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History Unit 4 Quiz 2
Colonists Establish a Government
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Which of the following events occurred first, second, and third?
Declaration of Independence; Constitutional Convention; Bill of Rights
Congress authorized him to print Bibles
something that cannot be separated from you
teaches that people give rights to themselves
a time when money loses its value
to refuse to buy or sell
the president of Constitutional Convention
According to the Declaration of Independence, God gives everyone the following rights EXCEPT:
What did the Second Continental Congress accomplish?
conducted the Revolution, voted for independence
made an alliance with France, and made a peace treaty with England
What were the weaknesses of the national government under the Articles of Confederation?
large states wanted more voting power than small states, no executive branch, no national court system, and no power to levy taxes
What are the powers of the Federal government under the Constitution?
make treaties with foreign nations, coin money, raise taxes, and maintain army and navy
Name two of the reasons mentioned in the Preamble for writing the Constitution.
They wanted to form a perfect union and establish justice
The freedoms mentioned in the First Amendment are:
freedom of religion, the right to assemble peacefully, freedom of the press, and the right to free speech
Who was the author of the Declaration of Independence?
explains, interprets the laws
enforces the laws
makes the laws
The -----party formed to support the Constitution, while the ------- party formed to oppose the Constitution.
The approval of two-thirds of the states is required to make an amendment to the Constitution.
To increase inflation, the British counterfeited
money during the Revolutionary War.
The Declaration of Independence was printed
and distributed for the people to read.
John Hancock was president of
the Second Continental Congress.
The greatest attack against ratification of the Constitution was
that it did not have a Bill of Rights for the people.
According to the Constitution, you can
only be tried once for the same crime.
refused to attend the Constitutional Convention
its congress favored the big states
its congress favored the small states
New Jersey Plan
did not sign the Constitution
its vote made the Constitution legal
the introduction of the Constitution
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