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Democratic Foundations Questions - All Grades

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Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What was a key argument advanced by Federalists in arguing for ratification?
  1. It provided for construction of a new capital in the South.
  2. It prohibited the power of eh federal government to wage war.
  3. It allowed the salve trade to continue for a least twenty more years.
  4. It had many features that prevented the abuse of governmental powers.
Grade 11 Democratic Foundations
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
Which document was passed by Congress to protect the rights of the American people?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. The Constitution
  4. Articles of Confederation
Grade 12 Democratic Foundations
Grade 12 Democratic Foundations
What era influenced the Founding Fathers of the United States more than any other?
  1. The Enlightenment
  2. The Renaissance
  3. The Great Awakening
  4. The English Civil War
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
Grade 5 Democratic Foundations
Grade 4 Democratic Foundations
Who sewed the first American flag?
  1. Miss. Ashtyn
  2. Betsy Ross
  3. Abigail Adams
  4. Michell Obama
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
The Articles of Confederation only had one branch of government, which was
  1. executive (president)
  2. judicial
  3. legislative (congress)
  4. courts
Grade 1 Democratic Foundations
Who was NOT one of the founding fathers?
  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. Barack Obama
  4. George Washington
Grade 8 Democratic Foundations
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
As a new nation, what was America's FIRST governing document?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. The Constitution
  4. Articles of Confederation
Grade 5 Democratic Foundations

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The Declaration of Independence was based on the idea that
  1. taxes are unfair and should be illegal.
  2. all men are created equal and have certain rights.
  3. foreign countries should not rule colonies.
  4. all colonies should govern themselves.
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
What was the United States' first constitution called?
  1. The Bill of Rights
  2. Congress
  3. The Articles of Confederation
  4. The Declaration of Independence
Grade 6 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
In the Preamble, what phrase means "maintaining peace and order" in our country?
  1. Establish Justice
  2. Secure the Blessings
  3. Insure domestic tranquility
  4. We the people
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Why was James Madison known as the "Father of the Constitution"?
  1. He took so many notes
  2. His influence was so great during the convention
  3. He was the smartest delegate
  4. He did so much research
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
The framers designed a system of checks and balances to
  1. share power between the states.
  2. make it difficult to amend the Constitution.
  3. make the Constitution the supreme law of the land.
  4. keep any one branch of government from becoming too powerful.
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