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1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

AOC & Constitution Check

# 1-10We will quiz one question at a time

TAKE YOUR TIME


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

1.)

…We are fast verging to anarchy and confusion! How melancholy [sad] is the reflection, that in so short a space, we should have made such large strides towards fulfilling the prediction of our transatlantic foe [enemy]! "leave them to themselves, and their government will soon dissolve." Will not the wise and good strive hard to avert [prevent] this evil?...What stronger evidence can be given of the want of energy in our governments than these disorders [Shays’ Rebellion]? If there exists not a power to check them, what security has a man for life, liberty, or property?

Source: George Washington’s letter to James Madison, November 5, 1786

According to Washington, what is needed to prevent an uprising like Shays’ Rebellion?

A.) States rightsC.) Unalienable rights

B.) A strong central governmentD.) A limited government


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

2.)

Based on this cartoon, what is not a problem with the Articles of Confederation?

A.) Lack of a national defenseD.) Lack of national courts

B.) Creating treatiesC.) Getting out of debt


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

3.)

According to the reading, what would Speaker B consider himself?

A.) LoyalistC.) Federalist

B.) PatriotD.) Anti-Federalist


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

4.)

According to the reading, what would Speaker A consider himself?

A.) LoyalistC.) Federalist

B.) PatriotD.) Anti-Federalist


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

5.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

What is the source of the document?

A.) Articles of ConfederationC) Declaration of Independence

B.) U.S. ConstitutionD.) Bill of Rights


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

6.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

According to the document, how is representation in the House determined?

A.) EquallyC.) By state population

B.) By counting freemenD.) By the state legislatures


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

7.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

According to the document, how is representation in the Senate determined?

A.) EquallyC.) By state population

B.) By counting freemenD.) By the people


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

8.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

What was the name of the compromise, that established the way in which slaves would be counted toward representation in the House of Representatives?

A.) New Jersey PlanC.) Great Compromise

B.) Virginia PlanD.) 3/5 Compromise


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

9.)

  • The Senate

    •  Equal Representation

    •  Two Senators from each state.

  • The House of Representatives

    •  Representation is based on the population of the states.

    •  The number of representatives varies between each state.

What was the constitutional compromise, that established the way in which Congress would be composed?

A.) New Jersey PlanC.) Great Compromise

B.) Virginia PlanD.) 3/5 Compromise


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

10.)

  • On April 30, 1789, George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. The new United States Constitution had already been ratified, yet the future of the new country was still at risk. Many of the founding fathers were demanding a "bill of rights" which would protect the people from the government. This bill of rights was to be added to the Constitution to guarantee individual liberties and to make sure that the new government would not treat citizens like the old colonial government of Great Britain did. The two large states of Virginia and New York had yet to ratify the Constitution and demanded that a bill of rights be added to the Constitution before they would ratify the document. Two groups opposed each other, the Federalists who wanted a strong government and no bill of rights, and the Anti-Federalists who wanted more power for the states and a bill of rights. To reach an agreement which would allow all the states to ratify the new Constitution, James Madison promised to add a bill of rights to the Constitution.

  • The Constitution Webquest www.yourhistorysite.com

What was the main reason the Anti-Federalists wanted a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?

A.) To levy taxesC.) To satisfy small states

B.) To enforce lawsD.) To ensure basic liberties


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

1.)

30 Total

3 pts. each

…We are fast verging to anarchy and confusion! How melancholy [sad] is the reflection, that in so short a space, we should have made such large strides towards fulfilling the prediction of our transatlantic foe [enemy]! "leave them to themselves, and their government will soon dissolve." Will not the wise and good strive hard to avert [prevent] this evil?...What stronger evidence can be given of the want of energy in our governments than these disorders [Shays’ Rebellion]? If there exists not a power to check them, what security has a man for life, liberty, or property?

Source: George Washington’s letter to James Madison, November 5, 1786

According to Washington, what is needed to prevent an uprising like Shays’ Rebellion?

A.) States rightsC.) Unalienable rights

B.) A strong central governmentD.) A limited government


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

30 Total

3 pts. each

2.)

Based on this cartoon, what is not a problem with the Articles of Confederation?

A.) Lack of a national defenseD.) Lack of a justice system

B.) Creating treatiesC.) Getting out of debt


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

3.)

30 Total

3 pts. each

According to the quotes, what would Speaker B consider himself?

A.) LoyalistC.) Federalist

B.) PatriotD.) Anti-Federalist


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

4.)

30 Total

3 pts. each

According to the quotes, what would Speaker A consider himself?

A.) LoyalistC.) Federalist

B.) PatriotD.) Anti-Federalist


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

5.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

30 Total

3 pts. each

What is the source of the document?

A.) Articles of ConfederationC) Declaration of Independence

B.) U.S. ConstitutionD.) Bill of Rights


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

6.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

30 Total

3 pts. each

According to the document, how is representation in the House determined?

A.) EquallyC.) By state population

B.) By counting freemenD.) By the state legislatures


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

7.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

30 Total

3 pts. each

According to the document, how is representation in the Senate determined?

A.) EquallyC.) By state population

B.) By counting freemenD.) By the people


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

8.)

  • “The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States…Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons…

  • The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the Legislature thereof, for six Years…”

    Source: Article I of the U.S. Constitution

30 Total

3 pts. each

What was the name of the compromise, that established the way in which slaves would be counted toward representation in the House of Representatives?

A.) New Jersey PlanC.) Great Compromise

B.) Virginia PlanD.) 3/5 Compromise


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

9.)

30 Total

3 pts. each

  • The Senate

    •  Equal Representation

    •  Two Senators from each state.

  • The House of Representatives

    •  Representation is based on the population of the states.

    •  The number of representatives varies between each state.

What was the constitutional compromise, that established the way in which Congress would be composed?

A.) New Jersey PlanC.) Great Compromise

B.) Virginia PlanD.) 3/5 Compromise


1 10 we will quiz one question at a time

10.)

30 Total

3 pts. each

  • On April 30, 1789, George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. The new United States Constitution had already been ratified, yet the future of the new country was still at risk. Many of the founding fathers were demanding a "bill of rights" which would protect the people from the government. This bill of rights was to be added to the Constitution to guarantee individual liberties and to make sure that the new government would not treat citizens like the old colonial government of Great Britain did. The two large states of Virginia and New York had yet to ratify the Constitution and demanded that a bill of rights be added to the Constitution before they would ratify the document. Two groups opposed each other, the Federalists who wanted a strong government and no bill of rights, and the Anti-Federalists who wanted more power for the states and a bill of rights. To reach an agreement which would allow all the states to ratify the new Constitution, James Madison promised to add a bill of rights to the Constitution.

  • The Constitution Webquest www.yourhistorysite.com

What was the main reason the Anti-Federalists wanted a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?

A.) To levy taxesC.) To satisfy small states

B.) To enforce lawsD.) To ensure basic liberties


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