What change to the Constitution brought the Anti-Federalists around to supporting ratification?
Question 2 (5 points)
What amendment protects property rights?
Question 3 (5 points)
What level of government did the Bill of Rights originally apply to?
Question 4 (5 points)
According to the Constitution as it was first put in place, what was the only federal office to be elected through direct popular election?
Question 5 (5 points)
During the Constitutional Convention, what was the main disagreement involving slavery?
Question 6 (5 points)
Which branch of government has power over passing taxes?
Question 7 (5 points)
The writers of the Constitution used the term ________ for a form of government that consists of carefully designed institutions that are responsive to the majority but not captive to it.
Question 8 (5 points)
Which of the following founding fathers would not be considered a federalist?
Question 9 (5 points)
Why does government, by its very nature, have the ability to threaten liberty?
Question 10 (5 points)
What term refers to a government that’s subject to strict legal limits on the use of power?
Question 11 (5 points)
With the ratification of the Constitution in the United States, who had the power to select US senators?
Question 12 (5 points)
Why did the federal government under the Articles of Confederation have difficulty raising money?
Question 13 (5 points)
What compromise came out of the fight over how to count slaves for purposes of taxation and representation?
Question 14 (5 points)
What plan proposed during the Constitutional Convention would create a bicameral legislature?
Question 15 (5 points)
The requirement for a search warrant before police can search a house would be part of what amendment to the Constitution?
Question 16 (5 points)
What’s the topic of Article V of the Constitution?
Question 17 (5 points)
What’s a check that the judicial branch would have on a president’s power?
Question 18 (5 points)
In American government, what role does the president have in law making?
Question 19 (5 points)
What is meant by representative government?
Question 20 (5 points)
During the Constitutional Convention, what kind of state would prefer the Virginia Plan?