Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

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
Created by: hope.goldsmith