5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Federalist Papers
- Dred Scott
- Procedures for amendments
- a They opposed the ratification of the Constitution because it gave more power to the federal government and less to the states, and because it did not ensure individual rights. Many wanted to keep the Articles of Confederation. The Antifederalists were instrumental in obtaining passage of the Bill of Rights as a prerequisite to ratification of the Constitution in several states. After the ratification of the Constitution, the Antifederalists regrouped as the Democratic-Republican (or simply Republican) party.
- b An amendment to the Constitution may be proposed if 2/3 of Congress or 2/3 of state legislatures vote for it. The amendment may then be added to the Constitution by a 3/4 vote of state legislatures or state conventions.
- c Slave that unsuccessfully sued for his freedom
- d the government holes all or nearly all of the political power and means of production (used to be Soviet Union)
- e This collection of essays by John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, explained the importance of a strong central government. It was published to convince New York to ratify the Constitution.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the right to vote
- opponents of a strong central government who campaigned against the ratification of the Constitution in favor of a confederation of independant states
- Path followed by Cherokees when they were forced off their lands
- The 1787 Northwest Ordinance defined the process by which new states could be admitted into the Union from the Northwest Territory. He ordinance forbade slavery in the territory but allowed citizens to vote on the legality of slavery once statehood had been established. The Northwest Ordinance was the most lasting measure of the national government under the Articles of Confederation
- a strategy that involves countries going to the verge of war without actually going to war
5 True/False questions
Conscription → the growth of cities
Gross Domestic Product → 1862 - provided free land in the west as long as the person would settle there and make improvements in five years
Manifest Destiny → the belief in a single god or power
Currier & Ives → United States lithographer who (with his partner James Ives) produced thousands of prints signed 'Currier & Ives' (1813-1888)
federalism → a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments