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Who created banking in the United States?

Alexander Hamilton 

100

Who did not sign the Constitution and why?

Thomas Jefferson did not sign because he was in France during the convention 

100

When was it beneficial to southern states to include enslaved people in their populations?

It only just became beneficial because the more people that vote in South, the more power they get.

100

What Amendment gives you freedom of speech?

the 1st amendment 

100

who proposed to take from both the Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan?

Roger Sherman 

200

Who was the 1st President EVER?

George Washington

200

Who were 2 people that were apart of the famous F=founders present at the Constitutional convention?

You could of chose 2 names out of these 5 

George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman

200

When was it not beneficial for southern states to include enslaved people in their populations?


When they found out that they have to pay more for taxes for letting the enslaved people vote.


200

which amendment states that a police officer can not search your home and possessions without a warrant?

the 4th amendment

200

who died on April 17, 1790 at the age of 84?

Benjamin Franklin

300

Who wrote the Declaration Of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson

300

Because of poor health, who needed help signing the Constitution? 

Benjamin Franklin

300

How was this debate resolved with a compromise?

The compromise was that they would only use 3/5 of the black community so that they wouldn’t have to pay that much money for taxes.

300

which amendment states that people can have weapons?

the 2nd amendment 

300

Which President gave the proclamation to start the first national Thanksgiving day on November 26, 1789?

President George Washington

400

Who was the Virginia delegate?

Edmund Randolph

400

Who was elected as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention but declined because he "smelt a rat"?

Patrick Henery 

400

Why did some debate continue later on the issue of slavery?


Some states and people were against slavery and because they wanted it gone.


400

which amendment states that "people have other rights besides those stated in the Constitution"?

the 9th amendment 

400

who was the 3red vice President of the United States?

Aaron Burr

500

Who got the name "Father of the Constitution"?

James Madison

500

Who got the name "Expounder of the Constitution"?

Daniel Webster

500

Why were the northern states opposed to counting slaves toward the total population?


Because the South would get a lot more votes than the North. Then if they let enslaved people vote the South would win and have more power then any other place.


500

name every amendment in the lawful Bill of Rights

Freedom of religion, speech and press

people make have weapons

people do not have to quarter soldiers

people have the right to a fair trial

people accused of a crime have the right to a speedy, public trial by a jury

people who have a disagreement about something worth more than $20 have the right to a trial by a jury

in most cases, accused people can remain out of jail until their trial if they pay bill

people have other rights besides those stated in the Constitution 

any powers the constitution does not give to the federal government belong to the states people

500

who was responsible for proposing the resolution to create various cabinet postions?

James Madison 

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