Quiz Answers

1. 10

2.  Declaration of Independence

3. In the order of ratification, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Viriginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island.  March 4, 1789-government under the Constitution began. The signers were:                                                                                                                                            Delaware

George Read,  Gunning Bedford, Jr.,   John Dickinson,  Richard Bassett, Jacob Broom                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Maryland

James McHenry,  Dan of  St. Thomas, Daniel Carroll                                                                                

Virginia

John Blair,  James Madison, Jr.

North Carolina

William Blount,   Richard Dobbs Spaight, Hu Williamson

South Carolina

J. Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pickney, Charles Pickney, Pierce Butler

Georgia

William Few,  Abraham Baldwin

New Hampshire

John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman

Massachusetts

Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King

Connecticut

William Samuel Johnson,  Roger Sherman

New York

Alexander Hamilton

New Jersey

William Livingston, David Brearly, William Paterson, Jonah Dayton

Pennsylvania

Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Miflin, Robert Morris, George Clymer      Thomas Fitzsimmons, Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, G. Morris

4. Benjamin Franklin was never the president but as you can see he was a signer of the Constitution.

5. 27 amendments

6.  It is a law limiting pay raises for Congress.  It was ratified May 5, 1992.

7. James Madison‘s Virginia Plan called for a bicameral Congress: the lower house would be “of the people,” elected directly by the people of the United States and representing public opinion, and a more deliberative upper house that would represent the individual states, and would be less susceptible to variations of mass sentiment, would be elected by the lower house.

8.  Judicial, Legislative, Executive.  The president is part of the executive branch.

9.  It didn’t receive enough votes  to be ratified in the federal Constitution. Alice Paul was the author.

10.  Sign it, not sign it (in which it passes) and veto it.

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