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Ms. Cheshire 11.3.14

Confederation to Constitution VOCABULARY

Federalist Supporters of the Constitution
Northwest Territory Territory covered by the Land Ordinance of 1785, which included land that formed the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota
Northwest Ordinance It described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed and set conditions for settlement and settlers’ rights
Shay’s Rebellion An uprising of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers in 1787 proving the government under the Articles of Confederation did not work
Anti-Federalist A person who opposed the ratification of the US Constitution
Great Compromise The Constitutional Convention’s agreement to establish a two-house legislature, with all states having equal representation in one house and each state having representation based on its population in the other house
Three-Fifths Compromise The Constitutional Convention's agreement to count three-fifths of a state’s slaves as population for purposes of representation and taxation
Land Ordinance of 1785 A law that established a plan for surveying and selling the federally owned lands wert of the Appalachian Mountains
Federalist Papers A series of essays defending and explaining the Constitution
Constitutional Convention A meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to the Articles of Confederation; resulted in the drafting of the US Constitution
Bill of Rights The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, added in 1791, and consisting of a formal list of citizens’ rights and freedoms
Articles of Confederation A document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and finally approved by the states in 1781, that outlined the form of government of the new United States
New Jersey Plan A plan of government proposed at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that called for a one-house legislature in which each states would have one vote
Virginia Plan A plan proposed to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that called for a government with three branches and a two-house legislature in which representation would be based on a state’s population.
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