The Making of a New Nation (1776-1800) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Jay Treaty of 1795 hugely unpopular with the American public?

Question 2 2. Shays' Rebellion was the only armed rebellion in the new nation.

Question 3 3. What were the Federalist Papers?

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. What happened in the XYZ Affair?

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Question 6 6. A tariff is a:

Question 7 7. Which was a long-term effect of Shays' Rebellion?

Question 8 8.

Which was a domestic conflict in the early years of the U.S.?

I. Jay's Treaty

II. Treaty of San Lorenzo

III. Whiskey Rebellion

IV. Battle of Fallen Timbers

Question 9 9. In the Three-Fifths Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 10 10. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about the 1795 Treaty of San Lorenzo is FALSE?

Question 12 12. To which political party did President Washington belong?

Question 13 13. President John Adams's actions reflect a president who believed…

Question 14 14. How many amendments were part of the original Constitution?

Question 15 15. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

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Question 16 16. The Alien and Sedition Acts

Question 17 17. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 18 18. Which was an influential factor in determining the new state constitutions?

Question 19 19. The Bill of Rights

Question 20 20. What led to Shays Rebellion?

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Question 21 21. Democratic-Republicans were in favor of all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 23 23.

Which Article of the Constitution discusses the Presidency?

I. Article I

II. Article II

III. Article III

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

Question 25 25. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

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Question 26 26. What was the Great Compromise?

Question 27 27. President Washington

Question 28 28. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 29 29. _____, known for his patience and fairness, was chosen to preside over the convention.

Question 30 30. Which action was taken by the government under the Articles of Confederation?

The Making of a New Nation (1776-1800) Chapter Exam Instructions

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