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American Government Sample Test Ch. 2 1. Jefferson’s phrase, “the pursuit of happiness,” stated in the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, was more specifically interpreted by the colonists to mean the right to a. self-employment. b. political liberty. c. taxation only with representation. d. property. 2. The U.S. Constitution was written in the year a. 1775. b. 1776. c. 1787. d. 1789. 3. The purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to a. prepare a new constitution. b. revise the Articles of Confederation. c. draft a Declaration of Independence. d. adopt a common state constitution. 4. The Pennsylvania Constitution was notable for a. being very democratic b. the protection it granted to minorities. c. granting so much power to the executive. d. the opposition it drew from French philosophers. 5. Seats in Congress were allocated on the basis of both equality (Senate) and population (House) under the a. Connecticut Compromise. b. New Jersey Plan.
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course HISTORY 102 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at CUNY City Tech.

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