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The Constitution 1787-1789
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  1. James Madison suggested this plan which would call for an executive branch and 2 houses of congress both based on population.
    The Virginia plan
  2. William Patterson suggested a plan that would continue the unicameral legislature as well as increase the powers of the national government. This plan was called what?
    The New Jersey plan
  3. After Madison suggested the Virginia Plan and Paterson suggested the New Jersey Plan the convention reached an impasse that was finally resolved with the idea of what?
    The Great Compromise
  4. This constitutional plan provided for a presidency, a Senate with all states represented equally, and a House of Representatives which was based on population
    The Great Compromise
  5. This accounted for slave population to determine a states govt. representation.
    the Three fifths Compromise
  6. How many, out of 13 states needed to ratify the constitution in order for it to come in to affect?
    9
  7. What tool was used to explain the constitution using a series of 85 newspaper articles written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay?
    The Federalist Papers
  8. After holding out what factored in to Virginia finally ratifying the constitution?
    The promise of a bill of rights and the influence of George Washington
  9. When and who was inaugurated as the 1st President of the U.S.
    George Washington, March 1789
  10. What article of the constitution established the House and Senate (legislature)?
    Article 1 (legislative)
  11. This Legislative body can bring impeachment charges against the president.
    The House
  12. This legislative body is the court and jury if an impeachment charge is brought against a president.
    The senate
  13. What article of the constitution outlines the presidency?
    Article II (executive)
  14. What article of the constitution describes the supreme court and its construction?
    Article III (judiciary)
  15. This article guarantees that court decicions and legal actions in one state are valid in another.
    Article IV (interstate relations)
  16. What article of the constitution outlines the requirements and process to make amendments to the constitution?
    Article V (Amendment Process)
  17. What article of the constitution sets up the hierarchy of laws in the U.S. ex: Fed>State>Local etc?
    Article VI (Supremacy Clause)
  18. What article of the constitution specifies the process of the ratification necessary for the constitution to become operative?
    Article VII (ratification)
  19. Which amendment provides the right to free speech, religion, press, assembly, and govt petition?
    1st
  20. Which amendment provides the right to bear arms?
    2nd
  21. Which amendment provides troops will not be quartered in in private homes?
    3rd
  22. Which amendment provides the right of the accused to the required indictment, double jeopardy, self-incrimination, due process, and just compensation?
    5th
  23. Which amendment provides the right against unreasonable search and seizure?
    4th
  24. Which amendment provides the right to a speedy trial, confrontation by witnesses, and the right to call one's own witnesses?
    6th
  25. Which amendment provides the right to a jury trial?
    7th
  26. Which amendment provides the right against excessive bail, and cruel and unusual punishment?
    8th
  27. Which amendment provides that all rights not covered on the constitution are retained by the people?
    9th
  28. Which amendment provides that all powers not specifically delegated to the federal govt are retained by the states?
    10th
  29. Which amendment provides that states may not be sued by individuals?
    11th
  30. Which amendment dictates that electors will cast separate ballots for Pres. and V. Pres and if there is no clear winner then the house selects the Pres and the senate the VP?
    12th
  31. Which amendment abolished  slavery?
    13th
  32. Which amendment extended citizenship to all persons, made confederate debt void and made confederate leaders ineligible for public office?
    14th
  33. Which amendment provides the right for blacks to vote?
    15th
  34. Which amendment legalized an income tax?
    16th
  35. Which amendment provided for the election of senators?
    17th
  36. Which amendment prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages?
    18th
  37. Which amendment provides the right for women to vote?
    19th
  38. Which amendment changed the inaugeration date from March 4th to Jan. 20th to eliminate lame duck sessions of congress?
    20th
  39. Which amendment repealed the 18th Amendment (prohibition)?
    21st
  40. Which amendment limited presidential terms to two?
    22nd
  41. Which amendment gave electoral votes to DC?
    23rd
  42. Which amendment prohibited poll tax?
    24th
  43. Which amendment changed the order of the presidential line of succession and provided guidelines for presidential disability?
    25th
  44. Which amendment provides the right to vote for 18-year-olds?
    26th
  45. Which amendment restricted the practice of congressional salary adjustment?
    27th

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