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New Nation SOL

Virginia USI.7 New Nation

The __________ __________ __________ was a constitution written during the American Revolution to establish the powers of the new national government. Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation provided for a weak __________ government national
The Articles of Confederation gave __________ no power to tax or regulate __________ among the states Congress, commerce
The Articles of Confederation provided for no common __________ currency
The Articles of Confederation gave each state __________ __________ regardless of size one vote
The Articles of Confederation provided for no __________ or __________ branches executive, judicial
The development of the __________ of the United States was significant to the foundation of the American republic. Constitution
The Constitution of the United States of America established a __________ system of government . federal
power being shared between the national and state governments federal system of government
Weaknesses in the Articles of __________ led to the effort to draft a new __________. Confederation, constitution
The Constitutional Convention State delegates met in __________ and decided not to revise the Articles of Confederation but to write a new __________. Philadelphia, constitution
The Constitutional Convention __________ __________ was elected president of the Constitutional Convention. George Washington
At the __________ __________ delegates debated over how much power should be given to the new national government and how large and small __________ should be represented in the new government. Constitutional Convention, states
The Constitutional Convention The structure of the new national government included three separate branches of government: name them Legislative, Executive, Judicial
The Constitutional Convention The __________ _________ decided how many votes each state would have in the __________ and the __________ _________ __________. Great Compromise, Senate, House of Representative
The Constitutional Convention When was the Constitution was signed? At the end of the convention.
A minimum of _________ of the _________ states had to vote in favor of the Constitution before it could become law. nine, thirteen
The Bill of Rights are based which 2 documents? Virginia Declaration of Rights, Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom
Who wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights? George Mason
Who wrote the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom? Thomas Jefferson
The Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution provide a written... guarantee of individual rights
Name 5 of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights No typed here they do not all fit. Look up as necessary.
_________ and the first five _________ made decisions establishing a strong government that helped the nation grow in size and power. Congress, presidents
All of the first five presidents were Virginians except: John Adams
Name that president – Federal court system was established. George Washington
Name that president – The Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution of the United States of America. George Washington
Name that president – Plans were created for development of the national capital in Washington, D.C. George Washington
Which African American astronomer and surveyor, helped complete the design for Washington D.C.? Benjamin Banneker
Name that president – A two-party system emerged during his administration. John Adams
Name that president – He bought Louisiana from France (Louisiana Purchase). Thomas Jefferson
Who explored the Louisiana Purchase, new land west of the Mississippi River? Lewis and Clark
Name that president – The War of l812 caused European nations to gain respect for the United States. James Madison
Name that president – He introduced the Monroe Doctrine warning European nations not to interfere in the Western Hemisphere. James Monroe
Created by: Mrs. Estes
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