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Chapter 8 Vocab.JH:)

A trail helped built by Daniel Boone that went into Kentucky. Wasn't easy to travel. Wilderness Road
When the people choose representatives to govern them. republic
The national government had few powers, because many AMericans were afraid that a strong government would lead to tyranny, or oppressive rule. Articles of Confederation
This called for surveyors to stake out six-mile-square plots, called townships, in the western lands. Land of Ordinance of 1785
The western lands later became known as this. Northwest Territory
This decribed how the Northwest Territory was to be governed. Northwest Ordinance
This rebellion later became known as an uprising. Shays's Rebellion
When 55 delagates met in Philadelphia. Constitutional Convention
Was a delagate at the Constitutional Convention. James Madison
This proposed that a government would have three branches. Virgina Plan
This was a plan where a legislature had only one house. New Jersey Plan
To satisfy the smaller states, each state would have an equal number of votes in the senate. Great Compromise
Under this compromise, three-fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on the states. Three-Fifths Compromise
A system of government in which power is shared between the central(or federal) government and the states. federalism
The people that supported the Constitution. Federalists
The people who opposed the Constitution Antifederalists
A Federalist essay in New York. The Federalists Papers
One of the most influential Virgian aside George Washington, also was opposed to radification. George Mason
The 10 ammendments made to the U.S Constitution. Bill of Rights
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