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5 Matching questions

  1. Marbury vs. Madison
  2. Treaty of Paris, 1783
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. Anti-Federalists
  5. tariff
  1. a Case in which the supreme court first asserted th power of Judicial review - Supreme court can declare laws unconsitutional
  2. b 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
  3. c a government tax on imports or exports
  4. d The first ten amendments to the Constitution
  5. e Treaty Between England and the Colonies , formally ended the American Revolutionary War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. The official army of the colonies, created by second continental congress and led by George Washington
  3. Introduction to the Constitution
  4. Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  5. an expedition sent by Thomas Jefferson to explore the northwestern territories of the United States

5 True/False questions

  1. Executive Branchthe branch of government that carries out or enforces laws


  2. Northwest TerritoryThe 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


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


  4. Judicial Branchthe power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional


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