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SS Vocab section 8

Wilderness Road The main road in Kentucky
Land Ordinance Of 1785 called for surveyors to take out 6 mile square plots which became Northwest Territory
Republic people chose the representatives to govern them
Northwest Territory land that formed the states Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and part of Mississippi
Articles Of Confederation the final plan that gave the government little power
Northwest Ordinance how the northwest territory was to be governed
Shays's Rebillion farmers who became a threat to the Americans/militia
Constitutional Covention The Philadelphia meeting
James Madison Read more than 100 books on government to prepare for the meeting
Virginia Plan Proposed a government with 3 branches
New Jersey Plan Proposed a legislature with only one house
Great Compromise Each state would have an equal number of votes in the senate
Three-Fifths Compromise Three-fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes
Federalism A system of government in which the power is shared between the central or federal government and states
Federalists People who supported the constitution
Antifedralists People who opposed the constitution
The Federalists Papers The essays wrote by federalist to answer the anti-federalists attacks
George Mason The most influential Virginian beside Washington
Bill Of Rights The first 10 Amendments
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