Fis The End Of The Articles Of Confederation

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Fis The End Of The Articles Of Confederation

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  • 1. 
    What did Shay's Rebellion show the United States?
    • A. 

      People can be violent

    • B. 

      Armed rebellion was possible

    • C. 

      The national government could not enforce laws regarding armed rebellion

    • D. 

      Both "B" and "C"

  • 2. 
    Where did delegates first meet in 1786 to discuss issues related the interstate trade?
    • A. 

      Philadelphia

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Annapolis

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 3. 
    What was decided at the first meeting in Maryland?
    • A. 

      To hold another meeting of the delegates in New York

    • B. 

      To meet in Philadelphia in May 1787 to discuss amending the the national government's ability to regulate interstate trade.

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton would be the president of the new congress

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Who did not participate in the May1787 meeting?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 5. 
    What did the meeting of the 55 delegates become known as?
    • A. 

      The Philadelphia Convention

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation Convention

    • C. 

      The Annapolis Convention

    • D. 

      The Constitutional Convention

  • 6. 
    What are the 55 delegates at the 1787 convention known has historically?
    • A. 

      Founding Brothers

    • B. 

      Founding Fathers

    • C. 

      Founding Leaders

    • D. 

      Founding Delegates

  • 7. 
    What did all delegates agree on regarding the 1787 Convention?
    • A. 

      People's rights should be protected.

    • B. 

      The Articles of Confederation should only amended, not thrown out and re-created.

    • C. 

      The new government would be a republic.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Who was elected as president of the Convention?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 9. 
    Who proposed the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • D. 

      Alexander Hamilton

  • 10. 
    How many branches of government did the proposed Virginia Plan present?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      4

  • 11. 
    How many houses were included in the legislature of the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      1--unicameral

    • B. 

      2--bicameral

    • C. 

      3--tricameral

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    How would the number of representatives for each state be determined under the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      Based on the wealth of the state

    • B. 

      Based on the population of the state

    • C. 

      Based on both the population and the wealth of the state

    • D. 

      Only one representative per state

  • 13. 
    Who proposed the alternative to the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan?
    • A. 

      Edmund Randolph

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      William Peterson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 14. 
    What made the New Jersey plan different than the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      Only one "house" in the New Jersey Plan

    • B. 

      Each state would have only one vote

    • C. 

      No executive in the new government

    • D. 

      Both "A" and "B" are correct

  • 15. 
    What was the end result of the Virginia Plan/New Jersey Plan debate called?
    • A. 

      Great Compromise

    • B. 

      Three-Fifths Compromise

    • C. 

      Connecticut Compromise

    • D. 

      Both "A" and "C"

  • 16. 
    What did the "end result" look like between the Virginia Plan/New Jersey Plan?
    • A. 

      New government would have two houses--one based on population the other would have equal representation.

    • B. 

      New government would have one house--based on equal population for all states.

    • C. 

      New government would have two houses--one based on population and the other based on wealth of each state

    • D. 

      Both "a" and "c" are correct

  • 17. 
    What was at the heart of the slavery argument during the 1787 Convention?
    • A. 

      Whether slavery would be made illegal

    • B. 

      Whether the South could base their representative numbers on their total population, including slaves

    • C. 

      Whether the new government could tax slave sales and other slave transactions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    What was the final outcome of the slavery issue at the 1787 Convention?
    • A. 

      Slavery was deemed illegal and all slaves were set free

    • B. 

      Slave owners could only keep their slaves if they paid an upfront "slave tax" to the new federal governemnt

    • C. 

      Slaves would be counted as "three-fifths" of a human--thus adding only three-fifths to slave owning states' populations

    • D. 

      Both "B" and "C"

  • 19. 
    What was the decision made on slave trading?
    • A. 

      Slave trading was illegal--only American-born slaves could be bought and sold

    • B. 

      Slave trading could only be banned after 1808

    • C. 

      Slave trading was banned--owners could only utilize the slaves they had currently and could not add any more to their plantations.

    • D. 

      There was no compromise made on slave trading

  • 20. 
    Regarding trade, what did Southern states not allow the new government to do regarding regulating trade?
    • A. 

      Tax imports

    • B. 

      Tax Exports

    • C. 

      Tax products bought and sold to other states

    • D. 

      Intervene when a trade issue surfaced between two states