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20 Cards in this Set

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20. The Articles of Confederation supposedly gave the Congress the power to:
D. Regulate interstate trade.
19. All of the following were benefits that Americans had over the British Army EXCEPT:
C. Availibility of supplies.
4. The founding fathers became revolutionary largely because:
B. They were insulted by British re-centralizing authority at their expense.
1. James Madison believed that a _____ democracy could work well.
C. Big
2. Shay's Rebellion showed that:
A. State democracies were not working as was hoped.
3. The fictional Tom Dobbs fought for:
A. A safe country where no one threatens or rules anyone else.
10. Alexander Hamilton believed in:
B. A strong central govt. fostering an urban trade and industrial nation.
5. Baron Von Stueben was a:
A. German aristocrat who trained Washington's army.
9. Major problems for the state right after the war:
D. Debt, class-biased state govt., continued foreign threats, no trade cohesion.
7. The British strategy to take the major cities:
B. Worked poorly because colonies were decentralized already.
6. The effect of Saratoga was to:
D. All of the above.
8. We won at Saratoga because:
A. the British were already decimated and we "cheated"-hid in trees and sharpshot their officers.
11. The Article of Confederation had these problems:
not sure
14. All of the following were negotiators at the Treaty of Paris EXCEPT:
D. George Washington
13. The Great Compromise on representation to Congress in the Constitutuion came about because:
E. All of the Above.
12. The peace between Great Britain and the new United States set the western boundary of the United States at:
B. the Mississippi River
18. When the war was over, Washington:
B. Gave up his authority to Congress and retired to Mount Vernon.
15. All of the following were battle sites at which the Continental Army was victorious EXCEPT:
B. Saratoga
17. The continental army suffered a major defeat at:
C. New York
16. The Iroqouis Native Americans mostly fought on the side of the:
D. British