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Moose-New Nation

A New Nation

Why was the Articles of Confederation written? To provide unity during the war and peace talks
What type of government did the Articles of Confederation develop? weak central government
Why did the new nation set up the central government as it did under the Articles of Confederation? They didn't want a strong government like they had under the king
What problem did the Articles of Confederation create in terms of raising revenue? The national government could not create taxes to raise money.
What event involving conflict between farmers in Massachusetts caused alarm to national leaders? Shay's Rebellion
What plan proposed representation should be based on a state's population? Virginia Plan
How was the issue of representation decided? Great Compromise
What was the Three-fifths Compromise? Three-fifths of the slaves would count for representation and taxes.
During ratification what did the Up Country citizens believe? The strong central government took power away from the states.
What principle of government allows any branch from getting more powerful than the others? checks and balances
What principle of government provides for the three branches? separation of powers
What is the Supreme Court's ability to determine the constitutionality of laws called? judicial review
Which document provides a unicameral legislature? Articles of Confederation
What is the leader under the US Constitution? President
What is the court system under the Articles of Confederation? state court system
Which document allows for taxes to be raised by the federal government? US Constitution
What is the principle of federalism? divides powers between the national and state governments
What principle protects the individual's rights against excessive power of the government? limited government
Which area of SC are the Federalists in? Low Country
What is an Antifederalist? Someone who opposes the Constitution
What is a Federalist? Someone who supports the Constitution
Is George Washington a Federalist or Antifederalist? Federalist
Is Charles Pinckney a Federalist or Antifederalist? Federalist
Is Patrick Henry a Federalist or Antifederaliist? Antifederalist
Created by: camoose