Massachusetts Constitution of 1780


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The 'social contract' political theory which the Massachusetts Constitution functions on is based on teachings of whom?

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1. The first part (not the preamble) of the constitution is considered an example which of the following?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the drafters of the Massachusetts Constitution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will test what you know about the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780. The quiz focuses on key points from the lesson, including the social contract political theory and the authors of the constitution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz covers the following:

  • Social contract political theory
  • First part of the constitution
  • The constitution's drafters
  • Ratification policy
  • Significance of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

Skills Practiced

After you study the lesson, take the quiz to test your capabilities regarding the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related US history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as social contract political theory and ratification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, which addresses the following objectives:

  • Identify the drafters of the constitution
  • Define the social contract political theory
  • Understand the Preamble and Parts the First and Second