January 27, 2015

Homework Help: Constituion: Check? Thanks

Posted by foreveryoung_9914 on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 6:34pm.

After 1788, states had no control over
a.local government and education.
b.the chartering of corporations.
c.the development and administration of civil and criminal law.
d.issuing legal currency.

In Congressís first session after the ratification of the Constitution, James Madison encouraged the legislators to
a.add a constitutional amendment banning slavery in the Northwest Territory.
b.put together a bill of rights.
c.adopt the amendments proposed by state ratifying conventions.
d.adopt amendments written by the people rather than those written by state ratifying conventions.

After the Constitution was ratified, some Federalists believed that a federal bill of rights was unnecessary because
a.the United States was not a monarchy.
b.portions of the English Bill of Rights had already been included in the Constitution.
c.the system of checks and balances would prevent Congress from abusing its power.
d.people were already promised these rights under state constitutions.

Many states were unwilling to sign the Constitution _________________________.
a.because it gave too much power to the states
b.because it had borrowed too many ideas from the English Magna Carta,
c.unless it gave universal suffrage
d.unless it included a Bill of Rights

Antifederalists such as Patrick Henry feared that
a.insufficient checks and balances on the federal government existed.
b.the Constitutionís checks and balances would give the states too much power.
c.more checks and balances were needed to guarantee that the federal government had enough power.
d.checks and balances alone would not solve Americaís economic problems.

Please check, thanks?

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