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1. According to the Anti-Federalists, too strong of a national government meant
a. eventual encroachment upon the sovereignty of the states.
b. that a new Constitutional convention would have to convene every few years.
c. that a monarchy was preferable to a republic.
d. that effective commerce between and among the states was an impossibility.
e. that slavery would be abolished immediately.

2. From 1789 to 1865, the most significant issue of federalism was
a. the application of the Bill of Rights to action by the state governments.
b. whether the states would accept the lawful authority of the national government.
c. whether business trusts would be regulated primarily by the states or by the national government.
d. whether the states would respect the sovereignty of neighboring states.
e. laissez-faire capitalism.

3. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, the national government
a. provided vast sums to business firms to keep them out of bankruptcy.
b. provided health care to Americans on a temporary basis as a means of alleviating economic hardships.
c. asserted the power to regulate the nation’s economy.
d. provided vast sums to the states so they could meet their citizens’ welfare needs.
e. utilized laissez-faire capitalism in its policies.

4. The Anti-Federalists thought that state-centered government would do a better job than the national government in terms of
a. strengthening interstate commerce.
b. preserving the nation’s security from foreign invaders.
c. protecting and preserving the diversity of interests among the people.
d. promoting national unity.
e. None of these answers is correct.

5. What was the impact of the Industrial Revolution upon the concept of dual federalism?
a. It brought about the immediate end of the concept.
b. It created conditions that raised questions about the feasibility of the concept.
c. It had no impact at all upon the concept.
d. It led to passage of the Tenth Amendment.
e. It made the doctrine of nullification a political reality.

6. All of the following embraced the “national view” of federalism except
a. John Marshall.
b. Roger B. Taney.
c. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
d. Lyndon B. Johnson.
e. Alexander Hamilton.

1 - A 2 - B 3 - D 4 - C 5 - B
6 - D

If the answers are wrong, please give me hints to find the right ones. Thank you

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