Articles Of Confederation And Constitution Test

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  • 1. 
    How many members are there in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      435

    • B. 

      600,000

    • C. 

      400,000

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      60,000


  • 2. 
    The Land of Ordinance of 1785

  • 3. 
    Which branch do you feel is most powerful?  Which branch do you feel is the least powerful?

  • 4. 
    How many of both House and Senate are needed to override a veto?
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      4/5

    • D. 

      3/5


  • 5. 
    Which state was the last to ratify the essays supporting the Constitution?
    • A. 

      DE

    • B. 

      RI

    • C. 

      NY

    • D. 

      VA

    • E. 

      CA


  • 6. 
    Southern delegates said they would leave the union if...

  • 7. 
    Was Alexander Hamilton a federalist or anti-federalist?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No


  • 8. 
    What was Shay's Rebellion and who was it led by?

  • 9. 
    What is the group of people called between the House and the Senate called when they write a bill?

  • 10. 
    What was the New Jersey Plan?
    • A. 

      Proposed a new federal Constitution that would give supreme power to the central gov’t.

    • B. 

      Gave each state an equal number of votes, thus an equal voice, in the federal gov’t.

    • C. 

      A set of basic principles that determines the powers and duties of the gov’t.

    • D. 

      Passed in 1689; declared the supremacy of Parliament


  • 11. 
    The Northern and Southern states did not agree that slaves should not be counted as part of the population
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    Who is the Senate led by?

  • 13. 
    The president can make laws
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    1.       A justice of the Supreme Court has recently died.  How will his replacement be found?Executive:Judicial:

  • 15. 
    1.       The President has appointed Joseph Starr, a 55-year old banker, to be the next Secretary of the Treasury.Legislative:Judicial:

  • 16. 
    1.       The Supreme Court has declared a law that banned the Buddhist religion in the U.S. to be unconstitutional.Legislative:Executive:

  • 17. 
    1.       The President has proposed a new $400 billion plan to support the NASA space agency. What can be done?Legislative:Judicial:

  • 18. 
    What is the 3rd Amendmet?

  • 19. 
    What is the 4th Amendment?

  • 20. 
    The president is part of this branch
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Judicial


  • 21. 
    The elastic clause
    • A. 

      When a president can cancel laws that have passed

    • B. 

      Is made up of all the national courts

    • C. 

      Allows Congress to meet changing circumstances

    • D. 

      Introduction of the Constitution that explains the goals of the new gov’t under the Constitution.


  • 22. 
    You HAVE to do Community Service when you are a U.S citizen.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      It's Optional

    • D. 

      If you don't you will go to jail


  • 23. 
    If you are born in the U.S, the you are a U.S citizen. But you have to do tests after that.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    Naturalized citizens can become president
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    Who chose the Speaker?

  • 26. 
    The Bill of Rights were........

  • 27. 
    Who did not support the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Robert Sherman

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      George Mason

    • D. 

      Daniel Shays

    • E. 

      James Madison


  • 28. 
    Suffrage was the right to vote given (only) to white women and men who own land
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    The Virginia Plan

  • 30. 
    Give description of the Virginia Plan

  • 31. 
    The Senate is led by the
    • A. 

      Legislative Branch

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      Vice-President

    • D. 

      Supreme Court


  • 32. 
    What was the Federalist Papers and who was it co-written by?

  • 33. 
    Federalism

  • 34. 
    __states were needed to ratify the Constitution

  • 35. 
    In electoral college each state has votes based on

  • 36. 
    President serves as ________in________

  • 37. 
    States must honor the

  • 38. 
    When amending the Const.__of both house musct approve
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      3/4


  • 39. 
    When amending the Const.__of state legislatures must approve
    • A. 

      2/3

    • B. 

      3/4


  • 40. 
    Speedy, public trial
    • A. 

      AMENDMANT 8

    • B. 

      AMENDMANT 2

    • C. 

      AMENDMANT 4

    • D. 

      AMENDMANT 5

    • E. 

      AMENDMANT 6


  • 41. 
    Five freedoms
    • A. 

      AMENDMANT 8

    • B. 

      AMENDMANT 4

    • C. 

      AMENDMANT 5

    • D. 

      AMENDMANT 2

    • E. 

      AENDMANT 1


  • 42. 
    Right to bear arms
    • A. 

      AMENDMANT 6

    • B. 

      AMENDMANT 5

    • C. 

      AMENDMANT 8

    • D. 

      AMENDMANT 2

    • E. 

      AMENDMANT 4


  • 43. 
    No unreasonable search and seizure
    • A. 

      AMENDMANT 8

    • B. 

      AMENDMANT 2

    • C. 

      AMENDMANT 4

    • D. 

      AMENDMANT 5

    • E. 

      AMENDMANT 6


  • 44. 
    No excessive bail or fines
    • A. 

      AMENDMANT 8

    • B. 

      AMENDMANT 1

    • C. 

      AMENDMANT 2

    • D. 

      AMENDMANT 5

    • E. 

      AMENDMANT 4


  • 45. 
    AMENDMANT 5

  • 46. 
    The president gives______________________________once a year

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