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After the Revolution, the practice of enslaving African Americans was (1 point)

eliminated in the North.
restricted in the North and the South.
encouraged in the North.
abolished in the South.

Loyalists believed Patriots (1 point)

were breaking the law.
should return to England.
should support British taxation.
were too aristocratic.

Why did Thomas Paine’s Common Sense inspire colonists? (1 point)

Paine listed ways to defeat British troops.
Paine suggested creating a colonial House of Lords in Congress.
Paine supported a gradual move toward independence from Britain.
Paine talked about opportunities for the common man.

Why did slavery continue after the Revolution? (1 point)

Slave labor was important to the New England economy.
The colonial government encouraged manumission.
The British, Loyalists, and Patriots all agreed that liberty did not extend to slaves.
The Southern plantation economy depended on slavery.

The delegates at the Constitutional Convention met to (1 point)

write a new Constitution.
dismantle the national government.
put down Shays’ Rebellion.
revise the Articles of Confederation.

The Three-Fifths Compromise resulted in (1 point)

abolition of the slave trade.
abolition of slavery in Northern states.
more representation in Congress for larger states.
more representation in Congress for southern states.

Which principle provides for a system in which the government derives its power from the governed? (1 point)

limited government
popular sovereignty
separation of powers

What did the Federalists want the Constitution to provide? (1 point)

a bill of rights protecting basic liberties
a strong central government
unlimited power for state governments
citizens’ conventions

Antifederalists criticized the Constitution as (1 point)

concentrating too much power in the hands of a few.
granting too much power to the states.
weakening the national government by guaranteeing civil liberties.
containing too many checks and balances.
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