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Ch.8 Vocab

Social Study

The trail into Kentucky that Daniel Boon helped build. Wilderness Road
The people choose representatives to govern them. Republic
The continental Congress eventualy arrived at a final plan. Articles of Confederation
It called for surveyors to stake out six-mile-square plots, called townships, in the Western Lands. Land Ordinance of 1785
Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin and part of Minnesota. Norhwest Territory
It discribed how the Northwest Terrritory was to be governed. Northwest Ordinence
In January 1787, Shays and his men marced on a federal arsenal, a place to store weapons. Shays's Rebellion
The Philadelphia meeting became know, were a very impressive group. Constitutional Convention
One of the ablest delegates. James Madison
Madison, Randolph, and the other Virginia delegates had drawn up the plan while they waited for the convention to open. Virginia Plan
A legislative with only one house. New Jersey Plan
The constitutional Conventions agreement to extablish a two-house national legislature. Great Compromise
Three, fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on the states. Three-Fifts Compromise
A system of government in which power is shared between the cental(or federal) government and the states. Federalism
The people who supportedthe constitution took the name (blank). Federalists
People who opposedthe constitution. Aftifederalists
These essays first appered as letters in New York newspaper. The Federalist papers
He perhaps the most influential Virginian aside from Washington, also was opposed to it. George Mason
One of the first acts of the New government. Bill of Rights
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