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The Constitution of the United States Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 2 2. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 3 3. The first state to ratify the Constitution was:

Question 4 4. '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 5 5. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

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Question 6 6. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 7 7. Under Pennsylvania's radical new constitution, which group of people had voting rights?

Question 8 8. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 9 9. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. A tariff is a:

Question 12 12. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 13 13. Who was President Washington's Vice President?

Question 14 14. The Federalists

Question 15 15. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

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Question 16 16. The capital of the United States before Washington D.C. was:

Question 17 17. What is the Judicial Branch of the government responsible for?

Question 18 18. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

Question 19 19. 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?

Question 20 20. U.S. Senators are up for election every

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

Question 22 22. The Constitution begins with _____.

Question 23 23. Which is NOT true about the legislative branch?

Question 24 24. The Antifederalists

Question 25 25. Which amendment guarantees the right of trial by jury in civil cases?

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

Question 27 27. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 28 28. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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

Question 30 30. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

The Constitution of the United States Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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