Quiz

  1. Which statement is true about the Articles of Confederation?
    1. America was ruled very well under the Articles of Confederation.
    2. The Articles of Confederation called for a strong central government.
    3. The Articles of Confederation did not work well in governing the new nation and a new form of government was needed.
    4. Most people did not want to see the Articles of Confederation work.
       
  2. Some colonists were not sure they wanted a strong form of government because -----.
    1. they wanted King George of England to rule them
    2. they wanted to make their own laws
       
  3. One of the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation was -----.
    1. the states would not work together in any way
    2. the government could not make treaties
    3. each state printed its own money, and people disagreed what each state's money was worth
    4. the government could not declare war
       
  4. The Spanish took advantage of the weakness of the American government by -----.
    1. sending soldiers into the Northwest Territory
    2. stopping and searching American ships and stealing their goods
    3. only allowing Spanish ships to unload cargo in the American ports
    4. stopping the American farmers and fur traders from working on the Mississippi River





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1. (c)
2. (b)
3. (c)
4. (d)