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5 Matching Questions

  1. Three Fifths Compromise
  2. New Jersey Plan
  3. Lewis and Clark Expedition
  4. ally
  5. Preamble
  1. a 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.
  2. b an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States
  3. c agreement at the constitutional Convention that 3/5 of the slaves in any state be counted in its population
  4. d Introduction to the Constitution
  5. e nation that works with another nation for a common purpose

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million during Jefferson's Presidency
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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. A series of laws that sought to restrict the activities of people who opposed Federalist policies during John Adams presidency

5 True/False Questions

  1. Judicial Reviewthe power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional


  2. XYZ Affairincident of the late 1790s in which French secret agents demanded a bribe and a loan to France in lieu of negotiating a dispute John Adams was president


  3. Cabinetpersons appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers


  4. Judicial BranchThe branch of government that interprets laws


  5. Bill of RightsThe first ten amendments to the Constitution


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