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  1. Weaknesses of Articles of Confederation
  2. New Jersey Plan
  3. Three-Fifths compromise
  4. James Madison
  5. Executive Compromise
  1. a Plan for one house and representation would be equal for all states.
  2. b Father of the Constitution
  3. c 1. Lacked power to enforce laws (no power to put down rebellions) 2. Lacked power to levy taxes (no way to raise money for roads, schools) 3. Lacked power to regulate trade among states (made trade difficult between states because of taxes on goods as they passed through each state) 4. Required all 13 states to approve changes in the Articles (made it difficult to make any changes in laws)
  4. d Compromise that settled the issue of how to count slaves in the southern states. Three-fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on states and the three-fifths ratio would be used to determine representation in the legislature.
  5. e Compromise that settled the election of a the president

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Plan that proposed two houses both based on population.
  2. Two men who refused to sign the Constitution until a Bill of Rights was added
  3. The first ten amendments to the Constitution
  4. Presented the Virginia Plan
  5. Included land from the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota

5 True/False questions

  1. Strengths of Articles of Confederation1. Governed nation during the American Revolutionary War (raised army, paid soldiers) 2. Negotiated the Treaty of Paris at end of war (established independence from Britain and set boundaries for US) 3. Passed the Land Ordinance of 1785 - (townships and free public education) 4. Passed the Northwest Ordinance how new territory settled and settlers' rights (Outlawed slavery, guaranteed freedom of religion, trial by jury)


  2. William PattersonPresented the New Jersey Plan


  3. Shay's RebellionRebels take over a Massachusetts courthouse and farmers won the sympathy of many people. Showed weakness in Articles of Confederation


  4. Patrick HenryHe said he "smelled a rat in Philadelphia, tending toward monarchy".


  5. FederalistsPeople who supported the Constitution


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