CH 2 DC3 Gov't Study Guide 2019.docx - CHAPTER 2 The American Constitution 2019 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 In establishing their new government Americans tried

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CHAPTER 2: The American Constitution 2019 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. In establishing their new government, Americans tried to establish a form that would operate with a. the monarchy. b. absolute authority. c. popular consent. d. royal governors. e. tacit consent. 2. The “critical period” that heavily influenced the formation of the Constitution was the a. Revolutionary War. b. Second Constitutional Convention. c. years between the battles of Bunker Hill and Valley Forge. d. years between the Declaration of Independence and the end of the war. e. years between independence and the convening of the Constitutional Convention. 3. Which of the following were common features of many of the early state constitutions? a. Separation of powers, strong executives, bicameral legislatures, property qualifications b. Separation of powers, weak governors, single house legislatures, property qualifications c. Lack of a judicial branch, strong governors, bicameral legislatures, property qualifications d. Separation of powers, powerful executives, single house legislatures, no voting restrictions e. Separation of powers, weak governors, bicameral legislatures, property qualifications 4.What did the Second Continental Congress declare must happen before the Articles of Confederation would go into effect? a.Nine of the thirteen states must concur.b.All of the thirteen states must ratify it.c.Each state must write a new constitution.d.A new representative must be elected from each state.e.Each state must submit suggested modifications to the document. 5. Which was not a provision of the Articles of Confederation? a. Limited powers of the national authority b. State equality c. Supermajority requirement on most important matters d. Unanimous consent to changes made to the Articles e. A judicial branch of government 6.Why did the delegates fashion a weak central authority in the Articles of Confederation?
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7.Why did Maryland initially refuse to ratify the Articles of Confederation?
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