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Ratification of the U.S. Constitution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Alexander Hamilton was the leader of the _____ party and Thomas Jefferson was the leader of the _____ party.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following hypothetical candidates meets the constitutional qualifications for president?

Question 5 5. How did Hamilton and the Federalists & Jefferson and the Republicans influence the US Federal Government?

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Question 6 6. The Northwest Ordinance:

Question 7 7. '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}'

Question 8 8. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 9 9. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 10 10. Before and during the American Revolution, colonists were required to provide housing to soldiers at any time. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights protects current U.S citizens from this challenge?

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

Question 12 12. How did the Northwest Ordinance affect the treatment of Native Americans?

Question 13 13. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

Question 14 14. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

Question 15 15. Federalist were in favor of which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

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

Question 18 18. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 19 19. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 20 20. Democratic-Republicans were in favor of all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. The Bill of Rights

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

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 25 25. The Antifederalists

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Question 26 26. The people of Massachusetts rejected the constitution that was proposed by the state legislature in favor of one written by _____.

Question 27 27. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 28 28. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

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

Question 30 30. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Ratification of the U.S. Constitution Chapter Exam Instructions

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