Creating a Nation” 50 Points- good Luck!



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Chapter Nine Evaluation

Creating a Nation”



50 Points- Good Luck!
Section 1: Multiple Choice- Choose the letter of the best choice that answers each question. (1.428 Points Each)


  1. Who is known as the “Father of the Constitution”?

A. James Madison B. George Washington

C. Benjamin Franklin D. Thomas Jefferson




  1. When was the Constitutional Convention?

A. 1777 B. 1782

C. 1787 D. 1792




  1. How many members in congress is the state of Iowa represented with?

A. 2 B. 5


C. 7 D. 10


  1. Congress is in charge of which branch of government?

A. Legislative B. Executive

C. Judicial D. Congressional




  1. Which state of the following DID attend the constitutional convention?

A. Kentucky B. Rhode Island


C. Delaware D. Vermont


  1. In what city was the Constitutional Convention?

A. Boston B. New York City


C. Charles Town D. Philadelphia


  1. Who was the President of the Constitutional Convention?

A. James Madison B. George Washington

C. Benjamin Franklin D. Thomas Jefferson




  1. How many votes in Congress did Virginia receive under the Articles of Confederation?

A. 1 B. 3

C. 7 D. 52




  1. What branch of government has the power to set taxes?

A. Executive B. Legislative C. Congressional D. Judicial


  1. How many senators are in the United States Congress today?

A. 2 B. 100

C. 465 D. 50


Section 2: True or False- Mark answer “A” on your test sheet if the statement is “True” and mark answer “B” on your test sheet if the statement is “False”.

(1.428 Points Each)




  1. The Electoral College is the college people attend if they want to be a member of congress.

  2. The state of Iowa has the same number of senators as the state of California.

  3. Checks and Balances is a system used to make sure no single branch of government becomes too powerful.

  4. The name of the compromise over the issue of slaves and population was called the Three-Fifths Compromise.

  5. The state of Iowa has 7 members in the House of Representatives.

Section 3: Matching- Match the letter choice below with the correct statement. Not all choices will be used. (1.428 Points Each)


A. Benjamin Franklin D. Daniel Shays

  1. James Madison E. John Adams

  2. Edmund Randolph AB. Sam Adams



  1. This person led a group on a rebellion that proved the National Government was too weak.

  2. This person studied European government before the Constitutional Convention and wrote a plan for a new government.
  3. This person was elected as the first Vice-President.


  4. This person presented the Virginia plan to the delegates at the Constitutional Convention.

  5. This person was the oldest to attend the Constitutional Convention.


Section 4: Which Branch??- Select which branch of government has the power to do each of the following. (1.428 Points each)

A= Legislative B= Executive C= Judicial


  1. The power to set taxes.

  2. The power to declare war.

  3. The power to veto.

  4. The power to solve disagreements between two or more states.

  5. The power to send troops to Iraq.


Section 5: State or Federal- Indicate whether each of the following is a state power or a federal power. (1.428 Points Each) A= Federal (National) B= State C= Both

  1. The power to declare war.

  2. The power to set up public schools.

  3. The power to establish hospitals.

  4. The power to tax.

  5. The power to make a peace treaty with Germany.


Section 6: Which Plan- Indicate whether each of the following was the “Virginia Plan” or the “New Jersey Plan”. (1.428 Points Each) A= Virginia Plan B= New Jersey Plan C= Both


  1. Which plan wanted 3 branches of government?

  2. Which plan wanted 2 parts to congress?

  3. Which plan did Georgia like better?

  4. Which plan wanted representation in congress to be equal for all states?

  5. What plan was presented at the convention by William Patterson.


Extra Credit (1 Point Each) – Write on your answer sheet under the words “Erase Cleanly”

1. What was the name of the government for the U.S. that was written in 1777 and passed in 1781?



2. What event made national news on April 4, 1968?


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