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THE ________ supported the ratification of the Constitution because it created a strong national government. federalist
The first plan of government for the United States was called the Articles of Confederation
The_______ compromise settled the issue of counting slaves toward representation between northern and southern states. Three-Fifths
The_________ law helped stop the spread of slavery to the West. Northwest Ordinance
A government in which citizens rule through elected representatives is called a republic
the___is the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Under the federal system, the final authority is the Bill of rights
Under the federal system, the final authority is the amendments
Many states agreed to ratifying the Constitution after being assured a “bill of rights would be the first ____ or additions or changes to the Constitution. James Madison
________is considered the “father of the Constitution” because he created our basic plan of government. ordinance of 1785
The_____ law broke up the Northwest Territory into 6 miles by 6 mile townships. constitutional convention
The______l was the meeting in Philadelphia in 1787, were 55 delegates met to revise the articles of confederation bicameral
Most state established legislature with two houses which means it was the virgina plan
The _______plan created a legislature determined by the population of the state; therefore, it was liked by the large states. new jersey plan
was the English philosopher whose ideas of individual liberties were influential in writing the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution. john locke
The ____ was the English philosopher whose ideas of individual liberties were influential in writing the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution. great compromise
A weakness of the Articles of Confederation is that it could not collect ________ laws and regulate __. anti-federalist,constitutional,trade
The solved the disagreement between small and large states by allowing representation in one house to be equal for every states enforce
The ___ oppose ratification of the new constitution because they feared a strong national government would take away people’s freedoms. taxes
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