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the fledgling idealism of the Founding Fathers was sacrificed to political expediency. a fight over slavery would be bad
The Founding Fathers failed to eliminate slavery because...
worse of financially at the end of the shooting than at the start
The economic status of the average American at the end of the Revolutionary War was...
Regulate commerce or enforce its tax-collection program
The Articles of Confederation left Congress unable to...
the fact that impoverished back country farmers, many of them Revolutionary War veterans
Shay's Rebellion was provoked by...
"for the sole and express purpose of" revising the Articles of Confederation. IT WAS NOT TO MAKE THE CONSTITUTION
The Constitutional Convention was called to...
Alexander Hamilton. The rest were in France or something.
Which famous Founding Fatehr was present at the Constitutional Convention?
REpresentation in both houses of a bicamaeral Congress should be based on population.
The 'large-estate' plan put forward at the Convention was based on what?
The larger states were conceded representation by population in the House of Representatoves and the smaller states were appeased by equal representation in the Senate
The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention worked out an acceptable plan for what?
Under the Constitution, the president of hte United States was to be elected by a majority vote of the
The Constitutional Convention addressed the North-South controversy over slavery through the
draw up a bill of rights
One of hte first jobs facing the new government formed under the Constitution was to...
Alexander Hamiltion's Financial program for the economic development of the United States favored...
organized oppoisition to the government - especially a democratic government - based on populart consent - seemed tainted with disloyalty. Oppostition to the government affronted the spirit of national unity that the glorious cause of the revolution had inspired.
The Founding Fathers had not envisioned the existence of permanent political parties because they...
According to the Federalists, the duty of judging the unconstitutionality of legislation passed by Congress lay with...
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