← History Chapter 5 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Bill of Rights
- Great Compromise
- "The Federlist"
- Shay's Rebellion
- a supporters of the Costitution and of a srong national government.
- b the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, added in 1791 and consisting of a formal list of citizens' rights and freedoms.
- c the Constitutional Convention's agreement to establish a two-house national legislature, with all states having equal representation in one house and each state having representation based on its popuation in the other house.
- d an uprising o debt-ridden Mass farmers protesting increased state taxes in 1787.
- e a series of 85 essays defending the Contitution, appeared in New York newspapers between 1787 and 1788.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a law that established a procedure for the admission of new states to the Union.
- political leader from Connecticut, he suggested the Great Compromis.
- The branch of government that interprets laws and the Constitution.
- a law that established a plan for surveying and selling the federally owned lands west of the Appalachian Mountains.
- adocument, adopted by the Second Continental Congress in 1777 and finally approved by the states in 18, that outlined the form of government of the new United States.
5 True/False Questions
republic → the belief that government should be based on the consent oh the people.
checks and balances → the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws and enforces them.
ratification → the official approval of the Constitution, or of an amendment, by the states.
electoral college → A group selected by the states to elect the president and the vice-president, in which each state's number of electors is equal to the number of its senators and representatives in Congress.
executive branch → the branch of the United States government that is responsible for carrying out the laws and enforces them.