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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5-8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Madison and Jefferson want to do about judges?
(a) Allow them independence in their rulings.
(b) Protect them from popular politics.
(c) Subject them to elections.
(d) Review their judgments in the Congress.
2. What did Randolph argue at the convention?
(a) That the government needs to be strong to serve its purposes.
(b) That the Articles of Confederation were sufficient.
(c) That the states should be trusted with managing their own affairs.
(d) That the Constitution would need to stress diplomacy with foreign nations.
3. Why did delegates argue that Senators should be elected in state legislatures?
(a) The government would be composed of professional politicians.
(b) The state legislatures would thereby gain power against the federal government.
(c) The House of Representatives would be counter-balanced.
(d) The states would therefore have an interest in preserving the federal government.
4. What subject were the delegates debating in Chapter 6?
(a) Whether the federal government should oversee state laws.
(b) Who should be eligible to vote in elections.
(c) Whether government officers should receive pay.
(d) Whether the executive should be singular or plural.
5. What did Edmund Randolph present to the delegates?
(a) Articles of Confederation.
(b) The Virginia Plan.
(c) The New Jersey Plan.
(d) The Great Compromise.
Short Answer Questions
1. What theory was flourishing in the 1770s in America?
2. What were the delegates' intentions when they argued for election of Senators from state legislatures?
3. Where did Mr. Sherman say election should take place?
4. What did Madison stress in his letter to George Washington?
5. What were the delegates debating in Chapter 3?
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