3 which state was the least populated in the country

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3. Which state was the least populated in the country in 1787?
4. Why was the state of Connecticut well situated to offer a political compromise regarding the creation of Congress during the Philadelphia Convention?
CH 02: Post-Test 1. a chief executive chosen by the legislature (is a characteristic of parliamentary systems ) 2. A two-thirds vote in both houses of Congress as the first step for constitutional amendments (is the most common path for the successful amendments.) 3. Antifederalists’ concerns about the Constitution (included a concern that it did not specifically enumerate protected civil liberties.) 4. Considering the dozens of times that the president has sent U.S. troops into conflicts overseas, Congress has declared war (far less frequently) 5. Controlling the negative impact of factions (was the central goal of governments according to Madison in Federalist 10) 6. Counting slaves as __________ for the purposes of census did not allow slaves to __________.
7. How are executives chosen in most other established democracies?
11. The ambiguity of key provisions of the Constitution
12. The central tensions at the Constitutional Convention included debates between (national power versus domestic protectionism 13. The constitutional proposals of New Jersey and Virginia found a middle ground in the (Great Compromise) 14. The elastic clause (gives Congress the ability to pass laws related to its expressed powers) 15. The process of amending the Constitution is __________, leading to a __________ proportion of proposed amendments succeeding.
16. The right to nominate judges is within the powers of (the president) 17. To calm the fears of the Antifederalists, political actors at the founding included the __________ in the U.S. Constitution.
18. What did Madison argue was the best way to prevent the tyranny of factions?
19. What group was concerned about the Constitution’s provisions for the strength of the president and the lack of specific guarantees of civil liberties?
20. What is the tool used by Congress to remove a president for abuse of power?
21. What was the name of the agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention that determined that every slave would be counted as a fraction of a person for the purposes of taxation and representation in the House of Representatives?

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