Constitutional Convention and Plans Quiz

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Which document did the delegates at the Constitutional Convention initially plan to revise?

The Articles of Confederation

What was the purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

To create a new government for the United States

What was the compromise reached regarding representation in Congress?

Equal representation for all states

What does it mean to ratify the Constitution?

To sign or give formal consent to the Constitution

When did the Constitution become the official framework of the government of the United States?

June 21, 1788

Which event led to increased taxation of the American Colonies by Great Britain?

French & Indian War

What did the Stamp Act tax in the American Colonies?

All of the above

What did the colonists protest in response to the Stamp Act?

British goods

Which event led to increased tension between the American Colonies and Great Britain?

The Stamp Act

What did the colonists demand in response to the Stamp Act?

Repeal of the Stamp Act

Test your knowledge of the Constitutional Convention and the plans proposed, including the Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, and Connecticut Plan. Learn about the purpose of the convention and the delegates' decision to form a new document instead of revising the Articles of Confederation.

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