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AHTG Final Vocab 1 Test

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  1. Confederation
  2. Constitutional Mechanism
  3. Ordinance of 1784
  4. Benjamin Franklin
  5. Lame duck
  1. a Defensive alliance among sovereign equals.
  2. b Parts of Constitution that help organize and control power.
  3. c One of most well-known Founders, leading printer, scientist, inventor, ad diplomat. Helped secure France as an ally during Revolutionary War.
  4. d Time between election of a new political official and when they take office. Refers to outgoing officials lack of power.
  5. e Plan of Thomas Jefferson to organize the national domain into discrete territories along with a three-stage development of government institutions. Never took effect.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 16th President. Sought to end slavery and preserve the Union. Signed Emancipation Proclamation and delivered Gettysburg Address.
  2. Primary framer of Constitution, proposed 3/5 Compromise, also key in PA's ratification of Constitution.
  3. Part of compromise where 3 out of 5 slaves count as part of state population for taxation and representation.
  4. 32nd President. Served four terms, only U.S. President to serve more than two terms. Exuberant public personality helped bolster nation's confidence as struggled through the Depression.
  5. Called for systematic survey of the Northwest Territory and division into mile-square plots and organization into townships.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Andrew Jackson4th President. "Father of the Constitution". Co-authored The federalist with Hamilton and Jay, helped Jefferson create the Democratic-Republican Party.


  2. McCullough v. MarylandSupreme Court case in which power of federal government expanded by broad interpretation of the commerce cause.


  3. FactionWhen city-state or nation has multiple factions that compete against each other. Madison felt that extended republic would prevent factionalism from leading to tyranny because no faction could be large enough to dominate.


  4. Roger B. TaneyCT delegate who proposed great compromise.


  5. 14th AmendmentDefined citizenship and overturned 3/5 compromise for slaves when determining representation, repudiated Confederate debts, and prohibited Confederate leaders from holding public office.


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