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8-3.2 Compromises

8-3.2 Constitutional Convention and Compromises

What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention? To revise the Articles of Confederation
What document was created to replace the Articles of Confederation? The Constitution
What number state was SC in ratifying the Constitution? Eighth
What does ratify mean? To accept or adopt
When dealing with the idea of representation in the new government, what two plans were presented? The New Jersey and Virginia Plans
Which plan did SC support? The Virginia Plan
What was the Great Compromise? The creation of the House of Representatives and Senate
What did SC want to count towards their population? Slaves
What was the decision that slaves would count as 3/5 of their population? The 3/5 Compromise
What compromise stated that no new taxes will be added on trade goods and the gov would not mess with slave trade for 20 years. The Commerce Compromise
Where was the meeting in SC to ratify the Constitution? Charleston
What was the problem with the ratification meeting in SC? It was too far from the Upcountry
What did federalists want? A stronger national government
Who did NOT support a stronger government and the Constitution? Antifederalists
Who were Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinkney, Pierce Butler and John Rutledge? SC's representatives to the Constitutional Convention
What did federalists add to the Constitution to please the Antifederalists? Bill of Rights
Where can you find the Bill of Rights in the Constitution? First 10 amendments
Created by: eowen8