Chapter 9 Creating A Nation

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Chapter 9 Creating A Nation

A nation is a large group of people with strong bonds of identity on a grand scale. The nation may have a claim to statehood or self-rule, but it does not necessarily enjoy a state of its own. See how much you remember on chapter 9 on creating a nation by taking up the exciting quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Constitutional Convention made a compromise that said congress could not outlaw the slave trade for how long?
    • A. 

      20 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      50 years

  • 2. 
    What city was the constitutional convention held in?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Philadelphia

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      Portland

  • 3. 
    Who presented the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Edmund Randolph

  • 4. 
    Who presided over the convention?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      William Paterson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 5. 
    What gives each branch of government control over the other branches?
    • A. 

      Checks and balances

    • B. 

      Magna carta

    • C. 

      Electoral college

    • D. 

      A safeguard

  • 6. 
    Who presented the New Jersey Plan?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      William Paterson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 7. 
    Where did Shay's Rebellion take place?
    • A. 

      Springfield, Ma.

    • B. 

      St. Louis, Mo.

    • C. 

      Portland, Me.

    • D. 

      Westford, Ma.

  • 8. 
    What do we call a government in which representatives are elected to govern on behalf of the people?
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Magna carta

    • D. 

      Roberts rule

  • 9. 
    Which state would not ratify the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Maryland

    • D. 

      New York

  • 10. 
    What was one of the weaknesses of the Articles?
    • A. 

      No court system

    • B. 

      Declaring war

    • C. 

      Establish a postal system

    • D. 

      Make treaties

  • 11. 
    What bird did Ben Franklin suggest as the national bird?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Bald eagle

    • C. 

      Seagull

    • D. 

      Chick o dee

  • 12. 
    What was used for money in North Carolina?
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Cheese

    • C. 

      Whiskey

    • D. 

      Barter

  • 13. 
    Which law stated how western land would be divided?
    • A. 

      Land Ordinance of 1785

    • B. 

      Northwest Ordinance

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      The western land law

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Hard times

    • B. 

      Economic depression

    • C. 

      Economic recession

    • D. 

      Recession

  • 15. 
    Who supported Shay's rebellion?
    • A. 

      Business owners

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      Land owners

    • D. 

      Merchants

  • 16. 
    During the Confederation period, the West lay just beyond the?
    • A. 

      Mississippi River

    • B. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Missouri River

  • 17. 
    During the Confederation period, Congress could not?
    • A. 

      Make laws

    • B. 

      Declare war

    • C. 

      Protect western settlers with troops

    • D. 

      Meet

  • 18. 
    Some revenue from the sale of land by Congress was set aside to pay for?
    • A. 

      Hospitals

    • B. 

      Schools

    • C. 

      Prisons

    • D. 

      Roads

  • 19. 
    A government in which representatives are elected to govern on behalf of the people is called?
    • A. 

      A republic

    • B. 

      A confederation

    • C. 

      An alliance

    • D. 

      A monarchy

  • 20. 
    One state located in the former Northwest Territory is?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Nevada

    • C. 

      Illinois

    • D. 

      Kentucky

  • 21. 
    What was the compromise that counted slaves for the purpose of both taxes and representation?
    • A. 

      Three-fifths compromise

    • B. 

      Four-fifths compromise

    • C. 

      Slave and tax compromise

    • D. 

      The great compromise

  • 22. 
    How many branches of government do we have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      3

  • 23. 
    The President falls under what branch of government?
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 24. 
    What is it called when congress takes the President to court?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Judgement

    • C. 

      Jury

    • D. 

      Impeachment

  • 25. 
    How many states had to ratify the Constitution?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      9