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True/False: The chief
argument used by
Anti-Federalists
against the
Constitution was that
it had no Bill of Rights
True
True/False: The First
Amendment guarantees
the right for individual
citizens to bear arms
False – guarantees
freedom of speech,
religion, press,
assemble, petition
True/False: Northern
delegates at the
Constitutional
Convention wanted to
end the slave trade
True
True/False: Federalists
argued the Articles of
Confederation needed
to be changed, not
entirely abandoned
False: AntiFederalists didn’t
want to abandon the
Articles of
Confederation
Shay’s Rebellion helped
to persuade government
leaders to do what?
Call a convention
to revise the
Articles of
Confederation
Why did smaller
states oppose the
Virginia Plan?
They feared they
would not have
enough power or
representation in
Congress
Other than
representation, what
other issues needed
compromise in the
Constitution?
How slaves
would count in
the population,
ending the slave
trade
How did the Bill of
Rights become part
of the Constitution?
It was added through
the Amendment
process to appease
Anti-Federalists
The opening phrase of
the Constitution “We
the People..” means the
Constitution gets its
power from the..
Citizens of the United
States
What part of the
slave population was
included in
determining
representation?
Three-Fifths
Why did state
constitutions limit
the power of
governors?
They were worried
that governors
would cause
problems similar to
the ones that led to
the Revolution
Congress was denied
which basic powers
under the Articles of
Confederation?
They were denied
the powers to
collect taxes and
regulate commerce.
British troops still
held forts in which
areas of the United
States because of the
weakness of the
central government
The Northwest
Territory
Branch of
government that
writes the laws
Legislative branch
Branch of
government that
interprets the laws
Judicial branch
Branch of
government that
enforces the laws
Executive branch
An agreement in
which two sides
agree to give up
some demands
compromise
To approve a
document
ratify
Rules under which a
government will
operate
Constitution
Document that
protects the basic
liberties of citizens
Bill of Rights
What did most state
constitutions have that
the U.S. Constitution
originally did not
have?
A bill of rights
Territory in which
British troops refused
to give up forts
Northwest
Territory
What was one reason
many people called for
changes to the Articles
of Confederation?
They believed a weak
central government
was ineffective
How was
representation based
according to the
Virginia Plan?
States had
representation in
each house of
Congress based on
population
How was
representation based
according to the New
Jersey Plan?
There was only one
house of Congress
and each state had
equal
representation?
Why did some
people oppose
ratification of the
Constitution?
The Constitution
did not include a
bill of rights
What powers would
Congress have
according to the
New Jersey Plan?
The powers to tax
and regulate
commerce
What resolved the
conflict between
the Virginia Plan
and the New
Jersey Plan?
The Great
Compromise
Explain the Great
Compromise
The new government would
have a two-house
legislature; upper house
would have equal
representation for each
state, lower house would
have representation based
on population
Why were AntiFederalists worried
about the power of a
president when
debating the
Constitution?
There were no term
limitations, and a
popular president
could ultimately
make himself a king
Make your wager
Why aren’t all 27
amendments called
the Bill of Rights?
A Bill of Rights ensures
personal liberties for
individuals. The rest of the
Amendments do not necessarily
address issues of personal
liberties; therefore only the
original 10 Amendments are
called the Bill of Rights.