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|Articles of Confederation
|the first written plan of government for the United States. A confederation is an association of states that cooperate for a common purpose
|to agree or pledge to support someone or something
|a meeting held in Philadelphia in 1787 at which delegates from the states wrote the U.S. Constitution
|a written plan the provides the basic framework of a government
|a difference between two statements or situations that means they cannot both be true
|the group established by the Constitution to elect the president and vice president. Voters in each state choose their electors.
|the "Age of Reason" in 17th- and 18th- century Europe. Enlightenment thinkers emphasized using rational thought to discover truths about nature and society.
|a basic set of ideas used to develop a larger plan
|the plan of g