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Constitutional Democracy: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 2 2. The Articles of Confederation established a central government that was too weak. Which of the following describes the effect of a weak central government?

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Question 3 3. 'The Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of U.S. citizens as much, or more, than the citizens any other country. It does this in a way that had never been done before. The Bill of Rights is also important because {Blank}'

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Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

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Question 5 5. The President of the United States has broken the law by using the NSA to spy on his political opponents. He refuses to resign, but Congress has started the impeachment procedure in order to remove him from office. This is an example of which of the following?

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Question 6 6. U.S. Senators are up for election every

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Question 7 7. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 8 8. Why did the Massachusetts militia have the power to confront the federal government in Shays' Rebellion?

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Question 9 9. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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Question 10 10. Shays' Rebellion was the only armed rebellion in the new nation.

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Question 11 11. The Federalists

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Question 12 12. Which of the following documents served as our nation's first constitution?

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Question 13 13. What led to Shays Rebellion?

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Question 14 14. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

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Question 15 15. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

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Question 16 16. The Bill of Rights

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Question 17 17. The Great Compromise _____.

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Question 18 18. What does ratification mean in the context of a constitutional amendment?

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Question 19 19. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 20 20. The Declaration of Independence was drafted in June 1776. Name the person who led the drafting committee.

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Question 21 21. The first state to ratify the Constitution was:

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Question 22 22. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 23 23. Our U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are based on principles that place emphasis on the good of the people, allowing their participation while protecting their individual rights. These principles are known as _____.

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Question 24 24. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

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Question 25 25. There were several murders in Washington State. The Washington State police and attorney's office have jurisdiction there, but so does the FBI. This is due to which of the following?

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Question 26 26. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

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Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 28 28. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

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Question 29 29. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

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Question 30 30. A gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution is known as a _____.

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