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In the final years of the Revolutionary War, ___________emerged as the most influential figure in the government
The United States departed from the colonial policies of Great Britain by:
promising equal statehood to all unsettled western territory
Which of the following was NOT part of the Northwest Ordinance?
New states formed from the Northwest Territory had to allow Indians "perpetual representation" in the state governments
The plan presented by Reverend Cather of the Ohio Company was to settle the Northwest with:
An ongoing source of American tension toward the British was
British forts along the Canadian border
One serious economic problem under the Articles of Confederation was
the differing tariff policies of the states
The Annapolis Convention of 1786
grew out of discussion among the states about commercial cooperation
At the outset of the Constitutional Convention, whom did the delegates unanimously elect as president of the convention?
The Constitution addressed slavery by
stating that the African slave trade could not be banned before 1808
The Founding Fathers viewed the most "democratic" branch of the government as the
House of Representatives
According to the Constitution, the president has the authority to do all the following EXCEPT
resign and choose his successor
The Constitution was to be considered ratified as soon as it had been approved by
nine of the states
Charles Beard's study of the Constitution
described the selfish economic interests of the men who wrote it
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