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conservative traditions and values and reluctant to make
infrastructure facilities: roads, bridges, and posts
federalism government which is given to the people
proportional representation representation based on population
great compromise compromises as the constitutional convention were the states agree the House is based on promotional representation
three-fifths compromise only three-fifths of the slave population would be counted
electoral college representatives who formally elect the president and vice president
federalists Those who support a strong national government
antifederalists opposed a strong central government
sovereignty The ideas of supreme power of source of authority
electorate voters
constitutionalism principle that elected representatives is bound by written constitution that describes the rights of the people and the framework of the government
separation of Powers responsibilities for government: legislative, executive, and judicial
checks and balances the system that provides each branch of government some power
republic system were the national and state government share power over some territory and some people
Created by: smileyk