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Civics and Economics Chapter 3 Section 1

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Which of the following men was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention who went on to become president of the United States?
a. James Madison
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. John Adams
d. Benjamin Franklin
a. James Madison
Which state chose not to take part in the Constitutional Convention?
a. Virginia
b. Pennsylvania
c. Rhode Island
d. Massachusetts
c. Rhode Island
Seven of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention had been
a. Continental Congress delegates
b. governors of their states
c. leaders in the Continental Army
d. signers of the Declaration of Independence
b. governors of their states
The participants at the convention agreed to keep all discussions
a. short
b. secret
c. civil
d. orderly
b. secret
According to the rules for conducting the convention, how many states had to have delegates present for meetings to be held?
a. five
b. six
c. seven
d. eight
c. seven
Who did delegates unanimously agree should preside over the Constitutional Convention?
a. Benjamin Franklin
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. John Adams
d. George Washington
d. George Washington
Although elected as a delegate, _____ opposed the Constitutional Convention and did not attend.
a. Thomas Jefferson
b. Patrick Henry
c. John Hancock
d. Charles Pinckney
b. Patrick Henry
_____ was a famous diplomat, writer, inventor, and scientist who attended the Constitutional Convention.
a. George Washington
b. Benjamin Franklin
c. Patrick Henry
d. John Adams
b. Benjamin Franklin
Because its leaders opposed a stronger central government, ____ was not represented at the Constitutional Convention.
a. Pennsylvania
b. George
c. Texas
d. Rhode Island
d. Rhode Island
Notable leader who was not at the Constitutional Convention
Thomas Jefferson
Delegate who kept a notebook of daily events
James Madison
at 81, the oldest delegate to the convention
Benjamin Franklin
delegate who presided over the convention
George Washington
delegate who was against the convention and did not attend
Patrick Henry