Quiz Me! - Era: Creation of the Constitution

Test your knowledge about the Creation of the Constitution era.

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What were the main ideas in the Spirit of the Laws of 1748 that influenced the U.S. government?

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Who is credited with the compromise that resulted in the formation of the Electoral College?

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This cobbler worked during the Constitutional Convention to guard the power of states against the national government, suggested Congress should choose the President, opposed the Bill of Rights,  and eventually supported Madison’s efforts to add amendments.

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Why was the English Bill of Rights a unique document for its time?

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This American Patriot, along with John Jay and James Madison, wrote 52 out of the 85 total essays defending the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.

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Roger Sherman believed that Congress should have the power to select the President. He felt that which branch should have the most power?

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This political philosopher argued that man needed a system of laws or he would degrade without them. He supported freedom of religion, but opposed private property and free speech.

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This French nobleman is said to be the most quoted political philosopher by the men at the Constitutional Convention.

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What is significant about the Magna Carta?

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Who wrote the Commentaries on Laws of England 1765-69?

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