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Unit 3 Practice

Quiz by Adrian Deese

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  • Q1
    Wealthy plantation owners
  • Q2
    Subsistence farmers or traders
  • Q3
    Location connected to Charleston
  • Q4
    The major reason for the political tension between the Upcountry and Lowcountry:
    The Lowcountry controlled most of the political power even though they had many slaves and less white people
    The issue of slavery divided the Upcountry and Lowcountry
    The location of the capitol was hard to reach for people of the Lowcountry
    The Upcountry controlled most of the political power because they had a large slave population.
  • Q5
    What was the reason the capitol was moved from Charleston to Columbia?
    The British captured Charleston in the Revolutionary War and was occupying it
    Columbia had better weather, Charleston was too hot in the summer.
    Columbia was more centrally located and it pleased the people of the Upcountry
    . Columbia was where the majority of the wealthy population was located
  • Q6
    What was true about representation in South Carolina’s government?
    Slavery increased in the Upcountry, and representation was based on white population and taxable property (slaves).
    The Lowcountry was happy to share representation with the Upcountry
    . Both the Upcountry and Lowcountry had the exact same number of representatives in the SC government.
    Slavery decreased in the Upcountry, therefore the Lowcountry gained many more representatives.
  • Q7
    What was the major issue with the Articles of Confederation?
    The national government had too much power, and the states had none.
    The issue of slavery was not addressed.
    The federal had too much power, and it had an extensive Bill of Rights.
    The executive branch was too weak
  • Q8
    Which of the following is NOT true about South Carolina in the Constitutional Convention?
    South Carolina wanted three branches (executive, legislative, and judicial).
    The delegates took many positions on different subjects
    South Carolina wanted only two branches (executive, legislative)
    South Carolina supported the idea of a strong central government.
  • Q9
    The Virginia Plan was based on _______________________.
    land, the bigger size a state was, the more representatives it had
    slaves, the more slaves a state had, the more representatives it had
    population, the more people a state had, the more representatives it had
    wealth, the more money a state had, the more representatives it had
  • Q10
    The plan that wanted one vote per state was the _________________________ Plan.
    New Jersey
  • Q11
    The Great Compromise called for _______________________________.
    Two houses in the Legislative Branch, the Senate based on population, and the House of Representatives based on equal representation
    Two houses in the Legislative Branch, the Senate based on equal representation, and the House of Representatives based on population
    . Three houses in the Legislative Branch, one based on population, one equal representation, and one based on the number of slaves
    Two branches in the government, the executive-legislative, and judicial branches.
  • Q12
    The Three/Fifths Compromise resolved the issue of:
    Branches, instead of five branches they had three in the national government
    The SC Capitol, it was moved 3/5 in the center of the state
    Wealth, the wealthier states’ income was counted at 3/5 of the value
    Slavery, slaves counted as 3/5 of a person
  • Q13
    South Carolina also supported the Commerce Compromise:
    Federal government would not control slave trade for 20 years.
    Citizens only had to pay state taxes, not federal ones, for 10 years
    Federal government would continue to tax imports
    Rice, indigo and other cash crops were regulated by the federal government
  • Q14
    ________________ were fearful of a strong national government and feared the elite would have too much power, and
  • Q15
    Which of the following is NOT true about the Bill of Rights?
    It is the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
    It was added by the Anti-Federalists to address the issue of slavery.
    It is a list of individual rights (examples: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, trial by jury)
    . It was added by the Federalists because the Anti-Federalists would not approve the Constitution without it.

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