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Ch.8 Vocab

Ch.8

TermDefinition
Wilderness Road Narrow road for carts or wagons, but it became the main road into Kentucky.
Republic The People choose representatives to govern them.
Articles of Confederation Outlined the form of government of the new united states
Land Ordinate of 1785 Called for Surveyors to stake out six-mile-square plots, called townships, in western lands.
Northwest Territory Lands that formed the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin and part of Minnesota.
Northwest ordinate (1787) How the Northwest territory was to be government.
Shays's Rebellion uprising of debt ridden Massachusetts farmers, in 1787.
Constitutional Convention Meeting were people came together to talk about there government.
James Madison He read more than a hundred books on government in preparation for the meeting.
Virginia Plan A government that would have three branches.
New jersey Plan A legislature with only one house.
Great compromise To Satisfy the smaller states, each state would have an equal number of votes in the senate.
Three-Fifths Comprise Three-fifths of the slave population will be counted when setting direct taxes on the states.
Federalism A system of government in which power is shared between the central government and states.
Federalists The people who supported the constitution.
Antifederalists people who opposed the constitution.
The Federalist papers essays to answer the Antifederalists' attacks
George Mason Opposed to ratifying the constitution
Bill of rights Was the first acts of the new government.
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