Understanding American Politics and Government

Political Science

Quiz 3 :
The Constitution

Quiz 3 :
The Constitution

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At the Constitutional Convention,the delegates agreed that slaves would be counted as __________ of a person for determining population for representation in the House of Representatives.
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B

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What is the name given to the law that would govern human beings before governments existed?
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C

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In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed?
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A

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What items were taxed as a result of the Revenue Act?
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The U.S.Constitution was adopted in response to the weaknesses of the Articles of __________.
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The colonists rebelled against the unilateral imposition by the British government of which of the following?
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Who was the author of the Declaration of Independence?
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Which of the following debated and drafted the Declaration of Independence?
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Which clause provides that the Constitution shall be the supreme law of the land?
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Which of the following generally favored a strong national government and supported the proposed U.S.Constitution?
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Which of the following plans proposed proportional representation in both the House of Representatives and the Senate?
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How many amendments have been made to the Constitution since its ratification?
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In what year was the U.S.Constitution ratified?
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In which of the following systems is government by representatives of the people instead of directly by the people themselves?
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Which of the following is a branch of the U.S.government?
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As shown in Figure 3.1,what are the three branches of government recognized for their separation of powers and checks and balances?
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The Boston Tea Party became a symbol of the reaction of the people against which of the following?
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Which of the following philosophers greatly influenced the colonists' views on the role of government?
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What does the Declaration of Independence signify?
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Which of the following required all paper items in the colonies to carry a stamp of the Crown?
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