Constitutional Compromises 2 (Representation)
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by Ashwin Corattiyil
| 10 Questions
1
1
Which plan gave states representation based on population in the legislative branch?
The Virginia Plan
The New Jersey Plan
The Great Compromise
The Slave Trade Compromise
The 3/5 Compromise
2
1
Small states would have preferred the...
The Virginia Plan
The New Jersey Plan
The Great Compromise
The Slave Trade Compromise
The 3/5 Compromise
3
1
The New Jersey Plan stated that each state should get the same number of representatives
True
False
4
1
Why did New Jersey want all states to be represented equally in Congress?
They were afraid big states would get all of the power
They were afraid of losing their rights
They were afraid of an all-powerful national government
All of the above
None of the above
5
1
The Great Compromise set up...
A temporary continuation of the slave trade
A bi-cameral legislature
A way to give small states a voice
A way to give large states a voice
A way to count slaves in representation
6
1
Why did the Northerners at the Constitutional Convention want the slave trade to END?
They believed in equal rights for all people, regardless of color
They wanted to abolish slavery in the South
They thought slavery gave an unfair economic advantage to the South with free labor
They didn't want it to end
7
1
Under the Slave Trade Compromise, the Slave Trade would continue for ___ years after the convention
8
10
40
20
8
1
Why would the South want to COUNT slaves as part of their population, for representation purposes?
It would give these states more power in Congress
They could give slaves more rights
They could allow slaves to vote for Congressional races
All of these
9
1
What was the 3/5 Compromise?
It let 3 of every 5 slaves vote for Congress
It allowed 3 of every 5 slaves to be freed
It gave Northern states 3 votes for every 5 slaves in a southern state
It counted slaves as "3/5 of a person" for representation
10
1
In a recent experiment in Germany, these animals were found to be able to make complex economic decisions
Alligators
Parrots
Donkeys
Fish
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