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History Help please?!!!!!!!!!?

Postby benjiro » Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:02 pm

14. What battle established U.S. control of the western frontier?
(Points : 3)
Yorktown

Vincennes

Saratoga

Cowpens


15. Why were the Battles of Trenton and Princeton so important for Washington and the Americans?
(Points : 3)
They gave Americans confidence that victory over Britain was possible.

Huge numbers of British soldiers lost their lives.

Americans were able to capture supplies that were necessary for the long winter.

They established the state of New Jersey as an American stronghold.


16. What was one weakness of the Articles of Confederation in establishing the first government of the United States?
(Points : 3)
Any measure required nine states for approval and amendments required all thirteen.

Larger states had more power than smaller states.

The Articles of Confederation defined the western boundaries of the United States along the Mississippi River.

The British were allowed to recover some of the costs of the war and this was expensive.


17. What important measure passed under the Articles of Confederation addressed slavery and established a process for statehood?
(Points : 3)
The Bill of Rights

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787

The Connecticut Compromise

The North-South Statehood Act


18. What attitude did the people of the United States share after the American Revolution? (Points : 3)
They remained suspicious of a strong central government.

They approved of the way the Congress handled emergencies.

They sought advice from the British about parliamentary government and the rules of common law.

They wanted a strong standing army ready in case the British returned.


19. What was the purpose of the Constitutional Convention held in Philadelphia in 1787?
(Points : 3)
to evaluate the effectiveness of the Articles of Confederation

to promote a spirit of cooperation to achieve foreign trade agreements

to name the first president of the United States of America

to amend the Articles of Confederation to resolve economic and trade issues

21. What documents were written to persuade people to adopt the new constitution?
(Points : 3)
Federal Reform Papers

Book of Human Rights

Government: The Ways and Means

Federalist Papers


22. What did James Madison expect the Constitutional Convention to do?
(Points : 3)
follow the model provided by the Virginia legislature

replace the Articles of Confederation

solve the problems of the Articles of Confederation

retain a unicameral legislature but give more power to the president


23. Which is a quote from the Preamble to the Constitution?
(Points : 3)
"These are the times that try men's souls."

"When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary . . ."

"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . ."

"Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence . . . "

25. Which is a true statement about the U.S. Constitution?
(Points : 3)
It was immediately ratified by all of the states.


27. What plan proposed a bicameral legislature with two senators per state and a House of Representatives based on population?
(Points : 3)
Philadelphia Compromise

Compromise of 1787

Connecticut Compromise

Legislative Plan


28. What did the Three-Fifths Compromise achieve?
(Points : 3)
It designated how women and children were to be counted for representation and taxation.

It provided that Congress could approve treaties with foreign powers.

It allowed three-fifths of the states to approve new taxes.

It determined how enslaved people were to be counted for representation and taxation.
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Postby phinehas » Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:09 pm

14. Yorktown
15. A or B
16. C
17.None i think
18. B
21. D
23. B
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Postby maureo » Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:14 pm

14. Vincennes
15.They gave Americans confidence that victory over Britain was possible.
16.Any measure required nine states for approval and amendments required all thirteen.
17.The Northwest Ordinance of 1787
18.They remained suspicious of a strong central government.
19.to amend the Articles of Confederation to resolve economic and trade issues
21.Federalist Papers
22.replace the Articles of Confederation
23."We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . ."
27.Connecticut Compromise
28.It determined how enslaved people were to be counted for representation and taxation.
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