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56.Which of the following best explains why slavery was allowed when the Constitution was written?a. Many feared that slavery would splinter the convention and doom the Union.b. No slaves or free blacks were selected to serve as delegates to the convention.c. The delegates did not believe people of African descent were their equals.d. There was little public outcry at this time against the institution of slavery.e. The wealthy elites at the convention could not see beyond their ownself-interest.Answer:a
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: Constitution57.Which of the following remains a compelling source for determining the intent of the Framers?
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Page Reference: pp. 49–50A-head:The Struggle to Ratify the ConstitutionTopic: Constitution58.What was the greatest fear of the Anti-Federalists during the Constitutional Convention and subsequent debate?
Page Reference: pp. 49–50A-head:The Struggle to Ratify the ConstitutionTopic: Constitution59.Which of the following is a method of ratification for a constitutional amendment?
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: Constitution
60.The Virginia Plan proposed that the seats in Congress be apportioned based on which of the following?a. economic strengthb. political importancec. military powerd. random selectione. population sizeAnswer:e
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: ConstitutionTrue-False Questions61.The Constitution was formally approved in 1776.
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: Constitution62.Under the Articles of Confederation, the federal government had broad power to levy taxes.
Page Reference: pp. 31–32A-head:The Articles of Confederation: The First ConstitutionTopic: Constitution63.The New Jersey Plan proposed a one-house legislature with one vote for each state.
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: Constitution
64.Generally, smaller states wanted to strengthen the Articles of Confederation, rather than replace them.
Page Reference: pp. 36–49A-head:The Constitutional ConventionTopic: Constitution65.The Three-Fifths Compromise specified that only three-fifths of slaves could vote.

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