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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 9-12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What resolution was ultimately adopted?
(a) To prevent the federal government from overriding state laws.
(b) To give state laws independence from the federal legislature.
(c) To give federal laws supremacy over state laws.
(d) To allow the Supreme Court to decide which laws were supreme.
2. What were Americans concluding by the 1780s?
(a) That representation could have been earned without warfare.
(b) That the federal executive was too weak.
(c) That there was too much power in the federal government.
(d) That mercantile colonialism had been a working model before the revolution.
3. What did George Mason say he feared, in his argument on June 4?
(a) That government will not have enough funding.
(b) That government will degenerate into monarchy.
(c) That government will degenerate into mob rule.
(d) That government will degenerate into a tool of businesses.
4. How did the South want the Constitution to regulate trade?
(a) The South wanted the Constitution to let Congress set tariffs with a simple majority vote.
(b) The South wanted the Constitution to keep Congress from restricting trade.
(c) The South wanted the Constitution not to regulate trade at all.
(d) The South wanted the Constitution to keep tariffs low indefinitely.
5. How many branches of government did Mr. Madison propose be elected?
(b) At least one.
(d) He proposed that all government positions should be elected.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which form of government includes direct voting by the people?
2. What did Madison and Jefferson feel about Virginia?
3. Where did Mr. Sherman say election should take place?
4. How did the New Jersey Plan resolve the question of the relationship of state laws to federal laws?
5. Where did Mr. Gerry think the country's current troubles came from?
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