Practice Test #9

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All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's, The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 09: Confederation and Constitution 1. Continental army officers attempting to form the Society of the Cincinnati a. were brought to trial for trying to sabotage the civil government b. were denounce for their aristocratic pretensions. c. were trying to force the congress to pay them their pensions d. reflected the Revolutionary War generation’s spirit of equality 2. The American Revolution was a. truly radical b. inconsequential in world history c. an example of accelerated evolution rather than outright revolution d. very much like the French and Russian revolutions. 3. The world’s first antislavery society was founded by a. Thomas Jefferson b. Quakers in Philadelphia c. Puritans in New England d. Catholics in Maryland 4. As a result of the Revolution’s emphasis on equality, all of the following were achieved except a. resolution of property qualifications for voting by most states b. the growth of trade organizations for artisan and laborers c. the establishment of the world’s first antislavery society d. full equality between white women and men 5. The most important outcome of the Revolution for white women was that they a. permanently gained the right to vote b. were allowed to serve in national legislature c. were elevated to a newly prestigious role as special keepers of the nation’s conscience d. finally gained fully equal status with white males. 6. As written documents, the state constitutions were intended to a. represent a fundamental law superior to ordinary legislation b. be subordinate to state laws c. grant the governor more power than the legislature d. keep the government in the hands of the well-to-do. 7. Early signs of abolishment movement can be seen in the a. Articles of Confederation b. constitution c. outlawing of slavery by northern states. d. passage of laws allowing interracial marriage 8. The Founding Fathers failed to eliminate slavery because a. they did not truly believe in democracy b. a fight over slavery might destroy national unity c. they were more concerned with securing equality for women d. the North began to rely more heavily on slave labor. 9. One reason that the United States avoided the frightful excess of the French Revolution is that a. America declared martial law until the Constitution was enacted in 1789. b. the American Revolution suddenly overturned the entire political framework c. cheap land was easily available d. political democracy preceded economic democracy. 1
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