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  1. Thomas Jefferson's phrase "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" was a modification of John Locke's phrase "Life, liberty, and...
  2. The primary author of the Declaration of Independence
  3. During the colonial period,
  4. The Declaration of independence was a
  5. Opposition to ratification of the Constitution was based on the belief that it would
  1. a property
  2. b colonists had no representation in Parliament; boycotted British goods; formed First Continental Congress
  3. c document declaring american independence from Britain
  4. d was Thomas Jefferson
  5. e be too much change

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. can revolt against the government if necessary
  2. laws are determined by an innate moral sense
  3. special conventions in each state
  4. it was a core idea and the main focus
  5. all people are equal

5 True/False Questions

  1. Beginning in 1781, the United States was governed under thespecial conventions in each state

          

  2. How has the Electoral College changed from the original intent of the framers?keep most of the government beyond the control of the majority; separate the powers of different institution

          

  3. In order to put the national economy on sound footing, the Constitution obligated teh new government to _________ all the government debts incurred under the Constitutional Congress.create a policy for

          

  4. Reflecting the natural rights philosophy, the Declaration of Independence stated that governments derive their just powers fromwas Thomas Jefferson

          

  5. According to the Constitution, each state was entitled to how many senators?special conventions in each state

          

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