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The American Revolution & US Constitution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does the sixth amendment differ from the seventh amendment?

Question 2 2. In which of the following scenarios is the fifth amendment NOT relevant?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

Question 5 5. Why was the tenth amendment enacted?

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Question 6 6. What important event occurred between the first and second meetings of the Continental Congress?

Question 7 7. Why did the British begin taxing the colonies in the 1760s and 1770s?

Question 8 8. The Boston Massacre occurred in:

Question 9 9. The Proclamation of 1763 stated that:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a British government measure which angered colonists prior to the American Revolution?

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Question 11 11. How did the views on civil rights of anti-federalists differ to those of federalists in the debate regarding the ratification of the Constitution?

Question 12 12. Why were state conventions responsible for the ratification of the Constitution rather than the state government?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was the LAST state to ratify the Constitution?

Question 14 14. Why did Congress debate for two days whether they should discipline the delegates of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a federalist?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following countries' ideals were adopted as a model for the U.S. Constitution?

Question 17 17. The political upheaval in Great Britain immediately following the American Revolution led to the institution of a reform-minded Parliament in 1783 led by _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following ended the American Revolution and recognized American independence?

Question 19 19. What territorial protection measure for Native Americans did the success of the American Revolution destroy?

Question 20 20. How did colonists who were still loyal to the British crown react to the creation of the new country?

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Question 21 21. Why can a person be tried for the same incident in both federal and state courts?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is not a concurrent power?

Question 23 23. Why might you receive a jury summons from a federal court and a state court?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a concurrent power?

Question 25 25. Why do Americans have to pay both federal and state taxes?

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Question 26 26. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

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

Question 28 28. Why is divided government significant to the U.S. political system?

Question 29 29. Which of the following hypothetical candidates meets the constitutional qualifications for president?

Question 30 30. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

The American Revolution & US Constitution Chapter Exam Instructions

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