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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 29-30.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did George Mason say he feared, in his argument on June 4?
(a) That government will degenerate into a tool of businesses.
(b) That government will not have enough funding.
(c) That government will degenerate into mob rule.
(d) That government will degenerate into monarchy.

2. Which form of government includes direct voting by the people?
(a) Representative democracy.
(b) Oligarchy.
(c) Constitutional monarchy.
(d) Republic.

3. What kind of representation did James Madison advocate?
(a) Representation by state.
(b) Representation by state size.
(c) Representation by revenue.
(d) Representation by person.

4. What did the delegates argue concerning the question of whether the judiciary should be able to veto legislation?
(a) That the executive would be rendered powerless.
(b) That the judiciary would thereby acquire legislative power.
(c) That the judiciary would become the most powerful branch of government.
(d) That the executive would thereby attain control over the legislature through the judiciary.

5. What was James Madison's feeling about the compromise?
(a) He felt that the convention was sacrificing large states to small states.
(b) He felt that the convention was striking the right balance.
(c) He felt that the convention was sacrificing justice for the small states.
(d) He felt that the convention was sacrificing federalism to distributed power.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did James Madison argue with relation to the New Jersey Plan?

2. What were the delegates' intentions when they argued for election of Senators from state legislatures?

3. Alexander Hamilton gave a speech that expressed what value?

4. What opinion bolstered Mr. Sherman's view about where election should take place?

5. What did Gouverneur Morris advocate about executive veto power?

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