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Government Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The Original 13 Colonies were governed?
    • A. 

      In 1865

    • B. 

      By the anti-federalists

    • C. 

      Before great britain

    • D. 

      The president

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      They never revolted against Britain

    • B. 

      Because the Federalists did not agree

    • C. 

      Britain did not agree with the colonists

    • D. 

      Because of taxation and representation

  • 3. 
    Dividing powers called?
    • A. 

      Separation of powers

    • B. 

      Powers of dividing

    • C. 

      Federalists

    • D. 

      Magna Carta

  • 4. 
    To create the U.S the Founding Fathers compromised on?
    • A. 

      Trade

    • B. 

      Slavery

    • C. 

      Connecticut Compromise

    • D. 

      Britain

  • 5. 
    The Anti-Federalists wanted?
    • A. 

      Slavery

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      The Virginia Plan

    • D. 

      A Bill of Rights

  • 6. 
    A government where people elect officials is called?
    • A. 

      Legislative Government

    • B. 

      Representative Government

    • C. 

      Revolutionary Government

    • D. 

      Democratic

  • 7. 
    The first Battles of the Revolution were at?
    • A. 

      Lexington and Concord

    • B. 

      Virginia and New York

    • C. 

      Albany and Montgomery

    • D. 

      Philadelphia and Virginia

  • 8. 
    In Philadelphia, Delegates agreed to?
    • A. 

      Slavery

    • B. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      A New Constitution

    • D. 

      Connecticut Compromise

  • 9. 
    A government under the Articles of Confederation had?
    • A. 

      No president

    • B. 

      No bill of rights

    • C. 

      No amendments

    • D. 

      No slavery

  • 10. 
    George Washington states selected electors who voted for?
    • A. 

      Senator

    • B. 

      Government Officials

    • C. 

      President and Vice President

    • D. 

      Colonies

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The Government

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 12. 
    The Anti-Federalists feared what?
    • A. 

      A strong central government

    • B. 

      A weak government

    • C. 

      Increase in slavery

    • D. 

      Having no president

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Federalists

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 14. 
    Congress should be composed of two-houses
  • 15. 
    A two-house legislature 
  • 16. 
    The charter of English political civil liberties granted by King John at Runnymede in 1215
  • 17. 
    People who opposed ratification
  • 18. 
    People who favored ratification 
  • 19. 
    Refusal to buy or sell goods
  • 20. 
    One-house body
  • 21. 
    Government where people can elect officials 
  • 22. 
    Plan unsuccessfully proposed at the constitutional convention, providing for a legislature of two houses with a proportional representation in each house and executive and judicial branches to be chosen by the legislature