The Need for a Constitution example #67313

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Under the Articles of Confederation, if Virginia had ten thousand citizens and Delaware had five thousand citizens, how many representatives would each state have in the legislature? Virginia would have ten, and Delaware would have five. Virginia would have one, and Delaware would have five. Virginia would have two, and Delaware would have two. Virginia would have three, and Delaware would have two.
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Virginia would have two, and Delaware would have two.
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The fact that there was no national military was a weakness in which area of government? legislative judicial administrative economic
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not a
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Which word best describes the federal government that was created under the Articles of Confederation? powerful simplistic weak independent
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weak
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Which was a main reason for creating the Articles of Confederation? to have a unified nation for times of war to have a tax system to generate money to outline the role of individual citizens in government to determine the power of states and the federal government
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to have a unified nation for times of war
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How many of the thirteen states needed to approve a law before it could be passed? three seven nine thirteen
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nine
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A state legislator wants to amend the Articles of Confederation. How many states would have to agree in order for the amendment to pass? a simple majority all of them three-fourths two-thirds
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not d
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Why did colonists feel the Articles of Confederation were necessary even though the Declaration of Independence was already written? The Declaration of Independence outlined a system of government but did not specify how much power that government could have. The Declaration of Independence determined individual rights but did not discuss how those rights influenced others. The Declaration of Independence called for a federal system of government but did not plan for the role of individual states. The Declaration of Independence outlined a relationship between individuals and the government but did not detail the power and control of that government.
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The Declaration of Independence outlined a relationship between individuals and the government but did not detail the power and control of that government.
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What was the main failure of the Articles of Confederation that eventually led to the US Constitution? The state governments were left too weak to govern. The national government didn't hold enough power. The militia was preparing to overthrow the government. The citizens did not support the Articles.
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The national government didn't hold enough power.
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What was the result of administrative weaknesses under the Articles of Confederation? The government courts found people guilty without a trial. The government overruled many state laws. The government couldn't maintain order. The government taxes were too high.
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The government couldn't maintain order.
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If the cartoon is interpreted with the Articles of Confederation in mind, what would it most likely be saying? In order for the Articles of Confederation to be more successful, New York must take the leadership. In order for the Articles of Confederation to be more successful, all states must work together. In order for the Articles of Confederation to be more successful, South Carolina has to be more cooperative. In order for the Articles of Confederation to be more successful, each state must make independent decisions about their future.
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In order for the Articles of Confederation to be more successful, all states must work together.