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Articles and Constitution

Quiz by Michele DePasquale

Grade 9-12
Social Studies
New Jersey Student Learning Standards

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  • Q1
    Primary purpose for the Articles of Confederation
    Guarantee a Bill of Rights
    Allow for the regulation of trade
    Establish a framework for government
    Provide money for government
  • Q2
    What are the Articles of Confederation?
    justification of the Revolutionary War
    Secession of the South
    plan to organize the colonies
    Reasons to support the Constitution
  • Q3
    Why did the Articles want a weak central government?
    Revenue was not great enough
    Government designed by Declaration
    Experience under a King was not positive
    Strong government was not necessary
  • Q4
    What is an accurate statement of government power under Articles?
    States coined money, collected taxes, and controlled trade.
    Executive branch was more powerful than the other two
    Larger populations had more votes in legislative
    Central government stronger than states
  • Q5
    Criticism of the Articles?
    did not provide enough power to central government
    allowed for new states
    prevent the development of military rule.
    limited presidents power

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