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  1. Northwest Ordinance
  2. Northwest Territory
  3. Virginia Plan
  4. Articles of Confederation
  5. Marbury vs. Madison
  1. a Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population
  2. b The 1787 Northwest Ordinance defined the process by which new states could be admitted into the Union from the Northwest Territory. He ordinance forbade slavery in the territory but allowed citizens to vote on the legality of slavery once statehood had been established. The Northwest Ordinance was the most lasting measure of the national government under the Articles of Confederation
  3. c Case in which the supreme court first asserted th power of Judicial review - Supreme court can declare laws unconsitutional
  4. d this document, the nations first constitution, was adopted by the second continental congress in 1781 during the revolution. the document was limited because states held most of the power, and congress lacked the power to tax, regulate trade, or control coinage
  5. e part of the land given to the Americans by the British in the treaty of Paris

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Opposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution b/c it gave too much power to the national govt at the expense of the state govts and it lacked a bill of rights
  2. British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
  3. Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single-chamber congress in which each state had one vote. This created a conflict with representation between bigger states, who wanted control befitting their population, and smaller states, who didn't want to be bullied by larger states.
  4. persons appointed by the president to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
  5. nation that works with another nation for a common purpose

5 True/False questions

  1. Judicial ReviewThe branch of government that interprets laws

          

  2. Whiskey Rebelliona protest caused by tax on liquor; it tested the will of the government, Washington's quick response showed the government's strength and mercy

          

  3. Louisiana Purchaseterritory in western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million during Jefferson's Presidency

          

  4. XYZ Affaira government tax on imports or exports

          

  5. PreambleA form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting

          

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