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A More Perfect Union

Articles of Confederation through Constitution

After the American Revolution, most states allowed only white men who were at least 21 years old to vote True
Slavery was the main source of labor in the North False
The delegates of the Constitutional Convention included Native Americans, African Americans, and women False
The first three articles of the Constitution describe the structure of the federal government. True
Anti-Federalists supported the Constitution False
Which law helped stop the spread of slavery to the West Northwest Ordinance
The Articles of Confederation had to be approved by how many states 13
Who was the presiding officer at the Constitutional Convention? George Washington
Under the "Supremacy Clause", what is our "supreme law of the land"? Constitution
The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defense, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered .. States must unite together to protect each other for their mutual well-being
What uprising occurred when the petitions of Massachusetts farmers went unanswered? Shay's Rebellion
One major weakness of the Articles of Confederation was that it could not deal with the nation's finances
Shay's Rebellion forced courts to close so judges could not take away farmer's land
The American Revolution brought into focus the contradiction between the American battle for liberty and the practice of slavery
Convention delegates broke the deadlock between large and small states when they approved the Great Compromise
What was the Three-Fifths Compromise? For every five slaves, they would count as three people
The branch of government headed by the president is called the executive branch
The branch of government headed by the court system is called the judicial branch
The branch of government headed by Congress is called the legislative branch
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