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Ch. 7

People,Places,and Terms

Constitution A plan of government
Bicameral Two house legislature
Philadelphia The place where the Constitution Convection happened
Republic A Government in which citizens rule through elected representatives
Articles of Confederation Americans first Constitution
Second Continental Congress The people who made the Articles of Confederation
Petition Apply to
Ordinance Law
Northwest Territory Land designated for the people (mostly farmers) to live on and farm on
Ordinance of 1789 The selling of land North of the Ohio River
Shays Rebellion Farmers suffered because they could not sell their goods so they rebelled by taking guns from the capital and going through town .
James Madison A Virginia planter
Convention Meeting
Great Compromise An agreement made by both sides
Three-Fifths Compromis A slave counts as 3/5 of a person
Federalism Sharing power between State,Federal Government
Three Branches of Government Legislative,Executive,and Judicial branches
Checks and Balences Government powers such as VETO
Federalists A person who works for the federal government
Antifederalists Nonfederilists
Amendment the revised copy of something
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