Quiz 2 - 1. What was the primary goal of the Constitution's...

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1. What was the primary goal of the Constitution’s framers? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. to create a constitution system which would last for centuries 2. to create an effective government 3. to develop political virtue among the citizens 4. to create a document that made state constitutions unnecessary Score: 1/1 2. Which of the following sectors of society did not have interests that were a direct spark for the American Revolution? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. New England merchants 2. royalists loyal to Britain 3. small farmers 4. slaves Score: 1/1 3.
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Colonial protesters of the Stamp Act and the Sugar Act rallied around what famous political slogan? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. “No taxation without representation.” 2. “Give me liberty or give me death.” 3. “Remember the Alamo.” 4. “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Score: 1/1 4. Who defended in court the British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. John Hancock 2. John Adams 3. Thomas Jefferson 4. Samuel Adams Score: 1/1 5. The Stamp Act was a Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. prohibition on all unofficial mail. 2. prohibition on alcohol.
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 3. law permitting the Crown to open mail. 4. tax on commerce. Score: 1/1 6. The events that led to the Revolutionary War were sparked by what event? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. The British had established suspicious alliances with Indian tribes during the French and Indian Wars. 2. The British raised revenue by increasing the tax rate of the colonies. 3. King George II was assassinated by American separatists. 4. Protestant fundamentalists in New England were attempting to establish a theocracy. Score: 1/1 7. What was the most common form of taxation during the colonial era?
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. taxes on commercial products and activities 2. income tax 3. taxes for use of governmental services and lands 4. animal head tax Score: 1/1 8. The Boston Tea Party resulted in all of the following events except Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. the closure of Boston harbor by the British. 2. a change in colonial government. 3. the restriction on movement of colonialists to the west. 4. the Boston Massacre. Score: 1/1 9. Which of the following was not appointed to help draft the Declaration of Independence? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. John Adams 2. Thomas Jefferson 3. George Washington 4. Benjamin Franklin
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Score: 1/1 10. The first written constitution for the United States was called Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. the Bill of Rights. 2. the Constitution.
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2008 for the course GOVT 2302 taught by Professor Casey,walter during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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Quiz 2 - 1. What was the primary goal of the Constitution's...

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