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1

What is the type of government where the citizens rule though their representatives

Republic

2

Which one of the following plans called for a unicameral legislature

New Jersey PLan

3

In which city did the Constitutional Convention take place

Philadelphia

4

In what type of government are the powers shared between the nation and the state governments

Federal

5

Which plan allowed for the upper house to be elected by the lower house

Virginia PLan

6

What ordinance call for a survey of the land in the old Northwest Territory to be divided into townships

Ordinance of 1785

7

Which ordinance said that once 60,000 free people lived in a territory could write a constitution and apply for statehood

Northwest ordinance of 1787

8

Which ordinance called for a one square mile section to be set aside for a school

Ordinance of 1785

9

What present day athletic conference has many schools that are located in the old Northwest Territory

BIG TEN

10

What term refers to a loose association of states

COnfederation

11

Powers that are delegated in the Constitution belong to which of the following levels of government

Federal

12

Powers that are reserved in the constitution belong to which one of the following levels of government

State

13

What is the purpose of the checks and balances that are provided for in our federal constitution

It keeps each of the branches of government on an equal basis; not allowing one to become too powerful

14

Which branch of government has the power to enforce the laws

executive

15

How is the number of electors determined for each state in the electoral college

It is the number of members that a state has in the House of Reps plus its number of senators

16

How many states had to ratify the constitution before it went into effect

9

17

What was the last state to ratify the Constitution

Rhode Island

18

He wrote the federalist papers

John Jay and Alexander Hamilton

19

He wrote the letters of a federal farmer

Richard Henry Lee

20

He wrote the New Jersey PLan

William Patterson

21

He was the author of the virginia PLan

James Madison

22

He was elected president of the Constitutiona Convention

George Washington

23

List the four freedoms of the first amendment

Speech
press
relgion
assembly

24

What is guaranteed to citizens in second Amendment

Right to bear arms

25

What are the three areas cover under the 4th amendment

no unreaosnable search and seizure
Have to have a warrant
have to have probable cause

26

What is double jeopardy in the 5th amendment

Cannot be tried for the same accusation if you were found innocent the first time

27

Can you be required to testify against yourself

No

28

List the four rights under the 6th amendment

speedy trial
impartial jury
Present and consent witnesses
right to counsel

29

What are the two things from which the 8th amendment protects citizens

No excessive bail
no cruel and unreasonable punishment

30

State or paraphrase the 10 amendment

the powers not delegated to the united states by the constitution nor prohibited it by the states, reserved to the states respectively, or to the people

31

which of the following statements is not true regarding the industrial revoltion

It began in the US

32

Which one of the following is a reason for the beginning of the industrial revolution in the US

The us was forced to manufacture its own goods bc of a british blockade

33

Which man won't the presidency election of 1816

James Monroe

34

Which one of the following terms refers to money that is used for investment to build factories and buy machinery

Capital

35

which part of the US developed an economy based upon a cash crop and excluded the development of factories

South

36

Which supreme court case declared that the bank of the US could not be taxed, bc the "power to tax, is the power to destroy"

McMulloch v Maryland

37

Which man developed the Missouri Compromise

Henry CLay

38

Which supreme court case declared that the cherokee nation was a "nation within a nation" and a state must not interfere with them

Worcester v Georgia

39

What event was the result of the President Jackson war one the Bank of the US

The panic of 1837

40

Which of the following was a provision of the Adams-Onis treaty

Spain sold florida to the US

41

What was the date of the deaths of both Jefferson and John Adams

July 4, 1826

42

What is true about the spoils system

It assures loyalty to the president

43

The election of 1824

John Q Adams 84
Andrew Jackson 99
Henry Clay 37
William Crawford 41

44

The election of 1828
Winner
Loser

Andrew Jackson
John Q Adams

45

Two parts of missouri compromise

Maine is admitted as a free state
Missouri is admitted as a slave state
Rest of the Louisiana Territory is split at 36' 30 degrees N

46

This man was president during the era of good feelings

James Monroe

47

He opposed the tariff of abominations

JOhn C Calhoun

48

Known as the great compromiser

Henry Clay

49

Known as hold hickory

Andrew Jackson

50

Developed a textile mill in Massachusetts with 2 other men

Francis Cabot Lowell

51

Developed the cotton gin

Eli Whitney

52

He accompanied the Indians along the trail of tears

General Winfield Scott

53

Built a textile mill to make thread in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Samuel Slater

54

President of the Bank of the US

Andrew Jackson

55

Developed the theory of nullification

John C Calhoun

56

"..Mr. Van Buren, but I will kill it"

Andrew Jackson

57

"Is it the fourth"

THomas Jefferson

58

"The reign of King Mob"

Justice Joseph Story

59

"Thomas Jefferson Survives"

John Adams

60

"John Marshall has made his decision. Now let him enforce it"

Andrew Jackson