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Robert Morris believed in expanding american trade, financier, wealthiest man alive, went out west and went bankruptcy with several other colleagues
George washington president of the constitutional convention, lived on mount virnin
anti-federalist to much power to the central government
Daniel shay an American soldier, revolutionary, and farmer famous for being one of the leaders of Shays' Rebellion, a populist uprising against controversial debt collection and tax policies in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787
The Annapolis Convention 6 states went to discuss the articles of confederation, and to discuss the problems with constitution. may 25 1777
constitutional convention the gathering of state representatives on may 25, 1787 to revise the articles of confederation
Alexander Hamilton author of the "the federalist", secretary of treasure for George Washington and founder of the federalist papers
the new jersey plan plan at the constitutional convention, favored by small states that call for three government branches
George Mason "wrote' the bill of rights
the federalist written by Alexander Hamilton, and john jay
the bill of rights gives rights to the people to protect them from the central government
3/5 clause 3/5 of the population of slaves will count in voting
James Wilson proposed the 3/5 clause
William Patterson proposed the new jersey plan
articles of confederation The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 original states of the United States of America that served as its first constitution
Gouverner Morris lost his leg and wrote the premble
John Jay John Jay was an American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, negotiator and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second Governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States
northwest ordinance set up peramator on how to separate states
checks and balances counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
republic government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers. The primary positions of power within a republic are not inherited
"the spirit of the laws" The Spirit of the Laws (French: De l'esprit des lois, originally spelled De l'esprit des loix; also sometimes translated The Spirit of Laws) is a treatise on political theory, as well as a pioneering work in comparative law, published in 1748 by Charles d
john locke
montesquieu wrote the spirit of the laws
treatise of government social contract Locke proceeds through Filmer's arguments, contesting his proofs from Scripture and ridiculing them as senseless, until concluding that no government can be justified by an appeal to the divine right of kings. The Second Treatise outlines
electoral college a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. a body of electors chosen or appointed by a larger group.
English bill of rights agreement that protects the people from the central government
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