U.S. Constitutional Democracy Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution is known as a _____.

Question 2 2. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 3 3. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 4 4. The writers of the Federalist Papers were:

Question 5 5. The Tenth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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

Question 7 7. The Bill of Rights

Question 8 8. Shays' Rebellion was the only armed rebellion in the new nation.

Question 9 9. How did the Northwest Ordinance affect the treatment of Native Americans?

Question 10 10. There were several murders in Washington State. The Washington State police and attorney's office have jurisdiction there, but so does the FBI. This is due to which of the following?

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Question 11 11. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 12 12. The Supreme Court has decided that the federal law stating that smoking in public is not permitted is in line with the constitution. Can the state of California still allow smoking in public?

Question 13 13. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 14 14. Which of the following hypothetical candidates meets the constitutional qualifications for president?

Question 15 15. The Declaration of Independence was drafted in June 1776. Name the person who led the drafting committee.

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Question 16 16. The President of the United States has broken the law by using the NSA to spy on his political opponents. He refuses to resign, but Congress has started the impeachment procedure in order to remove him from office. This is an example of which of the following?

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

Question 18 18. The Northwest Ordinance:

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a weakness of the Articles of Confederation?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 22 22. The Antifederalists

Question 23 23. The Federalists

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following documents served as our nation's first constitution?

Question 27 27. The Ninth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

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

Question 29 29. Our U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are based on principles that place emphasis on the good of the people, allowing their participation while protecting their individual rights. These principles are known as _____.

Question 30 30. How did the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan differ?

U.S. Constitutional Democracy Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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