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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Democratic Foundations Questions

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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 10 Democratic Foundations
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 10 Democratic Foundations
Problems facing the national government under the Articles of Confederation led to ....
  1. Revolutionary War
  2. Civil War
  3. drafting of a constitution
  4. separation between the states.
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
Which of the following were weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?
  1. Executive branch
  2. Ability to resolve state issues
  3. Requirements for passing laws and amendament
  4. All of the above
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What is the Preamble?
  1. Introduction to the Constitution
  2. a document explaining how Congress will run its sessions
  3. first ten amendments to the Constitution
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What historical event created the bicameral legislature in the United States?
  1. the American Revolution
  2. the Great Compromise
  3. the Cuban Missile Crisis
  4. the Civil War
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
The Preamble of the Constitution talks about the purpose of American government.
Which of the following is NOT discussed in the Preamble?
  1. To form a more perfect union
  2. To establish justice
  3. To insure foreign peace
  4. To provide for common defense
  5. To secure the blessing of liberty
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
Where does the National Government get its powers?
  1. The States
  2. The Constitution
  3. It has all powers
  4. The will of God
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What are the 1st ten Amendments called?
  1. The Bill of Rights
  2. The Preamble
  3. The Big Ten
  4. Article 1
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
Grade 10 Democratic Foundations
What was Thomas Payne's Pamphlet named?
  1. Common Sentences
  2. Common Sense
  3. Common Writing
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