The Crown granted to the original colonists in the New World the legal rights of serfs and indentured servants.
What is the essential purpose of the Full Faith and Credit Clause?
According to the Fugitive Slave Clause, escaped slaves must be ________________.
New states cannot be formed out of existing states.
The original, unamended Constitution contains how many explicit references to religion?
Where the signers subscribed their names, the states are listed in ______ order.
The Oaths Clause helps to fulfill the Framers’ plan to integrate the states into the electoral, policymaking, and executive functions of the federal union, subject to the limits of the Tenth Amendment.
Article IV of the Constitution sought to create which of the following?
To become the plan for government for the United States, the Constitution had to be ratified by ____.
All the Framers agreed that New States would be considered equal to the states already in the Union.
Per the Twenty-second Amendment, no person may be elected to the office of the president more than _____ times?
According to the discussion of the Guarantee Clause, one of the key features of a republican government is that it does not have a ____.
Which of the following must swear to uphold the Constitution?
All the Delegates signed the Constitution.
Article VII was the last and shortest of the Constitution’s articles.
During the debates over ratification of the Constitution, which of the following were the criteria of republicanism under the Guarantee Clause?
Article VII’s bold dismissal of the Articles of Confederation’s rule of unanimous approval emphasized the break from the Articles to a Constitution as supreme law of the land.
Which was the ninth state to ratify the Constitution?
A pure democracy had no _____.
The very first law passed by the first session of the House of Representatives was (“An Act to regulate the Time and Manner of administering certain Oaths.”
Unlike the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution established a strong _______ government to protect the citizens.
Who signed the Constitution to attest to the delegates’ signatures?
During the American Revolution, General George Washington required all officers to subscribe to an oath renouncing any allegiance to King George, III, and pledging their fidelity to the United States.
Which of the following is exempted from the Interstate Rendition Clause?
The only state that did not participate in the Constitutional Convention was ____.
The first sentence of the Full Faith and Credit Clause appeared almost verbatim in the Articles of Confederation.
What strategy did the Supremacy Clause use to deal with potential conflicts between the national and local governments?
Which of the Framers was concerned that the Debt Assumption Clause would put the United States in the strange position of being bound to pay past debt but not have the authority to pay such debt?
In Article IV, Section 4, the Guarantee Clause assures the states protection from _________________ and also guarantees ________________.
Why did the Framers of the Constitution support the ban on religious tests to hold office?