a Mason Proposal b Virginia Plan c New Hampshire Plan d New Jersey Plan e

A mason proposal b virginia plan c new hampshire plan

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a . Mason Proposal b . Virginia Plan c . New Hampshire Plan d . New Jersey Plan e . Morris Plan 2 points QUESTION 12 1. Shays"s Rebellion was an attempt to a . prevent the state of Massachusetts from foreclosing on the lands of debt-ridden farmers. b . invade New England by royalists from Canada. c . force the British government to rescind the Tea Act. d . overthrow the federal government under the Articles of Confederation. e . bring a Georgian slave revolt to Virginia. 2 points QUESTION 13 1. What did the New Jersey Plan propose for Congress? a . The powers of Congress would check those of state legislatures. b . Representatives to Congress would be appointed by the state legislatures. c . Representation would be apportioned according to population. d . Representation would be proportionate to the share of taxes paid by each state to the federal government. e . Representation would be equal for each state. 2 points QUESTION 14 1. Which of the following statements about the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate is FALSE?
a . The Senate has the power to approve presidential appointments while the House does not. b . The House has the power to originate revenue bills while the Senate does not. c . The Senate has the power to ratify treaties while the House does not. d . The House has the power to overturn a president"s veto while the Senate does not. e . Members of the House have two-year terms while senators have six- year terms. 2 points QUESTION 15 1. Only one-third of the Senate is up for re-election during any single election year because the framers believed that a . the voters should not have to make too many decisions during any single election. b . this was the only way to protect the Senate against radical changes. c . too many elections would be difficult for the states to run. d . this would make members of the Senate more responsive to the preferences of their constituents. e . the state legislatures would conspire with each other to elect a Senate dominated by a single party. 2 points QUESTION 16 1. Compared with the Articles of Confederation, federalism under the Constitution has led to a . increased state autonomy. b . a weaker national military. c . greater centralization of power. d . the establishment of unitary government. e . more local autonomy, at the expense of the states. 2 points QUESTION 17 1. Bicameralism is a constitutional principle that means the division of a . the powers of the executive branch between two individuals: the president and the vice president. b . the federal court system into two levels: the Supreme Court and the
appellate courts. c . national government into two branches. d . Congress into two chambers. e . the powers of the executive branch between two individuals: the head of state and the head of government. 2 points QUESTION 18 1. Why did the delegates at the Philadelphia Convention turn down the idea of including a list of citizens" rights in the Constitution?

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