World Cultures (American Revolution Video + Chapter 2 Lesson 1)

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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World Cultures Quizzes & Trivia

Students should refer to notes from "A More Perfect Union" video shown in class AND/OR Chapter 2 Lesson 1 materials from the 7th grade "Creating America" textbook pages 51 to 55.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the term "cui bono" refer to?
  • 2. 
    Which state at the beginning of the American Revolution had the most influence in creating a new government?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 3. 
    What man had the greatest influence at the time of the American Revolution?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Samuel Adams

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 4. 
    According to the set up of the American government, two types of states existed; large states and small states.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The main reason or main need for a new constitution was to creat fair and equal trade among the American colonies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Who is the main leader of Britain during the time of the American Revolution?
  • 7. 
    What reason did King George III give for not wanting to create a partnership with the United States?
    • A. 

      Britain was far more powerful and had no reason to help United States

    • B. 

      US had no government that could stop Britain

    • C. 

      US owed Britain alot of money (pounds)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    According to the Articles of Confederation small states would have more power than the national government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    (check all answers that answer the question correctly) Which of the following characteristics of the Articles of Confederation were considered a weakness and problem to groing as a country?
    • A. 

      AoC lacked power to enforce laws

    • B. 

      AoC lacked power to create fair and equal trade

    • C. 

      AoC passed Northwest Ordinance

    • D. 

      AoC required all 13 colonies to ratify

    • E. 

      AoC negotiated Treaty of Paris at end of war

  • 10. 
    (check all answers that answer the question correctly) Which of the following were characteristics of the Virginia Plan?
    • A. 

      Legislature would be made up of 2 houses

    • B. 

      Legislature would be made up of 1 house

    • C. 

      Each state would recieve 1 vote in legistlature

    • D. 

      Legislature would take into account populations for state representatives

    • E. 

      Proposed legislature be created with 3 branches that check each other

  • 11. 
    (complete the math problem) New Jersey Plan + Virginia Plan = _____________________.
  • 12. 
    George Washington, governor of Virginia, was asked to open and speak first at the Continental Congress to reveal the new plans for a new government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What percentage of slave population would be counted according to the compromise between northern and southern states? 
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      60%

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