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1 Chapter 7 Quiz 1 review

2 What was America’s single greatest contribution to political thought? – The Federalist – The Articles of Confederation – the Constitution. – The Northwest Ordinance of 1787

3 The Constitution

4 Why did the colonists created a weak confederation – No one saw the need for a strong central government – Each colony was jealous of its power – No one had experience in running a government – The qualified leaders refused to participate in the confederacy

5 Each colony was jealous of its power

6 Which of the following principles was most strongly supported by the Articles of Confederation? – Separation of powers – Limited government – Balance of power – Federalism

7 Limited government

8 Which of the following disputes did the Confederation settle? – Representation – Slavery – Western lands – Trade

9 Western lands

10 On what were townships in the Northwest supposed to use the proceeds from the sale of section 16? – Government buildings – Churches – Schools – Military

11 schools

12 How much was each acre sold for in the Northwest Territory? – Free – $1 – $320 – $640

13 $1

14 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ the first document to unite the American colonies under one government

15 Articles of Confederation

16 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ a close alliance of states

17 Confederation

18 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ the official recognition of America’s independence

19 Treaty of Paris

20 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ a proposal to create ten equal states in the Northwest, to ban slavery, and to give away land to settlers

21 Ordinance of 1784

22 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ the division of the Northwest into townships for sale and development

23 Land Ordinance of 1785

24 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ the creation of a three-stage plan to create states out of the Northwest territory

25 Northwest Ordinance of 1787

26 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ an effort by military officers to force Congress to pay their salaries and pensions

27 Newburgh Conspiracy

28 – Articles of Confederation – Land Ordinance of 1785 – Newburgh Conspiracy – Northwest Ordinance of 1787 – Ordinance of 1784 – Shays’ Rebellion – Treaty of Paris – Confederation ___ an effort by farmers to protect their lands from their creditors

29 Shays’ Rebellion

30 T/F The Confederation was run by a unicameral Congress that elected and controlled the chief executive.

31 True

32 T/F The government under the Confederation was too weak to honor its obligations under the Treaty of Paris.

33 True

34 T/F George Washington was offered the chance to become a dictator, but he refused.

35 True


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