AEPA: Foundations of U.S. Government Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Bill of Rights

Question 2 2. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

Question 3 3. Shays' Rebellion was the only armed rebellion in the new nation.

Question 4 4. The Articles of Confederation were ratified:

Question 5 5. Why did the Massachusetts militia have the power to confront the federal government in Shays' Rebellion?

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Question 6 6. The Articles of Confederation established a central government that was too weak. Which of the following describes the effect of a weak central government?

Question 7 7. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

Question 8 8. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 9 9. The Federalists

Question 10 10. The Great Compromise _____.

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Question 11 11. The Northwest Ordinance:

Question 12 12. The first state to ratify the Constitution was:

Question 13 13. South Carolina's Constitution established that the following people could vote:

Question 14 14. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 15 15. How did the Northwest Ordinance affect the treatment of Native Americans?

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Question 16 16. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 17 17. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 18 18. How did most states determine how to rule themselves according to the idea that the people are the highest authority (popular sovereignty) when drafting their state constitutions?

Question 19 19. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

Question 20 20. The Antifederalists

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Question 21 21. The people of Massachusetts rejected the constitution that was proposed by the state legislature in favor of one written by _____.

Question 22 22. Under Pennsylvania's radical new constitution, which group of people had voting rights?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

Question 24 24. What led to Shays Rebellion?

Question 25 25. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

AEPA: Foundations of U.S. Government Chapter Exam Instructions

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