Chapter 2 Practice Test

Chapter 2 Practice Test - Chapter 2 Practice Test 1. The...

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Chapter 2 Practice Test 1. The colonists believed that most politicians tended to be… a. Aristocratic b. Idealistic c. Benevolent d. Corrupt e. Incompetent 2. At the time of the American Revolution, most citizens were a. Self-employed b. Indentured servants c. Highly literate d. Property-less e. Concerned with economic rather than political issues. 3. The colonists fought to protect liberties which they believed were… a. Discoverable in nature and history. b. Based on a “higher law.” c. Essential to human progress. d. Ordained by God. e. All of the above. 4. When he wrote the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson replaced _______ with “the pursuit of happiness.” a. Life b. Property c. Justice d. Liberty e. Equality 5. The essential complaints itemized in the Declaration are remarkable because… a. Each had been primary features in other revolutions. b. They were never actually mentioned to the King. c. Most of the colonists were unable to understand them. d. None spoke of social or economic conditions in the colonies. e. Jefferson got most of the material from Franklin and Adams. 6. The colonists’ new vision of government insisted that… a. He executive branch be superior to the legislative branch. b. The judicial branch be superior to the legislative branch. c. The legislative branch be superior to the executive branch. d. The branches of government be unified. e. Each branch of government be equal. 7. The Articles of Confederation attempted to create a…
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a. Firm league of friendship among the states. b. A centralized government. c. Strong state commitment to the national government. d. Weak state governments. e. None of the above. 8. All of the following were true of the government under the Articles except a. Each state had one vote in Congress. b.
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