Glossary of ABeka History 11 - Chapter 7 - Section Reviews
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- (1.0, p. 125) Which two states did not draw up new state constitutions?
- Rhode Island and Connecticut
- (1.0, p. 125) Which state set an important precedent by submitting a proposed state constitution to her people for ratification before that constitution was adopted?
- (1.0, p. 125) What legal provision first bound the thirteen colonies together as one nation?
- Articles of Confederation
- (1.0, p. 125) List the three main weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.
- (1) At least nine states had to approve a measure before it could be passed by Congress, and all 13 states had to approve for the articles to be amended; (2) the central government had no executive or judicial branches; (3) Congress lacked the power to tax and to perform other essential duties.
- (1.0, p. 125) What ordinance provided for the entire Northwest Territory to be surveyed and divided into townships?
- Land Ordinance of 1785
- (1.0, p. 125) What ordinance provided for the gradual development of self-government in the Northwest Territory?
- Northwest Ordinance of 1787
- (1.0, p. 125) Who led an army of farmers and debtors in rebellion in western Massachusetts?
- Daniel Shays
- (1.0, p. 125) Why might the early years of American government under the Articles of Confederation be called the "Critical Period"? Give the dates for this period.
- The nation desperately needed a stronger national government, because the nation seemed well on its way to political and economic disaster under the Articles of Confederation. The dates for the "Critical Period" were 1781-1789.
- (2.0, p. 132) Who Who is known as the "Father of the Constitution"?
- James Madison
- (2.0, p. 132) Who presided over the Constitutional Convention? Give the year for this event.
- George Washington; 1787
- (2.0, p. 132) Name the plan of government proposed by Edmund Randolph.
- Virginia Plan
- (2.0, p. 132) Name the plan of government proposed by William Paterson.
- New Jersey Plan
- (2.0, p. 132) What compromise established two houses in the national government?
- Connecticut Compromise or Great Compromise
- (2.0, p. 132) Name the measure that empowered Congress to regulate commerce with certain limitations.
- Commerce and Slave Trade Compromise
- (2.0, p. 132) Give the name for those who wanted the new Constitution adopted.
- (2.0, p. 132) Give the name for those who opposed the new Constitution.
- (2.0, p. 132) What state was the first to ratify the Constitution?
- (2.0, p. 132) Who became the first President of the United States?
- George Washington
- (3.0, p. 134) What document serves as the highest law in the United States?
- (3.0, p. 134) What is another name for the "necessary and proper" clause?
- elastic clause
- (3.0, p. 134) What is the name given to the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
- Bill of Rights
- (3.0, p. 134) Name the three distinct branches of government established by the Constitution.
- legislative branch, executive branch, and judicial branch
- (4.0, p. 141) What two colonies had the closest connection between church and state?
- Massachusetts and Connecticut
- (4.0, p. 141) In which colony was the Anglican church most powerful?
- (4.0, p. 141) Which colony set the outstanding example for religious freedom in early America?
- Rhode Island
- (4.0, p. 141) Who was the most outspoken and most influential figure in the long battle for religious freedom in Massachusetts?
- Isaac Backus
- (4.0, p. 141) Name the largest single religious group to face persecution and legal harassment in colonial America.
- (4.0, p. 141) Who was the most influential leader of the Virginia Baptists?
- John Leland
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