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C. 7-8 voab quiz

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The original constitution of the United States. Articles of Confederation
Having a single legislative chamber. Unicameral
An armed rebellion in protest against economic and civil rights injustices. Shays’ Rebellion
Chartered a government for the Northwest territory, gave a method for admitting states into the Union from the territory. Northwest Ordinance of 1787
met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak government. Constitutional Convention
Having two branches or chambers. Bicameral
Defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have. Great Compromise
The population of slaves would be counted as three-fifths when counting representatives. Three-Fifths Compromise
the division of authority among executive, legislative, and judicial branches to make sure no one branch has too much power separation of powers
a system by which each branch of government limits the powers of other branches so that one branch does not become too powerful checks and balance
The federal principle or system of government Federalism
The first ten amendments to the constitution Bill of Rights
A statement granting congress the power to pass all laws necessary. elastic clause
A tax protest in 1791. The whiskey tax was the first tax created by our federal government. Whiskey Rebellion
An earlier evnt or action considered to by a guide to not repeat that action. Precedent
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