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1.)In most States, the right to vote was originally denied to all but which one of the following groups?
a)Women who owned land
b)White men who owned property
=c)Children of rich parents

2.)Which of the following statements would the Framers of the Constitution have disagreed with?
a)A government with well-constructed institutions is much more likely to live up to its ideals.
=b)As long as a government is founded with good ideals, it will always govern its people well.
c)A good government must promote balance between order, democracy, and liberty.

3.)Which of the following statesmen was the strongest supporter of liberty as a political value?
=a)Patrick Henry
b)John Adams
c)Thomas Jefferson

4.)The former colonies _____ most of their power under the _____.
=a)retained, Articles of Confederation
b)lost, Articles of Confederation,
c)relinquished, new State constitutions

5.)_____ States supported the _____ Plan, which called for a bicameral legislature in which States would be represented according to their population.
a)Slave, Three-Fifths
=b)Northern, Connecticut
c)Larger, Virginia

6.)General George Washington _____.
a)thought the Articles of Confederation were perfect
=b)was a leader of the movement to create a stronger central government
c)opposed the ratification of the Constitution

  • History Check -

    As I said yesterday, you have misunderstood this phrasing: "denied to all but which one..."

    Read the question this way:
    1.)In most States, the right to vote was given only to which one of the following groups?

    In other words, which of those three groups COULD VOTE??

  • History Check -

    All are correct -- except for number 1.

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    wealthy blacks

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