president of the Constitutional convention? George Washington
Delegates debated over how much power should be give to the new national government and how large and small _____________ should be represented in the new government. states
What was the structure of the new national government that was decided at the Constitutional Convention? three branches
What was the only branch of government that was provided by the Articles of Confederation? legislative
This decided how many votes each sate would have in the Senate and in the House. The Great Compromise
How many Representatives are from each state? It depends on population
How many Senators from each state? Two
The Constitution was ratified when ________ of the states voted in its favor. Nine
Who wrote the VA Declaration of Rights? George Mason
Who wrote the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom? Thomas Jefferson
The VA Declaration of Rights and this document were both used to help frame the Bill of Rights. Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom
What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called? The Bill of Rights
The delegates decided not to revise the Articles but instead to _____________ a completely new constitution. draft
The Constitution established a _____________ system of government based on power being shared between the national and state governments. Federal
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