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NY Regents - The US Government in 1776-1800: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Antifederalists

Question 2 2. The Alien and Sedition Acts

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

Question 4 4. South Carolina's Constitution established that the following people could vote:

Question 5 5. The Ninth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Wayne's Strategy in the Battle of Fallen Timbers was to

Question 7 7. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 8 8. The Whiskey Rebellion was

Question 9 9. What led to Shays Rebellion?

Question 10 10. How many terms did President Washington serve?

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Question 11 11. Adams' midnight appointments

Question 12 12. Why did the Massachusetts militia have the power to confront the federal government in Shays' Rebellion?

Question 13 13. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 14 14. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 15 15. How were the Alien and Sedition Acts viewed by the citizens of the United States?

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Question 16 16. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 17 17. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

Question 18 18. Shays' Rebellion was the only armed rebellion in the new nation.

Question 19 19. In the military action to put down the Whiskey Rebellion, the U.S. Forces were lead by

Question 20 20. Federalist were in favor of which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 22 22. Democratic-Republicans were in favor of all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

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Question 26 26. The first state to ratify the Constitution was:

Question 27 27. What happened in the XYZ Affair?

Question 28 28. The Bill of Rights

Question 29 29. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

NY Regents - The US Government in 1776-1800: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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