quiz ch 2 - CHAPTER 2 QUIZ Since 1789, more than 11,000...

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CHAPTER 2 QUIZ Since 1789, more than 11,000 amendments were formally offered in Congress. Of these, only ____________ were finally ratified by the states. Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. 50 2. 27 100% 3. 100 4. 500 Score: 1/1 2. Prior to the twentieth century, most governments relied on ____________ for revenue. Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. tariffs, duties, and other taxes on commerce 2. local sales taxes 3. a personal income tax 0% 4. a national sales tax Score: 0/1 3. The First Continental Congress met in 1774. Which of the following actions did the delegates at the Congress take? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. They wrote the pamphlet Common Sense , which argued for independence
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback from British rule. 2. They declared independence from Great Britain. 3. They elected George Washington as General of the Colonial Army. 4. They called for a total boycott of British goods. 100% Score: 1/1 4. The United States' first written constitution was Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. the League of States. 2. the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. 100% 3. the Declaration of Independence. 4. the U.S. Constitution. Score: 1/1 5. The Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation were not sufficient to hold the new nation together as an independent and effective nation-state. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. The central government under the Articles of Confederation was powerless to intervene to resolve trade, economic, and political disputes among the states. 2. Many of the pre- Revolutionary colonial elite favored a stronger national government in order to protect their economic interests. 3. Many of the pre- and post- revolutionary radicals, small farmers, artisans, and shopkeepers wanted a strong national government in order to protect their economic interests. 100% 4. Competition among the states for foreign commerce allowed the European powers to play the states against one another. Score: 1/1
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6. The Shays’s Rebellion was significant in that it Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. led to renewed fighting between the colonists and the British. 2. was the last battle in the Revolutionary War. 3. demonstrated the weakness of government under the Articles of Confederation. 100% 4. represents the first major battle of the Civil War. Score: 1/1 7. The Connecticut Plan provided for which of the following? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. a House of Representatives apportioned by the number of free inhabitants plus three-fifths of the slaves and a Senate consisting of two members from each state selected by the state legislatures 2. a House of
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback Representatives apportioned by the number of free inhabitants plus three-fifths of the slaves and a Senate consisting of two members from each state
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