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Enacted in 1787, one of the most significant achievements of the Articles of Confederation. It established a system for setting up governments in the wes
The 1786 revolt by Massachusetts farmers seeking relief from debt and foreclosure that was a factor in the calling of the Constitutional Convention.
American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections to the Constitution led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)
'Father of the Constitution'. His proposals for an effective government became the Virginia Plan, which was the basis for the Constitution. He was responsible for drafting most of
President of the Constitution Convention. His leadership helped bring together delegates with different points of view.
An agreement that proposed two houses of Congress; one where a state's population would determine representation and another where all states were represented equally
(1787) Agreement worked out at the Constitution Convention that said three fifths of the slaves in each state should be counted as part of the state's population for determining re
'Large state' proposal for the new constitution, calling for proportional representation in both houses of a bicameral Congress. The plan favored larger states and thus prompted sm
A framework for the Constitution proposed by a group of small states. Its key points were a one-house legislature with one vote for each state, a Congress with the ability to raise
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
The idea that government gets its authority from the people. (4 words)
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, with the legislative branch making law, the executive applying and enforcing the law, and
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power
Asserted by the decision Marbury v Madison, it was a power given to the judiciary branch in order to sustain checks and balances. This power let judges examine a law or act passed
A system in which power is divided between the national and state governments.
Amendment # -freedom of speech, press, petition, religion, assembly
Amendment # - criminal proceedings; due process; eminent domain; no double Jeopardy; protection against self incrimination
A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during ratification debates in state legislatures.
A group who opposed the ratification of the Constitution in 1787. They opposed a strong central government (tyranny) and supported states' rights.
A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1-10, and in all state constitutions.
This government's power is greater that the power of the states. This idea was strongy supported by James Madison.
Document: Both called for adoption of the Constitution. Number 10: Says that faction is natural to liberty and a strong central government could prevent the rise of any one faction

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