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Paulson 8 Vocabulary Nov. 6-10, 2017

Quiz by BJ Paulson

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18 questions
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  • Q1
    A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting.
    republic
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  • Q2
    The vast territory of land that included present-day Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin; was politically organized by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.
    Northwest Territory
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  • Q3
    A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area.
    population
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  • Q4
    A network of lines that cross each other to form a series of squares or rectangles.
    grid
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  • Q5
    Formal approval.
    ratification
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  • Q6
    A sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event.
    crisis
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  • Q7
    To eat up hungrily.
    devour
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  • Q8
    Capable of attracting or holding interest.
    captivating
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  • Q9
    Very frightened.
    terrified
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  • Q10
    Large and heavy; great in size or scope.
    massive
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  • Q11
    Extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree.
    tremendous
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  • Q12
    Problems
    ills
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  • Q13
    A system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
    federalism
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  • Q14
    A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during ratification debates in state legislatures.
    Federalists
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  • Q15
    Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong central government, generally.
    Antifederalists
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  • Q16
    A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1-10, and in all state constitutions.
    Bill of Rights
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  • Q17
    Series of newspaper articles written by John Hay, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton which enumerated arguments in favor of the Constitution and refuted the arguments of the Antifederalists.
    The Federalist Papers
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  • Q18
    Prove to be false.
    refute
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