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Social Studies-Constitution

the larger states wanted representitives to be determined by the population of the state. viriginia plan
the authority to govern is shared. the states share authoritywith the national government. federal system
the smaller states wanted equal representation from each state. new jersey plan
this is the supreme law of the land. constitution
It says that government should get its power from the consent of the people, defend the country from enemies, promote the countries well-being, and to make sure the people remain free. preamble
under this plan the states had more power than the centeral government. articles of confederation
this would keep any one branch of the government from gaining too much power. checks and balances
under the articles of confederation quarreling between states started. the states over taxed its citizens and caused unrest among the farmers. a revolt started in 1786 where Massachusetts farmers take arms against state courts. Shays Rebellion
A supporter of a strong federal system of government in the late 1700s. Federalists
He was known as the "Father of the Constitution" because of his influence at the Constitutional Convention. James Madison
The plan drawn up by Roger Sherman at the Constitutional Convention that proposed the establishment of two houses of Congress. Great Compromise
The part of government, headed by the President, that carries out the laws. Executive
The part of government, headed by the Supreme Court, which decides the meaning of the laws. Judiciary
The part of government, headed by Congress, that makes the laws. Legislative
The first ten amendments to the Constitution that protects peoples' rights. Bill of Rights
Obey the laws of the land, vote in elections, serve and defend your country, and pay taxes are just a few examples of what we should do for our country. Citizens responsibilities
Created by: kwilson on 2006-04-05

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