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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 was DeWitt arguing against in his essays?
(b) Energetic central government.
(c) An executive for life.
(d) Representation by state.
2. 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 lose tax income to the federal government.
(c) That the states would have to band together to oppose the government.
(d) That the states would be eradicated.
3. Why did Mr. Wilson prefer the New Jersey Plan?
(a) Because it protected America from European influence.
(b) Because it provided multiple legislative houses.
(c) Because it provided for a standing army.
(d) Because it centralized power in the executive.
4. What did the New Jersey Plan allow the federal government to do?
(a) Support a Supreme Court.
(b) Maintain a standing army.
(c) Tax intra-state commerce.
(d) Regulate slavery.
5. What imbalance gave James Madison cause for worry about ratification in the states?
(a) The disparity between landowners and laborers.
(b) The disparity between national and state interests.
(c) The disparity between Northern and Southern state interests.
(d) The disparity between East Coast states and frontier territories.
Short Answer Questions
1. What limitation did delegates try to place on suffrage?
2. What does James Madison argue on the question of suffrage?
3. What did Mr. Paterson argue about the New Jersey Plan?
4. How did James Wilson address the absence of a Bill of Rights?
5. Which party did James Wilson belong to?
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