5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Bill of Rights
- Marbury vs. Madison
- a Introduction to the Constitution
- b The first ten amendments to the Constitution
- c Case in which the supreme court first asserted th power of Judicial review - Supreme court can declare laws unconsitutional
- d British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million during Jefferson's Presidency
- Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
- the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
- 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
- nation that works with another nation for a common purpose
5 True/False Questions
Treaty of Paris, 1783 → 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
Legislative Branch → the branch of government that makes the laws.
Three Fifths Compromise → agreement at the constitutional Convention that 3/5 of the slaves in any state be counted in its population
New Jersey Plan → 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.
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