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Unit 4 Test

November 11 Unit 4 Test

Why is the year 1787 significant to American History? The Constitution was ratified.
What were the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? Gave too much state power, and not enough to the National Government.
The three-fifths compromise at the Constitutional Confederation concerned what major issue? Counting slaves for taxation and representation.
What was the result of the Great Compromise? Each state- two senators House of Representatives- number based on population.
What colonial grievance led to the third amendment in the Constitution? Quartering soldiers
The Philadelphia Convention of 1787 is considered a part of what era? Confederation and Constitution
The Federalist Papers were written in support of what issue? Strong national government/the Constitution
In return for their support of the Constitution, Anti-Federalists insisted upon what being placed in the Constitution? A Bill of Rights
What right is guaranteed protection by the fourth amendment to the constitution? No unlawful searches and seizures
Place these events in the proper sequence: A. Election of the first President of the U.S. B. British forces are defeated and the Revolutionary War ends C. Second Continental Congress meets D. Philadelphia Convention begins C. Second Continental Congress meets B. British forces and defeated and the Revolutionary War ends D. Philadelphia Convention begins A. Election of the first President of the U.S.
"For transporting us beyond the seas to be tried for pretend offenses." - How did the Founding Fathers address this grievance in the Constitution? Amendment 6
List the powers granted by the Articles of Confederation. National Government has the power to wage war, make peace, sign treaties, and coin money.
Place the names under the appropriate heading: Alexander Hamilton Patrick Henry George Mason James Madison Strong National Government: Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison Weak National Government: Patrick Henry, and George Madison
What freedom expressed by the Constitution is Thomas Jefferson speaking of in the following quote? "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent". - Thomas Jefferson Amendment 1
During the Constitutional Convention the Virginia plan called for what proposal? 3 Branches of Government
What was the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut and why are they important? Document the set laws and expanded the idea of Representative Government/First written Constitution
Define Federalism: A system of Government where powers are shared between National and State Government
Who is described below? -Washington's assistant -Member of the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention -1st Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton
What allows the Constitution to adapt to modern times? Amendments
Republic: Government in which people elect representatives to govern for them.
Parliamentary: Shared powers between elected and appointed members
Confederation: A league of friendship between states united for a common purpose
Monarchy: Rule by one person
What are the first amendments to the Constitution called? Bill of Rights
How does the Constitution provide for the Government to be checked and balanced? It has 3 branches of government, none of which overpower the other.
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