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5 Matching questions

  1. Judicial Branch
  2. Executive Branch
  3. impressment
  4. Legislative Branch
  5. Northwest Ordinance
  1. a the branch of government that carries out or enforces laws
  2. b British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
  3. c the branch of government that makes the laws.
  4. d 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
  5. e The branch of government that interprets laws

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. agreement at the constitutional Convention that 3/5 of the slaves in any state be counted in its population
  2. a protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy
  3. a government tax on imports or exports
  4. nation that works with another nation for a common purpose
  5. an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States

5 True/False questions

  1. Great Compromiseagreement at the constitutional Convention that 3/5 of the slaves in any state be counted in its population


  2. Articles of ConfederationOpposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution b/c it gave too much power to the national govt at the expense of the state govts and it lacked a bill of rights


  3. RepublicA form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting


  4. Treaty of Paris, 1783Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states would have equal representation in one house of the legislature and representation based on population in the other house


  5. PreambleIntroduction to the Constitution


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