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What was the primary reason for holding the Constitutional Convention of 1787? (1) outlaw slavery in both the North and the South (2) place taxes on imports.

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1 What was the primary reason for holding the Constitutional Convention of 1787? (1) outlaw slavery in both the North and the South (2) place taxes on imports and exports (3) revise the Articles of Confederation (4) reduce the power of the federal government

2 One reason the articles of the Confederation were dropped was that they gave A. No power to the states B. Too little power to the central government C. No provision for a democratic government D. Mercantilism too much importance

3 During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the major disagreement between the large and small states occurred over the issue of (1) continuation of slavery (2) guaranteeing States rights (3) representation in Congress (4) control of interstate commerce

4 The issue in both the 3/5 Compromise and the Great Compromise was A. Representation B. Tariffs C. Continuation of the slave trade D. Presidential terms

5 The writers of the United States Constitution included the requirement for a census every ten years primarily to (1) regulate numbers of immigrants (2) determine representation in Congress (3) decide when new states were needed (4) set goals for population growth


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