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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 35-38.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What subject were the delegates debating in Chapter 6?
(a) Whether government officers should receive pay.
(b) Who should be eligible to vote in elections.
(c) Whether the executive should be singular or plural.
(d) Whether the federal government should oversee state laws.

2. Who proposed that government officers not receive salaries?
(a) George Washington.
(b) Alexander Hamilton.
(c) James Madison.
(d) Benjamin Franklin.

3. Which form of government includes a representative government without hereditary privilege?
(a) Constitutional monarchy.
(b) Republic.
(c) Oligarchy.
(d) Representative democracy.

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 executive would thereby attain control over the legislature through the judiciary.
(c) That the judiciary would thereby acquire legislative power.
(d) That the judiciary would become the most powerful branch of government.

5. Which bodies were the delegates considering as electors of Representatives in the House?
(a) Property owners or free men.
(b) Special committees or state legislatures.
(c) State legislatures or the national senate.
(d) The people or state legislatures.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the benefit of adopting the resolution that was ultimately adopted?

2. What resolution was ultimately adopted?

3. What powers did Mr. Mason argue the Congress should not have?

4. What compromise did the Northeast states reach with Georgia and South Carolina over slavery?

5. What did Mr. Hamilton argue during the debate over the length of Senatorial term-lengths?

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