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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Democratic Foundations Questions

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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.
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
An important challenge facing the Constitutional Convention was how to balance the
  1. needs of eastern and western states
  2. interests of large and small states
  3. demands of farmers
  4. rights of women
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Supporters of the new Constitution were known as
  1. Republicans
  2. Patriots
  3. Anti-federalists
  4. Federalists
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Which documents addressed colonial concerns about English policies?
  1. Mayflower Compact
  2. Declaration of Independence
  3. Bill of Rights
  4. U.S. Constitution
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Before & after most of the War for Independence, the colonies wer governed by the
  1. Philadelphia Convention
  2. Confederation Congress
  3. Continental Congress
  4. electoral college
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Who wrote much of the Articles of Confederation?
  1. Congress
  2. Alexander Hamilton
  3. John Dickinson
  4. John Jay
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
  1. 500 feet
  2. 408 feet
  3. 305 feet
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
What do the seven rays of the Statue of Liberty's crown represent?
  1. The seven continents of the world
  2. Seven years it took to build it
  3. The seven wonders of the world
Grade 7 Democratic Foundations
Who designed the Statue of Liberty?
  1. Abraham Lincoln
  2. Maurice Wilson
  3. Alexandre Eiffel
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