Review - Government FULL

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R EVIEW : G OVERNMENT Directions : Answer the following questions to the best of your ability on a separate sheet of paper . 1. What was the major problem with the Articles of Confederation? 2. Why did the writers of the Articles of Confederation create a weak central government led by a Congress? 3. Why was a Constitutional Convention called? 4. What was the Northwest Ordinance of 1787? 5. What does the U.S. Constitution mean to America? 6. What is stated in the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution? 7. The Great Compromise settled what major dispute? 8. The Three-Fifths Compromise settled what major dispute? 9. Which branch of government is the strongest? Explain. 10. Which branch of Congress is most receptive to the needs of the people? Why? 11. What event could cause the power of the president to increase? 12. Who has the power to ratify treaties, approve of Cabinet members, and approve of Supreme Court nominees? 13.
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2010 for the course USH US History taught by Professor Mize during the Spring '10 term at West Point.

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