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  1. Most of the delegates at the Constitutional could best be labeled
    nationalists
  2. The idea that all tax measures should start in the House was made to appease
    the big states with the most people
  3. As a means of ensuring that legislators stay in touch with the mood of the people, state constitutions
    required the annual election of legislators
  4. The most important outcome of the Revolution for white women was that they
    were elevated as special keepers of the nation's conscience
  5. Probably the most alarming characteristics of the new Constitution to those who opposes it was the
    absence of a bill of rights
  6. The struggle for divorce between religion and government proved fiercest in
    virginia
  7. As a result of the Revolution's emphasis on equality, all of the following were achieved except
    full equality between women and men
  8. The delegates at the Constitutional Convention were concerned mainly with
    protecting America from its weaknesses abroad and its excesses at home
  9. The "large-state plan" put forward in the Constitutional Convention
    based representation in the House and Senate on population
  10. Match each nation on the left with the correct description of the problem it presented for U.S. foreign relations following the Revolutionary War.

    A. Britain 
    B. France
    C. Spain
    D.Barbary Coast

    1. threatened American commerce in the Mediterranean 
    2. demanded repayment of wartime loans
    3.occupied a chain of trading forts in the Old Northwest 
    4. controlled important trade routes from the interior of North America
    • A-3
    • B-2
    • C-4
    • D-1
  11. The founding Fathers failed to eliminate slavery because
    fight over slavery might destroy national unity
  12. The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention worked out an acceptable scheme for
    apportioning congressional representation
  13. The constitutional Convention addressed the North-South controversy over slavery through the
    "three-fifths" compromise
  14. The Articles of Confederation left Congress unable to
    enforce a tax-collection program
  15. Shay's Rebellion was provoked by
    foreclosures on the mortgages of backcountry famers
  16. The major issue that delayed ratification of the Articles of Confederation concerned
    western lands
  17. The antifederalist camp included all of the following groups except
    supporters of a strong central authority
  18. A major strength of the Articles of Confederation was its
    presentation of the ideal of a United nation
  19. The ultimate guarantor of liberty and justice was
    the virtue of the people
  20. The economic status of the average American at the end of the Revolutionary War was
    probably worse than before the war
  21. The constitutional Convention was called to
    revise the Articles of Confederation
  22. By their actions, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention manifested their common beliefs in all of the following except 

    checks and balances in government
    stronger central government
    government by the consent of the governed
    man-hood suffrage democracy
    the sanctity of private property
    manhood-suffrage democracy
  23. The one branch of the government elected directly by the people is the
    House of Representatives
  24. Under the Articles of Confederation, the relationship between the thirteen states
    convinced many that a stronger central government was needed
  25. Motives of the delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia include all of the following except
    to increase individual freedom
  26. When the second continental congress met in 1775
    there was no well0defined sentiment for independence
  27. The revolutionary War began with fighting in _________; then in 1777-1778, fighting was concentrated in __________; and the fighting concluded in _____
    New England, the middle colonies, the South
  28. The Olive Branch petition
    professed American loyalty to the crown
  29. The colonists delayed declaring their independence until July 4, 1776, for all of the following reasons except
    lack of military victories
  30. In a republic power,
    comes form the people themselves
  31. Thomas Paine argued that all government officials
    should derive their authority from popular consent
  32. What prepared us for a republic
    • New England town meetings
    • Committees of correspondence
    • the relative equality of landowning farmers
    • the absence of a hereditary aristocracy
  33. The declaration of Independence did all of the following except 
    a. invoke the natural rights of humankind to justify revolt
    b.catalog the tyrannical actions of King George III.
    c. argue that royal tyranny justified revolt
    d. offered the British one last chance at reconciliation
    offered the British one last change at reconciliation
  34. Americans who opposed independence for the colonies were labeled as
    loyalist or tories
  35. independence seeking patriots were also known as
    whigs
  36. In late 1776 and early 1777, George Washington helped restore confidence in American's military by
    defeating the Hessians at Trenton and British at Princeton
  37. The Battle of Saratoga was a key victory for the Americans because it
    brought the colonists much-needed aid and a formal alliance with France
  38. Some indian nations joined the British during the Revolutionary War because
    they believed that a British victory would restrain American expansion into the West
  39. Britain gave America generous terms in the Treaty of Paris because British leaders
    were trying to persuade America to abandon its alliance with FRANCE
  40. The Great Compromise at the Constitutional Convention worked out an acceptable scheme for
    apportioning congressional representation
  41. The delegate whose contributions to the Philadelphia Convention were so notable that he has been called the " Father of Consitution " was
    James Madison
  42. Immediately after the revolution, the new American nation's greatest strength lay in its
    excellent political leadership
  43. The ultimate guarantor of liberty and justice was
    the virtue of the people
  44. The founding fathers failed to eliminate slavery because
    fight over slavery might destroy national unity
  45. As a result of the Revolution's emphasis on equality, all of the following were achieved except
    full equality between women and men
  46. The land Ordinance of 1785 provided for all of the following except
    prohibiting slavery
  47. The Articles of Confederation left Congress unable to
    enforce a tax-collection program
  48. Among other views,The Federalist, written during the ratification debate, argued that it was
    possible to extend a republican form of government over a large territory
  49. The debate between the supporters and critics of the Articles of Confederation centered on how to
    reconcile states's rights with strong national government
  50. It was highly significant to the course of future events that
    economic democracy preceded political democracy in the United States
  51. Motives of the delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia include all of the following except
    increase individual freedom
  52. By their actions, the delegates to the Constiutional Convention manifested their common beliefs in
    • stronger central government
    • checks and balances in government
    • government by the consent of the governed
    • the sanctity of private property
  53. The American colonists' slogan, "No taxation without representation" was a rejection of
    virtual representation
  54. The outcome of the Whiskey Rebellion helped to establish the power of the federal government to
    enforce federal laws within states
  55. The Townshend Acts brought what about?
    d. Indirect taxes on imported goods.
  56. 1. Alexander Hamilton’s economic program was designed primarily to
  57. (C) establish the financial stability and credit of the new government
  58. The Antifederalists argued that the Constitution had all of the following faults except
    it allowed the state governments to become a threat to the lives and property of their own citizens
  59. Of the following religious groups, which most suffered as a result of the Revolution?
    Anglican
  60. The Sugar Act was an effort by the British Paraliament to do what?
    stop smuggling
  61. Madison argued which of the following in favor of a large republic?
    a. Large republics could not be dominated by a single faction.
  62. The American colonists' slogan, "No taxation without representation" was a rejection of
    d. virtual representation
  63. How did the colonists react to the Intolerable Acts?
    a. The First Continental Congress drew up a declaration of colonial rights.
  64. For the Iroquois Confederacy, the American Revolution led to a
    a. weakening of tribes because the Confederacy split up.
  65. What did the XYZ Affair result in?
    b. Strong anti-French feelings.
  66. The historical argument about the causes of the American Revolution revolves around the ideas of
    e. ideological and economic reasons.
  67. The Townshend Acts brought what about?
    c. Indirect taxes on imported goods.
  68. The Federalist party enjoyed widespread support in the
    b. commercial centers of the Northeast.
  69. The Regulator movement of the 1770s, Shays' Rebellion in 1786, and the Whiskey Rebellion of the early 1790s were all expressions of the hostility of frontier settlers to
    a. the dominance of eastern interests in government
  70. The Continental Army scored its first and much-needed victory at
    trenton
  71. The Tenth Amendment was significant to the distribution of powers because it
    d. reserved the states and people all the powers not specifically delegated to the federal government.

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