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5 Matching questions

  1. Louisiana Purchase
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Cabinet
  5. Federalists
  1. a persons appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
  2. b 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.
  3. c The first ten amendments to the Constitution
  4. d territory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million during Jefferson's Presidency
  5. e a protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Introduction to the Constitution
  2. 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
  3. Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  4. an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States
  5. The 1787 Northwest Ordinance defined the process by which new states could be admitted into the Union from the Northwest Territory. He ordinance forbade slavery in the territory but allowed citizens to vote on the legality of slavery once statehood had been established. The Northwest Ordinance was the most lasting measure of the national government under the Articles of Confederation

5 True/False questions

  1. Three Fifths Compromiseagreement at the constitutional Convention that 3/5 of the slaves in any state be counted in its population


  2. Articles of Confederationthis document, the nations first constitution, was adopted by the second continental congress in 1781 during the revolution. the document was limited because states held most of the power, and congress lacked the power to tax, regulate trade, or control coinage


  3. impressmentBritish practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service


  4. Legislative Branchthe branch of government that carries out or enforces laws


  5. Continental Armypersons appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers