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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: The Federal Convention of 1787, Chapter 1-4.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the objection to constitutional monarchy at the constitutional convention?
(a) The threat of tyranny of the masses.
(b) The possibility of a runaway executive.
(c) The threat of mob rule.
(d) The Americans' distaste following the war.
2. Which form of government includes direct voting by the people?
(b) Representative democracy.
(d) Constitutional monarchy.
3. What was the dominant fear about the executive?
(a) The power to regulate trade.
(b) The power to appoint judges.
(c) The power to go to war.
(d) The power to impose taxes.
4. What power was missing from the Articles?
(a) The power to conduct war.
(b) The power to regulate foreign trade.
(c) The power to amend the Articles.
(d) Executive power.
5. What did Madison and Jefferson want to do about judges?
(a) Subject them to elections.
(b) Review their judgments in the Congress.
(c) Protect them from popular politics.
(d) Allow them independence in their rulings.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wrote the introduction to this edition of "The Anti-Federalist Papers"?
2. What thoughts did Mr. Madison express on the topic of elections during debate at the convention?
3. What did the Virginia Plan propose to do to the Articles?
4. What did Madison say the country needed, in his letter to George Washington?
5. Where did Mr. Sherman say election should take place?
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