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  • 1. 
    The Declaration of Indpendence states:
    • A. 

      That all men, no matter of color, are created equal.

    • B. 

      That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Government with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

    • C. 

      That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    People have the right to abolish their government:
    • A. 

      For light and transient causes.

    • B. 

      For along train of abuses that results in the loss of rights for the people

    • C. 

      A people should never abolish their government

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    According to the Declaration of Independence, the government
    • A. 

      Draws its power from its armed forces

    • B. 

      Draws its power from the people

    • C. 

      Is there to support the rights of the minority

  • 4. 
    The Declaration of Indpendence is a legal document and is law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Declaration of Indpendence was written by:
    • A. 

      Thomas Paine

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 6. 
    The name of the Union created by the Articles of Confederation was:
    • A. 

      The Confederation States of America

    • B. 

      The Confederated States of America

    • C. 

      The United States of America

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    If someone is accused of Treason in North Carolina and he is found in Delaware, how does the Articles of Confederation handle this? 
    • A. 

      The person is free and cannot be charged if he is in Delaware

    • B. 

      He is to stay in Delaware for Trial.

    • C. 

      Delaware shall return him to North Carolina for Trial

  • 8. 
    If a State wanted to change the Articles of Confederation, how could this be done?
    • A. 

      3/4 of the states must approve of the change

    • B. 

      All of the states must approve of the change

    • C. 

      1/2 of the states must approve of the change

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The States

    • B. 

      The Congress, or, Central Government

    • C. 

      The States and the Congress or Central Government

  • 10. 
    The Central Government had no power to tax under the Articles of Conferation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Congress and the Central government was dependent on _________ to exist.
    • A. 

      The People

    • B. 

      Contributions of Money from the state government

    • C. 

      Foreign Trade