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S.S. Ch 5 Vocab

judicial branch interprets the law
constituion states the powers and duties of the government
New Jersey Plan one house legislature favoring smaller states
legislative branch proposes and passes laws
amendments official changes
interstate commerce trade between two or more states
suffrage right to vote
tariff tax on imports and exports
Virginia Plan two house legislature favoring larger states
depression low economic activity and rise in unemployment
Great Compromise two house compromise favoring both large and small states
checks and balances keeps and branch of the government from being to powerful
ferderalists people who supported the Constitution
Constitutional Convention held to improve articles of confederation
ratification official approval
Magna Carta make the king subject to law
Shay's Rebellion uprising of farmers over high taxes
popular sovereighty political authority belongs to the people
antifederalists people who opposedthe Constitution
federalism sharing of power between central government and the states
inflation increased proces for goods and reduced value of money
executive branch carries out the law
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