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Chapter 5 Test

This regulated the disposal of land and was the first government aid to education “Townships” Northwest Ordinance of 1787
This gave powers not delegated to Congress were retained by the States. (Limited Governor’s Power) Articles of Confederation
This determined State's Representation in the House. Population
Held in Philadelphia in 1787 and George Washington was its President Constitutional Convention
This house has Equal Representation. Senate
This allows Congress to stretch its powers not specified in the Constitution. Elastic Clause/Necessary and Proper Clause
Made up of 2 Houses. Bicameral
Group who favored ratification of the Constitution. Federalist
This group argued the New Constitution violated the principles of liberty that they got from the Revolution and would destroy states Rights. Antifederalist
Essays written by Hamilton and Jay. Federalist Papers
Type of power given only to the Federal Government. Delegated
Impeachment is an example of this. Checks and Balances
Powers held by individual states. Reserved
This uprising, led to calls for a stronger Central Government. Shays
This amendment gives us freedom of the press. 1st Amendment
A government in which officials are elected by the people Republic
This settled the question of representation in Congress. Great Compromise
To win support for the Constitution, Federalists promised to add. Bill of Rights
Group of people from each state who elect the president. Electoral College
The Group that did NOT favor a strong national government was the… Antifederalists
Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress had all the following powers EXCEPT Levy taxes on the People
The framers of the Constitution provided for separation of powers and checks and balances to Prevent any branch of government from becoming to strong
In conflicts between state and federal laws, the Constitution declares that Federal Laws take precedence
Who urged Virginia not to ratify the Constitution? Patrick Henry
The Three-Fifths Compromise settled a dispute over Whether slaves would be counted to determine representation
State governments are empowered to do all of the following EXCEPT Coin money
Which of the following states was NOT carved out of the Northwest Territory Iowa
What type of government did the Articles of Confederation create? A loose confederation of strong state governments
Which of the following was a weakness of the Articles of Confederation? Congress could not levy or collect taxes from the states
Which of the following was a prominent Federalists? James Madison
What did the Federalists want the Constitution to provide? A strong central government
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