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New Nation

Quiz by Carla Salley

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    Where is the location of the Upcountry region of South Carolina?
    eastern part of the state
    southeastern part of the state
    northwestern part of the state
    middle of the state
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  • Q2
    What was the means by which most Upcountry settlers made a living?
    They were mostly merchants and artisans
    They owned large plantations
    They owned or worked small family farms
    They established clothing factories and mills
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  • Q3
    Why did the Lowcountry not share political power with the Upcountry?
    They feared the Upcountry would not support slavery
    They thought the Upcountry still had too many loyalists
    They thought the people in the Upcountry were smarter than them and would make their leadership look bad
    They believed the Upcountry too uncivilized to serve
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  • Q4
    What invention helped change the Lowcountry's willingness to share power with the Upcountry?
    seed drill
    spinning jenny
    cotton gin
    steam engine
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  • Q5
    What did SC base representation on in the Compromise of 1808?
    White population and the amount of taxable property (including slaves).
    The white population
    Taxable property (including slaves)
    The white male population and land ownership
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  • Q6
    What was the purpose of the Philadelphia Convention?
    It was called to write a new constitution
    It was called to create the Bill of Rights
    It was called to edit the Declaration of Independence
    It was called to solve the problems of government under the Articles of Confederation
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  • Q7
    What plan did South Carolina delegates support on the issue of representation in the new government?
    Connecticut Plan
    New Jersey Plan
    Virginia Plan
    South Carolina Plan
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  • Q8
    What resolved the disagreement among Convention delegates as to how representation would be determined?
    The Commerce Compromise
    The Jefferson Resolution
    The Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Great Compromise
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  • Q9
    What resolved the debate over whether slaves should be counted in determining representation?
    The Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Commerce Compromise
    The Jay Treaty
    The Great Compromise
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  • Q10
    What compromise resolved the debate over the regulation of trade?
    The Great Compromise
    The Hamilton Agreement
    The Three-Fifths Compromise
    The Commerce Compromise
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  • Q11
    Which constitutional principle provides the authority for government flows from the people?
    popular sovereignty
    individual rights
    separation of powers
    federalism
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  • Q12
    Which constitutional principle places a limit on the power of any one branch of government?
    popular sovereignty
    limited government
    checks and balances
    separation of powers
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  • Q13
    Which constitutional principle divides governmental powers between the national and state governments?
    federalism
    representative democracy
    separation of powers
    popular sovereignty
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  • Q14
    Which constitutional principle provides protection for the rights of those worried about a strong federal government?
    representative democracy
    popular sovereignty
    individual rights
    checks and balances
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  • Q15
    Which constitutional principle states that the powers of government are restricted by the Constitution?
    federalism
    separation of powers
    limited government
    checks and balances
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