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Vocab Ch. 8

The trail into Kentucky that Daniel Boone helped build Wilderness Road
the people who chose representatives to govern them republic
outlined the form of government of the new United States Articles of Confederate
called for surveyors to stake out six-mile-plots in the Western lands. Land of Ordinance
Land of Ordinance later became known as... Northwest Territory
Described how the Northwest territory was to be governed Northwest Ordinance
An uprising of dept-ridden Massachusetts farmers in 1787 Shays's Rebellion
a meeting to consider changes to the Articles of Confederation held in 1787 Constitutional Covention
one of the Ablest delegates James Madison
a plan to govern with three branches and two-house legislature Virginia Plan
made at the Constitutional Convention for one-house legislature in which each state would have one vote New Jersey Plan
the Constitutional Convention's agreement to establish a two-house national legislature Great Compromise
Constitutional Convention's agreement to count three-fifth's of of a states slaves as population Three-Fifth's Compromise
a system of government and the states Federalism
Linking to the idea of federalism, the people who supported the Constitution took this name Federalists
People who opposed the federalists Antifederalists
best know of the federalist essays The Federalist papers
the most influential Virginian aside from Washington also was opposed to ratification George Mason
Ten Amendments ratified and became law with Virginia's vote in 1791 Bill of Rights
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