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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 method of ratification did Oliver Ellsworth advocate?
(a) Ratification national referendum.
(b) Ratification by straw poll.
(c) Ratification by special conventions in each state.
(d) Ratification by state legislature.
2. What did James Wilson argue regarding the abolition of trial by jury at the federal level?
(a) He said that there would not be many cases where this applied.
(b) He said that it would be compensated by strong protections at the state level.
(c) He said that trial by military tribunal was just as fair.
(d) He said it was not a general problem.
3. What did Madison advocate concerning the election or appointment of the executive?
(a) Election by Congress would hurt the public interest.
(b) Election by the people would hurt the public interest.
(c) Appointment by an electoral college would be best.
(d) Appointment by the Supreme Court would be best.
4. What was DeWitt arguing against in his essays?
(b) Representation by state.
(c) An executive for life.
(d) Energetic central government.
5. What did the New Jersey Plan allow the federal government to do?
(a) Regulate slavery.
(b) Maintain a standing army.
(c) Support a Supreme Court.
(d) Tax intra-state commerce.
Short Answer Questions
1. What reason did Alexander Hamilton give for ratification of the Constitution?
2. What was James Wilson calling for in his speech to the Pennsylvania legislature?
3. What did Mr. Williamson advocate for the term length on the election or appointment of the executive?
4. Which party did James Wilson belong to?
5. What position was James Wilson asked to take in the Constitutional debate?
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