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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 17-20.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Delegates were trying to strike a balance in their decision about electing representatives for the House between what?
(a) Between ideals and practical applications.
(b) Between federal and state power.
(c) Between American and foreign power.
(d) Between East coast and southern power.
2. What did delegates suggest would happen if state legislatures chose Representatives for the House?
(a) The people would revolt.
(b) State and federal powers would balance.
(c) The states would acquire too much power.
(d) The government would not be legitimate.
3. What did James Madison support?
(a) A system of checks and balances.
(b) A government of businesses.
(c) Strong state governments.
(d) A strong federal government.
4. What was the objection to democracy at the constitutional convention?
(a) The problems with devising a scheme of representation.
(b) The threat of mob rule.
(c) The threat of concentrated executive power.
(d) The danger of foreign influence.
5. What kind of political thought was flourishing in the 1770s in America?
(a) Radical political thought.
(b) Conservative political thought.
(c) Practical political thought.
(d) Aristocratic political thought.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Mr. Sherman say election should take place?
2. Why did delegates argue for a judicial veto power?
3. How did the New Jersey Plan resolve the question of the relationship of state laws to federal laws?
4. What happened to the motion not to give government officers salaries?
5. What did Gouverneur Morris argue concerning the question of whether the executive should be chosen by the legislature?
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