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  1. Articles of Confederation
  2. Virginian Plan
  3. Strengths of Articles of Confederation
  4. Executive Compromise
  5. Three-Fifths compromise
  1. a 1st plan for a national government developed at the 1776 Continental Congress
  2. b Compromise that settled the election of a the president
  3. c 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.
  4. d 1. 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)
  5. e Plan that proposed two houses both based on population.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Presented the Virginia Plan
  2. Included land from the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and part of Minnesota
  3. He said he "smelled a rat in Philadelphia, tending toward monarchy".
  4. Said, "If men were angels, no government would be necessary."
  5. The trail cut by Daniel Boone over Appalachian Mts. to Kentucky

5 True/False Questions

  1. republicSystem of government in which power is shared between the central government and the states.


  2. Great CompromiseCompromise that settled the issue of representation in Congress - the Senate would give each state equal representation, and the House of Representatives would have representation based on on state's population


  3. William PattersonThe first ten amendments to the Constitution


  4. Northwest OrdinanceDescribed how the new territory would be governed, and set conditions for settlement.


  5. John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, James MadisonThe three men who wrote The Federalist Papers.


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