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?
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