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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 Great Compromise?
(a) Bring Texas into the union as a slave state, and Missouri as free.
(b) Appoint judges for life, but allow them to be impeached.
(c) A bicameral legislature.
(d) The creation of the Electoral College.
2. What did Mr. Mason support at the convention?
(a) Appointment by the President.
(b) Election of Senators by Senators.
(c) Election by the people.
(d) Election by state legislatures.
3. What thoughts did Mr. Wilson express at the convention?
(a) Popular election will debase public discourse.
(b) Popular election will lead to a tyranny of the masses.
(c) Popular election will allow the people to mislead each other.
(d) Popular election will give people confidence in the government.
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 not to regulate trade at all.
(c) The South wanted the Constitution to keep Congress from restricting trade.
(d) The South wanted the Constitution to keep tariffs low indefinitely.
5. What was the objection to constitutional monarchy at the constitutional convention?
(a) The threat of mob rule.
(b) The threat of tyranny of the masses.
(c) The possibility of a runaway executive.
(d) The Americans' distaste following the war.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wrote the introduction to this edition of "The Anti-Federalist Papers"?
2. What power was missing from the Articles?
3. What did Madison stress in his letter to George Washington?
4. What was cut out when the Constitutional Convention doted down part of the Virginia Plan?
5. What kind of political thought was flourishing in the 1770s in America?
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