The Anti-Federalist Papers; and, the Constitutional Convention Debates Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 43-45, Appendices I and II.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did "Brutus" argue regarding representation of the people in government?
(a) He said that the standing army would not represent the desires of the people themselves.
(b) He said that term limits were too short for representatives to learn the legislative process.
(c) He said that there were too few representatives, and they would not know their constituents.
(d) He said that the structure of the House and Senate would make gridlock inevitable.

2. Which constituents did Dr. Johnson want to placate with the plan he advocated?
(a) Foreign diplomats.
(b) Small states.
(c) Federalists.
(d) The upper classes.

3. Where else did the question of proposing limitations arise, besides the debate over suffrage?
(a) Qualifications for holding office.
(b) Requirements for serving in the military.
(c) Qualifications for owning property.
(d) Qualifications for traveling abroad.

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

5. What did James Madison recommend for the appointment of Supreme Court Justices?
(a) That appointments be susceptible to two-thirds vote override by the Congress.
(b) That appointments be beyond contest.
(c) That judges should be appointed for seven-year terms.
(d) That judges should be elected.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did "Brutus" argue in his letters?

2. What was James Madison's feeling about the compromise?

3. What did delegates debate on June 6?

4. What must the government use its power to protect the people from, in James Madison's opinion?

5. What did Madison and Jefferson want to do about judges?

(see the answer key)

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