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Ch. 8 Vocab SC

Trail to Kentucky that Daniel Boone helped to build. Wilderness Road
Republican form of government where the people choose representatives to govern them. republic
Final plan for the national government. Very little power to the national government; the most important powers to the states. Articles of Confederation
Law that helped divide and govern the Western lands. Land Ordinance of 1785
Area that included the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin plus part of Minnesota. Northwest Territory
Described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed. Northwest Ordinance
Farmers got really mad over all the debt shoved upon them so they got together in January 1787 and marched to a federal arsenal. Shays's Rebellion
55 delegates were present in Philadelphia to discuss things to change the Articles of Confederation and etc. Constitutional Convention
One of the ablest delegates at the Constitutional Convention. He read over 100 books on government just to be ready for the convention. James Madison
Edmund Randolf proposed a government with 3 branches which is what we have today. Virginia Plan
Called for a legislature with only one house. New Jersey Plan
Each state would have an equal # of votes in the senate. Representation in the House of Representatives would depend on state population. Great Compromise
3/5 of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on the states. It would also be used to determine representation in the legislature. Three-Fifths Compromise
A system of gov't in which power is shared between the central gov't and the states. federalism
People who supported the Constitution. Federalists
People who opposed the Constitution. They thought the Constitution took too much power away from the states and didn't guarantee rights for the people. Antifederalists
Essays written by Federalists to counter the Antifederalists. The Federalist papers
Antifederalist . . . the most influential Virginian other that George Washington. George Mason
10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Bill of Rights
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