Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which form of government includes direct voting by the people?
2. Alexander Hamilton gave a speech that expressed what value?
3. What reason did Mr. Mason give for the view he presented at the convention?
4. What happened to the motion not to give government officers salaries?
5. What reason did delegates give for Senators being elected in state legislatures?
Short Essay Questions
1. What needs did Governor Edmund Randolph of Virginia believe the Virginia Plan would satisfy that the Articles did not?
2. What were the proposals for the requirements for citizenship?
3. What was an argument for electing Senators in state legislatures?
4. What was Alexander Hamilton's argument about the need for a central government?
5. Who opposed the election of Senators by state legislatures, and why?
6. What was DeWitt's position on ratification?
7. What were the "Federal Farmer's" arguments regarding ratification?
8. What was the Virginia Plan?
9. Describe the delegates' reaction to the New Jersey Plan.
10. Why was constitutional monarchy unpopular?
How was the Bill of Rights created? Why was it not included in the original draft of the Constitution? Who called for it, and how was it arrived at? How did it change the nature of the Constitution?
Compare and contrast the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. What are the main differences? What similarities survived the Constitutional Convention, and why did they survive?
Explore the paradox that a government needs to be strong in order to protect the people from the government itself. How was this notion handled by the delegates at the Constitutional Convention? What allowances were made so that the government was neither too strong nor too weak? What allowances were made to protect individual freedom?
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