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Introduction Democracy Democracy vs. Autocracy The Original Thirteen Colonies The Declaration of Independence, Part I The Declaration of Independence, Part II The Articles of Confederation

 




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Democracy Democracy vs.Autocracy The Original Thirteen Colonies The Declaration of Independence, Part I The Declaration of Independence, Part II The Articles of Confederation

 
The Articles of Confederation


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Executive A. Any attempt to change the Articles of the Confederation required the consent of how many states?
Full Faith and Credit Clause B. Under the Articles of Confederation, what did each state have?
amending or adding C. Article II of the Constitution establishes the ________ branch(es) of our government.
supremacy article D. Article V establishes procedures for _____________ to the Constitution.
ratification or approval E. Article VI establishes that the Constitution and the laws of the United States are the "supreme Law of the Land." What is this referred to as?
All 13 states F. Article VII states that __________ of the Constitution by nine states would be sufficient to adopt the Constitution. Eventually, all states ratified the document.
One vote in Congress, regardless of its population G. Article IV begins with the __________, which says that each state shall respect the laws of the other states. It then establishes the process for admitting new states and, finally, guarantees a republican - or representative - form of government for all states.  


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Under Article V of the Articles of Confederation, the state legislatures appointed delegates on an annual basis. Furthermore, the Article limited each delegate to no more than three years of office in any term of six years.

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