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1.During the Revolutionary War...

A. Slaves were freed on condition that they would fight with the colonists against the British

B. Indian tribes pledged their neutrality—they would not support either side

C. Indian tribes fought on the side of the colonists, while enslaved Africans fought on the side of the English in return for their freedom

D. The majority of Indians and enslaved Africans fought on the side of the British

2. Political efficacy is the belief that... *

A. Government is corrupt

B. Government is honest but inefficient

C. Ordinary citizens are ignorant of how government operates

D. Ordinary citizens can influence what government does

3. According to the colonists, it was okay to take the land of Indians because... *

A. the colonists paid for it “fair and square.”

B. Indians did not possess up-to-date farming technology

C. Indians controlled land collectively as opposed to privately

D. Indian tribes lacked government

4. The power of Congress over the Supreme Court is...

A. Zero: Congress has no power over the Supreme Court

B. Significant: The Supreme Court doesn’t tremble in its boots, but 1) the Senate can confirm or disapprove presidential appointees to the bench and 2) the Senate and House can pass a constitutional amendment if 2/3rds of both houses approve it (3/4ths of states must then ratify the constitutional amendment).

C. Extensive: The Supreme Court lives in fear of Congress and rarely strikes down federal law made by Congress.

D. Greater on paper than in reality

5. Who was responsible for executing laws passed by the national government under the Articles of Confederation? *

A. The states

B. The president

C. The congress

D. The federal bureaucracy

6. What were the two issues on which the authors of the Constitution of 1787 compromised?

A. Representation and Treatises

B. Slavery and Representation

C. Interstate and Intrastate Commerce

D. Slavery and Treatises

7. What are the powers of the presidency?

A. Tweeting, name calling and creative exaggeration

B. Appropriations, treatises (with confirmation of Senate) and commander-in-chief

C. Law proposing, appointing Supreme Court Justices (with confirmation of Senate), pardons

D. Regulating interstate commerce, enforcement of the law, commander-in-chief

8. The anti-federalists were in favor of… *

A. A strong judiciary

B. Limiting the powers of the Federal government

C. Raising a federal military

D. Limiting who could vote to the property owning class

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