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CH 8 Vocab IY

trail into Kentucky/Daniel Bone helped build/was not easy to travel Wilderness Road
form of government where the people choose representatives to govern them republic
the national government had few powers-the power to sign treaties, wage war, make peace, and issue money/each state had only one vote in congress Articles of Confederation
called for surveyors to take out six-mile-square plots,called townships, in the Western lands Land Ordinance of 1785
the lands described in the Land Ordinance of 1785 became known as this Northwest Territory
(1787) described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed Northwest Ordinance
farmers in Massachusetts rebelled against taxes/lead by Daniel Shays Shay's Rebellion
met in Philadelphia/ came up the Virginia plan Constitutional Convention
attended the constitutional convention/ had read over 100 books to prepare for the meeting James Madison
proposed a plan of a government with three branches Virginia Plan
called for legislature with only one house New Jersey Plan
each state would have an equal number of votes in the Senate/representation in the House of Representatives according to state populations Great 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 government and the states federalism
people who supported the constitution Federalists
people who opposed the constitution Anti-federalists
essays written to answer the antifederalists' attacks on the constitution The federalist papers
opposed the constitution unless they added a Bill of Rights George Mason
the ten amendments and the begining of the constitution Bill of Rights
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