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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Democratic Foundations Questions

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Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
During the Constitutional Convention of 1787 the 3/5 Compromise was about:
  1. How many Senators a state has
  2. How many Reps a state has
  3. How to count slaves
  4. How to tax slaves
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
In order to Ratify the Constitution, the last compromise of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 said:
  1. 100% of states must agree
  2. 3/4 of states must agree
  3. 50% of states must agree
  4. States have all the power
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
The Great Compromise Created:
  1. 1 House of Congress
  2. 2 Houses of Congress
  3. The Judicial Branch
  4. The Executive Branch
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
What was the first form of government in the United States of America?
  1. The Constitution
  2. The Articles of Confederation
  3. The Virginia Plan
  4. The Magna Carta
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
There are many reasons the Articles of Confederation did not work. From the choices below, choose the 3 best reasons. (3 points)
  1. No president
  2. Country was too big
  3. Black people could not vote
  4. No way to collect taxes
  5. Too disroganized
  6. Needed 100% agreement to pass laws
  7. English still had too much power
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
During the Great Compromise, New Jersey Wanted:
  1. 2 Houses based on population
  2. 1 House based on popluation
  3. 1 vote per state
  4. votes based on the number of white people
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
During the Great Compromise Virgina wanted:
  1. 2 Houses based on population
  2. 1 House based on population
  3. 1 vote per state
  4. 1 vote per white person
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
On what ideas were the Declaration of Independence,Constitution, and Bill of Rights based?
  1. the French Revolution
  2. the Enlightenment
  3. the Renaissance
  4. the Scientific Revolution
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
The Great Compromise was also known as the:
  1. Louisiana Compromise
  2. Connecticut Compromise
  3. Virginia Compromise
  4. New Jersey Compromise
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
The New Jersey plan wanted:
  1. 1 branch in the legislature
  2. 2 branches in the legislature
  3. an executive branch
  4. a legislative branch
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
The Virginia plan wanted:
  1. 1 chamber in the legislature
  2. 2 chambers in the legislature
  3. an executive branch
  4. a judicial branch
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
The first plan for government was called?
  1. The Constitution
  2. The Declaration of Independence
  3. The Articles of Confederation
  4. The Stamp Act
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
Which right was not in the Virginia Bill of Rights?
  1. Freedom of religion
  2. Men & women were equal
  3. Trial by jury
  4. Limits on searches
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
Which of the following ran counter to the democratic impulses associated with the American Revolution?
  1. Rejection of the aristocratic notions of hierarchy in the thirteen colonies
  2. Continued centrality of slavery to the colonial socioeconomic order
  3. New England's tradition of town meetings
  4. Virginia's practice of election of a House of Burgesses
  5. Demands for representation in British Parliament
Grade 9 Democratic Foundations
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