Chapter 5 Section 1, 2, And 3 Test

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  • 1. 
    A Federalist is generally someone who wants a strong central government and immediate passage of the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    The Constitution:
    • A. 

      Is central to American life and ideals

    • B. 

      Sets the standard for how we as Americans should live.

    • C. 

      Sets the standard for exactly how other countries should operate

    • D. 

      Contains 3 branches of government, the legislative, executive and the president


  • 3. 
    Washington helped to defeat the Newburgh Conspiracy by maintaining his integrity and standing firm to his principles. It also "preserved the basic principle..."
    • A. 

      That the president should be head of the military

    • B. 

      That the army should not interfere with politics

    • C. 

      That the Congress should be able to declare war

    • D. 

      Army officers are to get paid 2X a month on the 1st and the 15th


  • 4. 
    The Northwest Ordinance and Land Ordinance of 1785 are both good examples that the government under the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union was effective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    A duty is a:
    • A. 

      Recession

    • B. 

      Tax

    • C. 

      Trade

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 6. 
    "The end of the Revolutionary War and the reigning in of economic activity with Britain plunged the new United States into a severe ___________, or economic slowdown.
    • A. 

      Duties

    • B. 

      Duty

    • C. 

      Recession

    • D. 

      Depression


  • 7. 
    As a result of the economic slowdown, foreclosures were on the rise. To whom did the foreclosure most heavily burden?
    • A. 

      Businessmen

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      Merchants

    • D. 

      Townspeople

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 8. 
    A weakness of the Articles of Confederation was:
    • A. 

      No power to tax

    • B. 

      No power to make an amendment

    • C. 

      No power to declare war

    • D. 

      No power to raise money


  • 9. 
    The Articles of Confederation required a majority vote in order to pass an amendment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    People who support a strong central government are often known as "nationalists."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    James Madison was considered a nationalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The economic recession was ultimately, what forced the Congress to call for a convention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    According to Madison, the true source of political power was the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    The Virginia Plan proposed scrapping the Articles entirely and making a weak central government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 15. 
    The New Jersey Plan
    • A. 

      Abandoned the Articles

    • B. 

      Congress would have 2 houses of

    • C. 

      Would be able to tax and regulate trade


  • 16. 
    The Connecticut Compromise resulted in:
    • A. 

      One house of Congress the Representatives, who were to be elected by the state

    • B. 

      One house of Congress the Senate, who were to be elected by the people

    • C. 

      2 houses of congress


  • 17. 
    The 3/5 Compromise, ultimately resulted in:
    • A. 

      5 slaves would equal 3 free people for taxation and representation

    • B. 

      5 slaves would equal 3 free people for representation only

    • C. 

      5 slaves would equal 3 free people for political power only


  • 18. 
    This is your essay for the test. Please write it down. Explain and defend the failures or successes of the government under the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. How did the Constitution seek to address some of the weaknesses.

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