5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Great Compromise
- Legislative Branch
- Virginia Plan
- a the branch of government that makes the laws.
- b Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.
- c Opposed 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
- d Compromise 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
- e Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single-chamber congress in which each state had one vote. This created a conflict with representation between bigger states, who wanted control befitting their population, and smaller states, who didn't want to be bullied by larger states.
- part of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris
- the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
- The branch of government that interprets laws
- the branch of government that carries out or enforces laws
5 True/False Questions
Republic → Introduction to the Constitution
Northwest Ordinance → part of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris
Marbury vs. Madison → 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
Bill of Rights → The first ten amendments to the Constitution
Lewis and Clark Expedition → 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