Review for DFA Articles of Confederation, Federalist/Anti – federalist, and Constitutional Con.

Question Answer
two houses Bicameral
one house Unicameral
an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions Compromise
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country. Population
legislative branch of the United States government – makes the laws Congress
possessing supreme or ultimate power Sovereign
central government – national government Federal Government
division of power between the states and central/federal/national Fedearlism
favors a strong centralized national/ central/federal government Federalist
True of False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD:established Congress TRUE
True of False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD:declare war TRUE
True of False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD: maintain a military TRUE
True of False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD: make treaties TRUE
True of False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD:make alliances TRUE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD NOT:raise taxes TRUE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD NOT:draft soldiers TRUE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD NOT: regulate trade TRUE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD NOT: establish national courts TRUE
True or False: The Articles of Confederation COULD NOT:establish an office or president TRUE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the government COULD NOT: establish a strong central government TRUE
The ________________ Plan favored a Congress based on population. Virginia
The ________________ Plan favored a Congress based on equality. New Jersey
Small states favored the ___________________ Plan. New Jersey
Large states favored the __________ Plan. Virginia
Would the North or South oppose counting slaves as part of the population to determine representation in Congress? NORTH
Would the North or South support counting slaves as part of the population to determine representation in Congress? SOUTH
Would the North or South favor counting slaves in determining taxation? NORTH
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the central government COULD NOT:borrow money FALSE
True or False: Under the Articles of Confederation the central government COULD NOT:settle disputes between the states FALSE
Who would say:"A Bill of Rights is necessary to protect the rights of citizens. The proposed Constitution does not do enough. "a Federalist or Anti-federalist? Anti-federalist
Who would say:"The executive branch is important, and a president is necessary to enforce laws and conduct foreign policy. "a Federalist or Anti-federalist? Federalist
Who would say:"The states should maintain their power and not lose that power to a central government. New Constitution will destroy the state governments. " a Federalist or Anti-federalist? Anti-federalist
Who would say:"The new government will abuse it's power and ignore individual rights." a Federalist or Anti-federalist? Anti – federalist
Who would say:"The Constitution creates a central government with limited powers. There is no threat to individual rights. "a Federalist or Anti – federalist? Federalist
The Great Compromise created __________ separate houses in Congress. Two
Congress consist of ________________________ and ___________________. House of Representatives and Senate
Every state has ________________ Senators. Two
The government agreed upon at the Constitutional Convention would have ________________ branches of government. Three
The ____________________ states that the Constitution and the federal laws take precedence over any conflicting state or local laws. Supremacy Clause
The ________________________ allows Congress to make any law necessary to help carry out the powers given to the federal government listed by the Constitution. Necessary and Proper Clause

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