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U.S. History Packet Questions Day 3
Terms in this set (31)
The protection of individual freedoms from the fed. gov. was a demand for the addition of what component to the Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
The following quote, attributed to Patrick Henry, indicates his strong position as an Anti-Federalist. What were the Anti-Federalists opposed to in 1787?
ratification of the Constitution
Arguments for the ratification of the Constitution can be found in what historical documents?
Declaration of Independence
The following cartoon from 1788, titled "The GLORIOUS [FABRIC]", is supporting what political position in New Hampshire?
Anti-Federalist position to vote against ratification
How would the "3/5 Compromise" affect Virginia, the most populous slave state in 1790?
Virginia would have 3/5 of the total representation in Congress.
The Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights heavily influenced what provision in the US Constitution?
executive authority over taxation
What do columns A and B represent, respectively?
colonial grievances and constitutional provisions
Which of the following quotes did not come from The Federalist Papers in support of ratification of the Constitution?
"I had rather be a free citizen of the small republic of Massachusetts, than an oppressed subject of the great American empire."
Anti-Federalists argued all of the following except:
The national legislative and executive branches are not given enough power
The following quotes from Thomas Jefferson indicates that he supports what political position in 1788?
"Our country is too large to have all affairs directed by a single government"
James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were instrumental in writing essays supporting what cause?
Ratifying the Constitution
The name given to the first ten original amendments to the US Constitution
Bill of Rights
A set of essays written in support of the ratification of the Constitution
The Federalists Papers
People who argued against the ratification of the Constitution because it weakened states' rights
The author of the majority of The Federalists Papers
Constitutional provision that ensures no single branch of government has complete authority
Separation of Powers
1786 revolt in Massachusetts that revealed a need for a national army
Freedoms granted to people and protected by the government
An agreement of governance that created a bond between states for foreign affairs, but could not tax or raise an army
Articles of Confederation
An agreement between the states that created two houses of Congress based on both state population and equal representation for each state
The Great Compromise
Opening statement of the Constitution that sets its purpose
Process by which each state had to approve the Constitution in order to establish the fed. gov.
Political philosophy that federal laws should be made by elected representatives
An Anti-Federalist statesman that argued in defense of states' rights
An agreement that states could count their slave population as a fraction in comparison to their free population for the purpose of representation and taxation
People who argued for the ratification of the Constitution
Idea that government should not be unrestricted in authority over individuals
A Federalist known as the "Father of the US Constitution"
Gathering of representatives in 1787 in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation
The principle that the authority of the government is created and sustained by the consent of its people
An Anti-Federalist that was instrumental in creating the Bill of Rights