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chapter 8 section 1


wilderness road the trail into Kentucky that Daniel Boone helped build was called the wilderness road.
republic the people choose representatives to govern them
articles of confederation the first constitution of the united states on November 15, 1777
land ordinance of 1785 called for surveyors to stake out six mile-spare plots .
northwest territory townships in the north west were later known as the northwest territory.
northwest ordinance was described how the northwest territory was to be governed.
shays's rebellion a group of 1,500 farmers that rebelled to provide debt releif
constitutional convention the Philadelphia meeting
James Madison one of the ablest delegates was James Madison
Virginia plan proposed a government that would have three branches
new jersey plan called for a legislature with only one house
great compromise to satisfy the smaller states each state would have an equal number of votes in the senate to satisfy the larger states the committee set representation in house of representatives according to state population
three fifths compromise three fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on the states
federalism is a system of government in which power is shared between the central or federal government and the states.
federalist the people who supported the constitution
antifederalist the people who opposed the constitution
the federalist papers the federalist essays
goerge mason the most influential Virginian besides Washington
bill of rights the ten amendments to the U.S. constitution
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