Articles Of Confederation And The Constitutional Convention

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  • 1. 
    The Articles of Confederation became official in 1781. What major world event was going on at that time?
    • A. 

      Civil War

    • B. 

      World War I

    • C. 

      American Revolution

    • D. 

      French and Indian War

  • 2. 
    The Articles of Confederation gave most of the power to...
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The King

    • C. 

      The national government

    • D. 

      The states

  • 3. 
    All 13 states had approved the Articles Of Confederation in the year...
    • A. 

      1781

    • B. 

      1788

    • C. 

      1887

    • D. 

      1777

  • 4. 
    The Articles Of Confederation was replaced by the...
    • A. 

      Bill Of Rights

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      2nd Treaties On Government

    • D. 

      Mayflower Compact

  • 5. 
    The Articles Of Confederation, didn't unify states, it really....
    • A. 

      Separated Them

    • B. 

      Made Them Stronger

    • C. 

      Gave Them Independence

    • D. 

      Unified Them

  • 6. 
    The Virginia plan was angled toward the larger states.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Great Compromise gave both sides (virginia & New Jersey) what they wanted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What issue was the focus of the ⅗ Compromise?  
    • A. 

      Presidential terms

    • B. 

      Women’s rights

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Bill of Rights

  • 9. 
    Which two states submitted proposals for governments at the Convention?  
    • A. 

      New York and New Jersey

    • B. 

      New Jersey and Virginia

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania & New York

    • D. 

      New York & Virginia

  • 10. 
    Federalists thought
    • A. 

      Articles of Confederation were too weak

    • B. 

      Articles of Confederation were just fine but needed a bit of tweaking

    • C. 

      Small state level governments were the best way to go

    • D. 

      The country did not need a strong central government

  • 11. 
    The Anti-Federalists thought the constitution gave to much power to
    • A. 

      The States

    • B. 

      The people

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Judicial Branch

  • 12. 
    What was the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      It was America's first attempt at a government

    • B. 

      It declared independence from Britain

    • C. 

      It was New York's law document

    • D. 

      It was a treaty between Britain and the United States

  • 13. 
    What was the biggest reason that the Articles of Confederation failed?
    • A. 

      The states did not want it

    • B. 

      The central government was too weak

    • C. 

      The state governments were too weak

    • D. 

      No one could agree on anything

  • 14. 
    What is a "compromise"?
    • A. 

      Working out a "deal", both sides get something they want.

    • B. 

      Deciding in favor of one person or thing

    • C. 

      A meeting about voting rights

    • D. 

      A document for the states

  • 15. 
    What does the word "ratify" mean
    • A. 

      To deny

    • B. 

      To hate

    • C. 

      To approve

    • D. 

      To fix

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