Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 7:
Cooperation Leads to the U.S. Constitution


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 7 Questions     Ch. 7 Answers

Your Name:

  1. This chapter discusses the stages of cooperation. Describe a time when you used cooperation and what stage/stages of cooperation did you use? [audio]

  2. If you started your own government that used the concept of democracy, explain how it would be set up and what it would need to have. [audio]

  3. Political strategies include domination, debate, and compromise. What is your opinion on which one of these strategies is most effective? [audio]

  4. Compromise was very important in developing the constitution. Can you think of another example from history when compromise was important? [audio]

  5. Separation of powers prevents what one part of government from having too much power? Do you think that this is important, and why? [audio]