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Chp8Constit.Conven.

review for chp. 8

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Who is known as the "Father of the Constitution" ? James Madison
Who was the president of the constitutional convention? George Washington
Who came up with the Great Compromise? Roger Sherman
Which plan of government favored the larger states because it wanted the number of representatives to be based on population? The Virginia Plan
Which plan of government favored the smaller states because it said every state should have the same number of representatives? The New Jersey Plan
Which plan said that 5000 slaves would be counted as 3000 people? The Three-Fifths Compromise
Where did the constitutional convention take place in 1787? Philadelphia
Which group of people supported having a strong central government and the constitution? Federalists
Which group was against the constitution unless it included individual rights written down ( a bill of rights). Anti-Federalists
What form of government has a King or a Queen as the leader? monarchy
What form of government gives the people a say in it? democracy
What form of government allows people to elect representatives to make decisions for them? republic
What was the first plan of government for America that set up a weak national government? Articles of Confederation
What event scared Americans into thinking the Articles of Confederation needed to be revised? Shay's Rebellion
Created by: LindaScherrer