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Chapter 11 Outline

The Articles of Confederation

What was the name of the first national government? The Articles Of Confederation
What is unicameral? one house
What is legislature? congress
How many votes would each state be allowed to have in the Articles of Confederation? one
How would you get a law to pass? you needed a states to vote in favor of the law
What does amend mean? change
What were the years that there was no leader? 1781-1787
What or who could be our leader? no one
What type of Legislature would the government have? Unicameral
How many states needed to agree in order to amend our government? nine
What did our government not have? courts and jails
What does states rights mean? a system where the states were more powerful than the country.
What could our government not do? tax
How long did the Articles of Confederation last? 6 years
How many branches did the Virginia Plan have? 3
Who created The Virginia Plan? James Madison
What did the sysytem Checks and Balances do? Made each branch equal to each other
What branch became "bicameral?" Legislative
Who was in the Lower house? House of Representatives
Who was in the Upper house? Senate
Created by: Kelly Chrismon