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Tri 1 Final Test Mr. K
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Why was the battle of Saratoga a turning point for the Patriots?
The Patriots gained the support of France and Spain.
At the same time the Declaration of Independence was written a committee created a deal for the new country with the motto, "E pluribus unum." What does this mean?
"Out of many, one."
How did the Great Compromise resolve debate over state representation in the federal government?
By deciding individually on the number of delegates each state would have.
What is a federal system of government designed to do?
Divide powers between states and national government.
Why did the Declaration of Independence raise question about slavery?
It conveyed a message that was not consistent with the practice of slavery.
What events led to the Patriots' defeat of the British at Yorktown?
Charles Cornwallis moved his troops in hopes of maintaining communications with the British Navy.
How does the president check the power of the legislative branch?
By vetoing Laws.
Which battle is considered the first battle of the Revolutionary War?
The battle of Lexington.
The Second Continental Congress drafted the Articles of Confederation, what did the Articles of Confederation establish?
The first National Government of the U.S.
What problem did anti-federalists have with the constitution?
They felt they had too much power.
What is the electoral college?
A body of delegates from each state that cast votes for presidents.
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