5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Executive Branch
- Legislative Branch
- Great Compromise
- Lewis and Clark Expedition
- a Opposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution b/c it gave too much power to the national govt at the expense of the state govts and it lacked a bill of rights
- b the branch of government that carries out or enforces laws
- c an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States
- d Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states would have equal representation in one house of the legislature and representation based on population in the other house
- e the branch of government that makes the laws.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a government tax on imports or exports
- Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single-chamber congress in which each state had one vote. This created a conflict with representation between bigger states, who wanted control befitting their population, and smaller states, who didn't want to be bullied by larger states.
- Treaty Between England and the Colonies , formally ended the American Revolutionary War
- the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
- territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million during Jefferson's Presidency
5 True/False questions
Northwest Ordinance → part of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris
Bill of Rights → Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.
XYZ Affair → incident of the late 1790s in which French secret agents demanded a bribe and a loan to France in lieu of negotiating a dispute John Adams was president
Continental Army → persons appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
Alien and Sedition Acts → Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.