Prentice Hall US History Chapter 5: Creating the Constitution (1781-1789) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does ratification mean in the context of a constitutional amendment?

Question 2 2. The Antifederalists

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a function of the judicial branch?

Question 4 4. How does the presence of the Vice President impact the functioning of the Senate?

Question 5 5. The U.S. Supreme Court was called upon to examine whether a law enacted by Congress regarding gun control breaches the Second Amendment. What grants the Supreme Court with the power to determine constitutionality in such a case?

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Question 6 6. The Federalists

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. 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?

Question 9 9. A group of citizens wants to amend the Constitution. Taking into account how to most efficiently conduct the process, which of the following course of action should they take?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

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Question 11 11. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 12 12. How can the Senate and Congress maintain their role as a check in regards to the executive branch?

Question 13 13. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 14 14. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

Question 15 15. The Great Compromise _____.

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Question 16 16. What led to Shays Rebellion?

Question 17 17. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

Question 19 19. The people of Massachusetts rejected the constitution that was proposed by the state legislature in favor of one written by _____.

Question 20 20. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

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Question 21 21. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 22 22. The Northwest Ordinance:

Question 23 23. The Articles of Confederation were ratified:

Question 24 24. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

Question 25 25. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

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Question 26 26. South Carolina's Constitution established that the following people could vote:

Question 27 27. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 28 28. Under Pennsylvania's radical new constitution, which group of people had voting rights?

Question 29 29. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 30 30. How did the Northwest Ordinance affect the treatment of Native Americans?

Prentice Hall US History Chapter 5: Creating the Constitution (1781-1789) Chapter Exam Instructions

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