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The Start of the United States Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Antifederalists

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

Question 3 3. Which city was captured as a result of Washington's surprise crossing of the Delaware River?

Question 4 4. The Federalists

Question 5 5. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

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Question 6 6. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

Question 7 7. The Bill of Rights

Question 8 8. After the American Revolution, how did slavery in the North differ from slavery in the South?

Question 9 9. Why was the Mayflower Compact originally drawn up?

Question 10 10. What year did the Boston Tea Party take place?

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Question 11 11. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

Question 12 12. The Northwest Ordinance:

Question 13 13. What year was the Treaty of Paris signed?

Question 14 14. How did the original indentured servants of Plymouth escape their service to the London Company?

Question 15 15. Early tension and conflict centered around what important city?

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Question 16 16. In what year did Raleigh Gilbert help establish Popham colony in modern-day Maine?

Question 17 17. Which of these events are in a chronological order?

Question 18 18. What is the most significant way that the early European explorers affected the Native Americans?

Question 19 19. Which of the following situations was a result of the American Revolution?

Question 20 20. What did Shays' Rebellion reveal about the federal government?

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Question 21 21. How did the American Revolution impact Native Americans?

Question 22 22. The Great Compromise _____.

Question 23 23. The American Revolution brought about which major change to the nation's formal political process?

Question 24 24. Why were some people opposed to ratifying the Constitution?

Question 25 25. The Articles of Confederation were ratified:

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Question 26 26. Why do we not know the true authorship of 12 of the Federalist Papers?

Question 27 27. What led to Shays Rebellion?

Question 28 28. Why did the Massachusetts militia have the power to confront the federal government in Shays' Rebellion?

Question 29 29. Where did Jacques Cartier explore?

Question 30 30. Who was Sir Francis Drake?

The Start of the United States Chapter Exam Instructions

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