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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: Ratification of the Constitution, Chapters 31-34.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What were opponents of the resolution that was ultimately adopted afraid of?
(a) That trade would be stifled.
(b) That foreign countries would be able to divide and conquer.
(c) That the federal government would become too powerful.
(d) That the states would gain too much independence.
2. What was the benefit of adopting the resolution that was ultimately adopted?
(a) It weakened the Articles of Confederation and gave the states more power.
(b) It created a need for a lot of inter-state lawsuits.
(c) It allowed the federal government to be effective.
(d) It resolved decades of inter-state tension.
3. What did opponents to the suffrage limitation argue?
(a) That universal suffrage would allow too many interests into politics.
(b) That it was not right to allow uneducated people to vote.
(c) That it was not fair to prevent so many people from participating in government.
(d) That the people could not be trusted to choose their leaders.
4. What did Patrick Henry say was the end of government?
5. Why did many delegates support one resolution to this question?
(a) To avoid dissension.
(b) To cater to the states' needs.
(c) To reduce the federal government's power.
(d) To limit the independence of the federal government.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was DeWitt arguing against in his essays?
2. What did Alexander Hamilton want to protect the executive from?
3. Why did Mr. Wilson prefer the New Jersey Plan?
4. Where else did the question of proposing limitations arise, besides the debate over suffrage?
5. What did James Wilson argue concerning the Constitution's provision for a standing army?
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