United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Hartford Convention

Federalists were labeled traitors
following the Hartford Convention
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131450:

Which of the following statements about the Hartford Convention is not true?

A) it was attended by representatives from all the states in the Union
B) some attendees may have been in favor of New England seceding from the Union
C) it was partly called as a result of dissatisfaction with the War of 1812
D) it suggested a constitutional amendment to remove the Three-Fifths Compromise which benefited Southern states
E) it helped discredit the already weakened Federalist Party

Answer & Explanation

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