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Constitution Unit Test Review

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22 questions
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  • Q1
    What did the Americans include because of the Quartering Act?
    4th Amendment
    1st Amendment
    Federalism
    3rd Amendment
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  • Q2
    What was written anonymously to convince people to ratify the Constitution?
    Bill of Rights
    The Federalist Papers
    The AntiFederalist Papers
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  • Q3
    How did the Americans make sure that they didn't have a ruler that became a tyrant?
    A strong army
    Saying no tyrants allowed
    Limiting powers of the government
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  • Q4
    What year was the Constitution written in?
    1787
    1607
    1620
    1776
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  • Q5
    What said that the U.S. would have a bicameral legislature?
    New Jersey Plan
    Bill of Rights
    3/5's Compromise
    Great Compromise
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  • Q6
    What plan said that both parts of the Legislative Branch should be based on population?
    Federalist Papers
    Virginia Plan
    Great Compromise
    New Jersey Plan
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  • Q7
    Why did small states not like the Virginia Plan?
    They supported the Maine Plan
    They wanted three parts of the Legislative Branch
    They would have too much representation
    They wouldn't have as much representation
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  • Q8
    What said that 3 out of every 5 slaves would count towards both population and taxation?
    Great Compromise
    New Jersey Plan
    Virginia Plan
    3/5's Compromise
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  • Q9
    Was James Madison a Federalist or an Antifederalist?
    Antifederalist
    Federalist
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  • Q10
    Was Patrick Henry a Federalist or Antifederalist?
    Federalist
    Antifederalist
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  • Q11
    Was Alexander Hamilton a Federalist or Antifederalist?
    Federalist
    Antifederalist
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  • Q12
    Was George Mason a Federalist or Antifederalist?
    Federalist
    Antifederalist
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  • Q13
    What protects peoples right to freedom of religion?
    4th Amendment
    2nd Amendment
    1st Amendment
    6th Amendment
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  • Q14
    What amendment protects peoples freedom from unreasonable search and seizure of personal property?
    6th Amendment
    4th Amendment
    5th Amendment
    3rd Amendment
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  • Q15
    Why did people want to get rid of the Articles of Confederation?
    It was breaking their rights
    It was weak
    It was too strong
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  • Q16
    What group wanted a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution to protect peoples rights?
    Antifederalists
    Federalists
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  • Q17
    What convinced the Antifederalists to ratify the Constitution?
    They wanted a strong federal government
    Alexander Hamilton was young, scrappy and hungry
    The Federalist Papers
    Added a Bill of Rights
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  • Q18
    What amendment protects the right to trial by jury?
    8th Amendment
    4th Amendment
    5th Amendment
    6th Amendment
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  • Q19
    What is separation of powers?
    Rule of law
    Protecting individual rights
    Each branch of government can control the others
    Each branch of government has their own job
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  • Q20
    Who was worried that the Constitution didn't protect states' rights?
    Federalists
    Antifederalists
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