Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

8th SS Ch#7

the states write constitutions

What is constitution? a document that sets out the laws, principles, organizations, and processes of a government
What is Bill of Rights? a list of freedoms that the government promises to protect
What is Excute? to carry out
In the Articles of Confederation no one wanted what? a strong central government
What is the Articles of Confederation? the first American constitution
What did it create? a loose alliance of 13 states
States sent who to congress? delagates
There was no what? president
Congress could do 3 things. What were they? declare war, appoint military officers, and coin money
9 states had to agree for what? a law to be passed
The government could not do what? tax people
Conflict over fighting for who? Vermont
If built up debt but couldn't do what? tax
Continental money wasn't what? worth anything
Each state had their own what? money
Great Britain left his troops where? the Ohio River Valley
Spain shut down the port of what? New Orleans
Land Ordinance of 1785 did what? set up a system for settling the Northwest Territory
How were townships divided? into 36 one square mile sections
Ben Franklin was the what? oldest delagate
George Washington was what of the convention? president
Alexander Hamilton wanted what? a strong federal government
James Madison was what of the constitution? the father
The Virginia Plan was proposed by who? Edmond Randolf and James Madison
It was supported by what? Big States
What are the three branches of the strong national government? Legeslative, Excutive, and Judicial
What did legislative do? make laws
What did excutive do? carry out the law
What did judicial do? interpret the law
What is legislatives highest house? Congress (senate, house of representatives)
What is excutive's highest house? president
What is judicial's highest house? supreme court
John locks' treaty. all people have the natural rights to life, liberty and ....
Created by: clarktra7805
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards