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Chapter 11 2016

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A law of 1787 organizing the Northwest Territory for settlement and eventual statehood. The Northwest Ordinance
What was the plan drawn up at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 to form two houses of Congress. The Great Compromise
A form of government in which the people make laws and run the government. Democracy
Who was the delegate to the Constitutional Convention who called for a Bill of Rights? George Mason
What was the plan offered by the small states at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that would have given all states an equal number of representatives in Congress. The New Jersey Plan
What State did not participate in the Constitutional Convention of 1787? Rhode Island
What was the plan adopted by the Constitutional Convention in 1787, that established three branches of the federal government. The Virginia Plan
Who was an abolitionist and founder of the Free African Society in 1787? Richard Allen
What was first plan of government of the United States, in effect from 1781-1789? They were finished being written in 1777 but not adopted until 1781. Articles of Confederation
A revolt in 1786 of Massachusetts farmers, who opposed tax decisions of the state courts. Shays Rebellion
A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government Republic
First president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. George Washington
A form of government that is both a republic and a democracy. Democratic Republic
The system in which each branch of government is balanced by the others. checks and balances
What name is used to refer to the first ten amendments to the Constitution? They were ratified in 1791. Bill of Rights
What are the Three Branches of the United States Government? Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What are the two houses of congress? Senate and House of Representatives
The Northwest Ordinance prohibited slavery in the territory. True or False True
The Northwest Ordinance required that land be set aside for public schools. True or False True
The Northwest Ordinance required that all citizens vote in elections. True or False False
The Northwest Ordinance gave residents of the territory the same rights as citizens of the 13 states. True or False True
"set up public schools" is a power of... State Government
"declare war" is a power of..... Federal Government
"pass laws" is a power of..... Both State and Federal Government
"establish local governments" is a power of... State Government
"coin money" is a power of... Federal Government
"make treaties with other countries" is a power of... Federal Government
"settle disputes between states" is a power of... Federal Government
"run elections" is a power of... State Government
"run the post office" is a power of… Federal Government
"collect taxes" is a power of... Both State and Federal Government
“Pass Laws” is the responsibility of… Legislative Branch
“Enforces Laws” is the responsibility of… Executive Branch
“Explains Laws” is the responsibility of… Judicial Branch
“Approve spending and taxes” is the responsibility of… Legislative Branch
“Commander in Chief” is the responsibility of… Executive Branch
Created by: Mrslynn5th