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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 does James Madison argue on the question of suffrage?
(a) He thought that suffrage restrictions were a step toward monarchy.
(b) He thought that suffrage restrictions were regrettable but necessary.
(c) He thought that universal suffrage would ruin the government.
(d) He thought that universal suffrage should triumph.
2. Why did many delegates support one resolution to this question?
(a) To avoid dissension.
(b) To reduce the federal government's power.
(c) To limit the independence of the federal government.
(d) To cater to the states' needs.
3. What did opponents of the resolution that was ultimately adopted think would be the consequence of adopting the proposal?
(a) That states would work by region to set their own laws and standards.
(b) That the states would be eradicated.
(c) That the states would have to band together to oppose the government.
(d) That the states would lose tax income to the federal government.
4. What was DeWitt arguing against in his essays?
(a) An executive for life.
(b) Energetic central government.
(d) Representation by state.
5. What position was James Wilson asked to take in the Constitutional debate?
(a) He was asked to defend the Constitution.
(b) He was asked to argue for additions to the Constitution.
(c) He was asked to attack opponents of the Constitution.
(d) He was asked to promote revisions of the Constitution.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where else did the question of proposing limitations arise, besides the debate over suffrage?
2. Which party did James Wilson belong to?
3. Why did Mr. Wilson prefer the New Jersey Plan?
4. What reason did Alexander Hamilton give for ratification of the Constitution?
5. What limitation did delegates try to place on suffrage?
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