New Government - HIS 1043.001.008 JOHNSON SCHWIFF New...

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HIS 1043.001/.008 SI SHIRLEY JOHNSON/ SCHWIFF FALL 08 New Government DIRECTIONS: Each of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by five suggested answers or completions. Select the one that is best in each case. 1. The Articles of Confederation a. Gave too much power to the central government b. Jealously guarded state sovereignty at the expense of national power c. Provided for state representation by population d. Created the power of the presidency e. Changed little from its original draft 2. The paternalistic view of slavery held that a. Slave was a necessary evil that should be phased out as soon as it was economically possible b. Slavery was a totally unjustifiable abuse of humanity demanding immediate abolition c. Slavery was an artifact of a more primitive past that would eventually fade out on its own d. Slavery was necessary to protect blacks from the mistreatment and abuse they would receive if they were freed. e. Slavery was necessary to keep blacks from developing their superior potential and eventually dominating the white race. 3. Under the Articles of Confederation I. The national government did not have the power to impose taxes on the citizens of the states. II. The states were to retain their individual sovereignty and each, regardless of population, was to have one vote in the Confederation Congress III. There was to be no single, separate, powerful executive IV. An amendment required the approval of all the states. a. I only b. II only c. I and II only d. I, II, and III only e. I, II, III, IV 4. The most obvious contradiction to the principles expressed in the founding of the American republic was a. The way it treated women b. Its failure to allow businessmen a say in planning the nation’s future c. The continued existence of slavery in much of the nation d. The fact that some states continued to require property as a prerequisite for voting e. Its failure to address matters of religion 5. Which of the following was NOT true of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787? a. It recognized the territorial claims of the various Indian tribes within the Northwest Territory b. It guaranteed freedom of religion to settlers in the Northwest Territory c. It guaranteed the right to a jury trial to settlers in the Northwest Territory. d.
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