Chapter 6:The Constitution and the New Republic
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the 1780s, all of the following contributed to dissatisfaction with Articles of Confederation EXCEPT
high taxes levied by the national government
Which of the following statements accurately describes an argument of the Anti-Federalists?
The Constitution lacked a Bill of Rights
"The U.S. Constitution is a bundle of compromises." Which of the following provisions of the Constitution does NOT reflect support for this statement?
a national court system separate from the legislature
In his interpretation of the Constitutional Convention, the historian Charles Beard focused on the importance of
economic interests of a wealthy elite
In 1788, the Federalists promised to add a bill of rights to the Constitution in order to
persuade state conventions to ratify the Constitution
Alexander Hamilton's financial program consisted of all of the following EXCEPT
payment of subsidies to farmers
Which of the following was the underlying cause of the other four?
the French Revolution
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions presented the argument that
states could nullify acts of Congress
The decline in support for the Federalist party can be traced most directly to its handling of the issue of
the Alien and Sedition acts
Which of the following was NOT a significant consequence of the election of 1800?
the U.S. government gave less attention to foreign affairs
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