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Ch 7 Test US History

A More Perfect Union Chapter 7

Answer Question
slavery The American Revolution brought into focus the contradiction between the American battle for liberty and this.
nine Convention delegates agreed that the Constitution must be approved by how many states?
Virginia Plan This plan called for representation based on population?
farmers’ land Shay's Rebellion forced courts to close so judges could not take away what?
Legislative Branch The branch of the government that makes the laws is called the
Executive Branch The branch of the government that is headed by the president is called the _______.
elected representatives The Americans formed a republic, a government in which citizens rule through what?
Great Compromise Convention delegates broke the deadlock between large and small state when they approved this.
Rhode Island Which state was last to ratify the Constitution?
John Locke The belief that all people have a right to life, liberty and property was promoted by this philosopher
deny rights Those who opposed the Constitution feared the national government would do this
new states One of the Confederation's accomplishments was an arrangement for the settlement of ________.
tax One major weakness of the Confederation was it lack the power to __________
 judicial branch The branch of government that deals with the courts
Northwest Territory What was the single territory that was created out of the lands north of the Ohio River and East of the Mississippi River
Shay's Rebellion After hearing about _______ George Washington was willing to revise the Articles of Confederation.
Constitutional Convention The presence of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington guaranteed public trust in the ______________.
slavery Many white Southerners feared the economic difficulties that would arise if this no longer existed.
1808 In order to keep the Southern states part of the nation, Northern states agreed to prevent Congress from interfering with slavery before _________.
Depression The United States went through an economic _____________ after the American Revolution.
Anti-Federalist They favored local government controlled more closely by the people
framers The term for the men who shaped the Constitution
Federalist A supporter of the Constitution
checks and balances The system that keeps any one branch of government from gaining too much power.
Electoral College This is the indirect method of electing the President.
New Jersey Plan This plan called for representation to be the same for each state
vountary Under the Articles of Confederation the military was
decreased What happened to the value of money during the American Revolution?
no power to tax Why couldn't congress pay the war debts?
imported goods Robert Morris proposed a tax on this, to pay the national debt.
Paris Where did Benjamin Franklin and the other leaders, sign the Peace Treaty with Great Britain?
Created by: Ms Plyler