American Government History

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American Government History

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After declaring independence, the first form of government the United States had was?
    • A. 

      The Constitution

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      The Virginia Constitution

    • D. 

      The Albany Plan of Union

  • 2. 
    What was the fundamental difference between The Articles of Confederation and The Constitution?
    • A. 

      The Articles of Confederation created a strong central government with weaker State governments.

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation created an alliance (between the States), while The Constitution created a central government that unified the States.

    • C. 

      The Articles of Confederation created a formal process for Statehood.

    • D. 

      The Articles of Confederation created a position for president.

  • 3. 
    The Articles of Confederation created one branch of government.  The legislative branch.  It was called what?
    • A. 

      The Senate

    • B. 

      The House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      The House of Commons

  • 4. 
    The Constitution created how many branches of government?
    • A. 

      Two Branches

    • B. 

      Four Branches

    • C. 

      Three Branches

  • 5. 
    Article I of The Constitution created what branch of the government?
    • A. 

      The Judicial Branch

    • B. 

      The Executive Branch

    • C. 

      The Legislative Branch

  • 6. 
    Article II of The Constitution created what branch of the government?
    • A. 

      The Legislative Branch

    • B. 

      The Executive Branch

    • C. 

      The Judicial Branch

  • 7. 
    Article III of The Constitution created what branch of the government?
    • A. 

      The Judicial Branch

    • B. 

      The Executive Branch

    • C. 

      The Legislative Branch

  • 8. 
    In The Constitution, the legislative Branch consists of two houses (An upper house and a lower house).  What are the two houses of the legislative branch?
    • A. 

      The House of Commons & The House of Lords

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court & The Assembly

    • C. 

      The House of Representatives & The Senate

  • 9. 
    Article III of The Constitution creates what court?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court

    • B. 

      The county court system

    • C. 

      The State court system

    • D. 

      The Federal Court of Appeals

  • 10. 
    The minimum age for serving in The House of Representatives is?
    • A. 

      18 years

    • B. 

      21 years

    • C. 

      25 years

    • D. 

      30 years