United States History

All the following were important influences on the framers of the Constitution EXCEPT:

(A) the Magna Carta
(B) the English Bill of Rights
(C) the Roman republic
(D) The Spirit of the Laws
(E) the Federalist Papers
  1. Correct Answer: E

    Explanation:

    The Federalist Papers were written later than the Constitution and in support of it, and so they could not have been an influence on the framers.

Test ID: 1556
Source: SAT Practice Test