Miracle at Philadelphia Multiple Choice Test Questions

Catherine Drinker Bowen
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The Scene. Origins of the Convention.

1. Where does the Convention meet?
(a) The Pennsylvania State House.
(b) Washington, D.C..
(c) The Congressional buildings.
(d) The White House.

2. Why isn't the Convention called the Constitutional Convention?
(a) The initial purpose is to revise the Articles of Confederation, not to write a Constitution.
(b) The Constitution is already drafted, and the Convention is held to discuss the draft.
(c) The Convention does not discuss the development of a Constitution.
(d) The Constitution is not written until after the Convention is over.

3. How does Washington get his title of Commander in Chief?
(a) Congress elects him as General of the Continental Army.
(b) A popular vote elects him as General of the Continental Army.
(c) Washington is elected the Commander of the Convention.
(d) Washington is appointed as the Commander of the thirteen original colonies.

4. What is Shay's Rebellion?
(a) A movement by the Massachusetts delegation to prevent the writing of a Constitution.
(b) A rebellion by the colonists against the British rulers.
(c) A revolt by farmers in Western Massachusetts angered over taxation by leaders in Boston.
(d) A movement by Southern farmers to keep slavery in their states.

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