complete history task 05 asu


These questions are designed to prepare you for Exam #2, which will be based on the short answers and essays you submit for homework.You should submit complete, detailed answers so you can use the homework assignment to help you prepare for the exam.

I will correct and grade your homework and return it to you so you will know if you missed something before you take the exam.You will lose points for submitting incomplete homework.

Short Answers:Write a brief paragraph for each term that explains who, what, when, where, how, why, and the significance of each of the following terms.


Essays:Write an essay that answers each of the following questions.Write a separate essay for each topic.

1.Discuss the government of the United States under the Articles of Confederation.What were the Articles of Confederation?What type of government did they put in place? Explain.What were the financial problems the Confederation government confronted and what were their solutions? What was the land policy of the Confederation government and what plans did it adopt? What was Shays’ Rebellion and why did it occur? What was the result of the Rebellion?

2. Discuss the Constitutional Convention of the United States.What were the fundamental issues on which the members of the Convention agreed? What was the Virginia Plan? What was the New Jersey Plan? What was the Connecticut Compromise? What was the issue of slavery and what did the members of the Convention decide to do about slavery and the slave trade?What were the issues involving the separation of powers and how were they resolved? What were the powers and limitations of the president? What powers did Congress have, in addition to those mentioned already? What were the powers and limitations of the judicial branch of government? What was the system of checks and balances? How was the Constitution to be amended?