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2 Constitution Test In this test you may consult your group, but you are accountable for the answers you put on your paper. You will have 3 minutes to respond to each question You response will include: 1. A true or false answer 2. The number of the evidence quote or picture that either supports or denies the response. 3. An explanation (make sure to use the information from the quote or picture).

3 On your paper create and label three places. Number column 1 to 10. Skip 2 lines in between Answer 1 2 3 QuoteExplanation

4 Response Example Question: The Southern colonies adapted to their region because in Virginia the economy improved after they learned that squash grew well. Answer 1. False Quote or Picture # Quote 3 Explanation This quote proves that the Southern colonies adapted to their region because in Virginia the economy improved because it shows colonists began to grow tobacco, not squash

5 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 1. The first amendment ensures that Americans have the freedom to express their ideas through free speech and press.

6 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 2. Shays rebellion showed that the Articles of Confederation created a strong central government because congress was able to swiftly stop the rioting farmers.

7 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 3. One of the checks the Judicial Branch (the Supreme Court) has on the our Legislative branch (law making branch) is they can strike down a law by declaring it unconstitutional.

8 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 4. As you know, Hamilton and Madison were authors of the Federalist papers. In the federalist papers federalists argued that our constitution created a overly powerful federal government that would take away states rights.

9 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 5. According to the Great Compromise our law making branch only has one house that has representatives based on the population of that state.

10 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 6. In the committee action of the bill to law process, a small group (committee) in Senate and the House of Representatives is assigned to approve, rewrite, or kill (table) a bill.

11 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 7. As you know one of the key compromises at the constitutional convention was the 3/5s compromise. In the 3/5s compromise, southern states wanted their slaves to be counted as population so they would have more representatives in our lawmaking branch (congress).

12 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 8. A check that president has over our lawmaking branch (congress) is that he can veto or reject a bill.

13 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 9. Written by Alexander Hamilton and James Madison the federalist papers were essays that supported the ratification (approval) of the constitution.

14 True or False? Make sure to write the evidence number and explanation. 10. The ninth amendment of our constitution ensures that Americans have the freedom of religion.


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