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5 Matching questions

  1. Society of Cincinnati
  2. The "Great Compromise" in the constitutional convention provided that
  3. Sections
  4. President
  5. Despite the Revolutions emphasis on human rights and equality, the founding fathers failed to abolish slavery because
  1. a the offical under the new constitution who would be commander in cheif of the armed forces, appoint judges and other officals, and have the power to veto legislation
  2. b an exclusive order of military officers that aroused strong democratic opposition
  3. c there would be representation by population in the house of representaives but equal representation of all states in the senate
  4. d of their political fear that a fight over slavery would destroy fragile national unity
  5. e one-square mile areas, thirty six of which composed a township, with one area set aside for the support of schools

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a legislative branch
  2. a failed revolt in 1786 by poor debtor farmers that raised fears of mobocracy
  3. the increasing separation of church and state
  4. forced the adoption of the great compromise which required a bicameral legislature with two different bases of representation
  5. The first constitutional government of the united states

5 True/False questions

  1. Attempts to establish strong governments in post-Revolutionary America were seriously hindered bythe revolutionary ideology that preached natural rights and suspicion of all governmental authority


  2. Antifederalist fears that the Constitution would destroy libertiesmade federalists promise to add a bill of rights to the Constitution


  3. Antifederalists generally found their greatest support amongthe poorer debtors and farmers


  4. Shays Rebellion contributed to the movement for a new constitution bymade possible the approval of the articles of confederation and the passage of two important laws governing western lands


  5. The greatest weakness of the government under the Articles of Confederation was thatit had no power to regulate commerce or collect taxes from the sovereign states