Miracle at Philadelphia Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The New Jersey Plan. Alexander Hamilton Makes his Speech. June 15-19..

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which state sends the most delegates to the Convention?
(a) New York.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Pennsylvania.
(d) Delaware.

2. In Chapter Seven, which delegate is described as being aware of the importance and significance of the Convention and its business?
(a) George Mason.
(b) Pierce Butler.
(c) Edmund Randolph.
(d) George Washington.

3. Which delegate is elected chairman of the Committee of the Whole?
(a) Elbridge Gerry.
(b) Chancellor Wythe.
(c) Nathaniel Gorham.
(d) George Washington.

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

5. Which delegate chairs the committee that writes the Articles of Confederation?
(a) James Madison.
(b) James Wilson.
(c) John Dickinson.
(d) Alexander Hamilton.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which issue tie up the Convention proceedings for days?

2. Chapter Five describes which Virginia Resolve that is considered at the beginning of June?

3. What is the significance of May 25th?

4. How does Hamilton get named as a delegate to the Convention?

5. Where does the Convention meet?

(see the answer key)

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