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Chapter 10 SS review

A form of government in which people elect representatives is called- a republic
Under the Articles of Confederation Congress was unable to regulate trade and collect taxes
Daniel Shays led armed groups of farmers in attacks on courthouses in the hope of- stopping the courts from seizing any more of the farmers' property
As a result of Congress passing land ordinance, western lands were divided into squares called- townships
The Northwest Ordinance, a plan for governing the Northwest Territory, did not allow people to keep slaves
Under the Articles of Confederation Money was printed by states and by the central government
Who was one of the first to arrive at the Philadelphia Convention and was elected president of the convention? George Washington
Which group was represented at the Philadelphia Convention? merchants
Under the federal system, the states gave up some rights. One of them was- the right to raise money by taxing citizens
The lawmaking branch of the government is known as the- legislative branch
The Father of the Constitution is- James Madison
When each side in a conflict gives up something it wants in order to come to an agreement, the result is called a- compromise
"The supreme law of the land," established by the delegates at the Philadelphia Convention, was called the Constitution
The highest court in the United States is known as the Supreme Court
Those who favored the Constitution and wanted a strong national government were known as- Federalists
Created by: slohrenz