CONSTITUTION CHALLENGE. HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY 2010!!! God Bless Mesa Grande Academy and america!. In honor of this historic day, we are going to test your smarts! See how many questions you can answer correctly – knowledge is POWER!. What year was the the Constitution signed??. 1787
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B. Thomas Jefferson
C. James Madison
D. Benjamin Franklin
C. James Madison of Virginia, as he was preeminent in the actual contributions to the formation of the Constitution.
How many states were there when the Constitution was signed?
Where in the Constitution is the phrase “Separation of Church and State”
D. No where! This phrase is NOT in the Constitution at all! Thomas Jefferson wrote that the 1st Amendment erected a “wall of separation” thought to mean that the government should not establish, support or otherwise involve itself in any sanctioned religion.
B. Rhode Island
D. South Carolina
A. 10 Days
B. 2 Months
C. 100 Days
D. 2 Years
C. It was drafted right around 100 days – or just over 3 months.
A. New York City
C. Washington DC
B. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A. Thomas Jefferson
B. James Madison
C. George Washington
D. Ben Franklin
C. George Washington, by unanimous vote.
A. Vice President
B. Not a part of the Convention
C. Secretary of State
D. Delegate from the Great State of Virginia.
B. Thomas Jefferson wasn’t a member of the Constitutional Convention. He was the American Minister to France at the time.
A. Federalists and Confederalists
B. Republican and Democrat
C. Delegate and Condelegate
D. Federalists and Anti-Federalists
D. Federalists favored ratification and Anti-Federalists opposed ratification.
D. VII or 7
B. XXVII or 27
Which one? The 18th (Prohibition).
Bonus: How is an amendment repealed?
(by passing another amendment)
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