What does veto mean?
Southern states wanted to count slaves for what?
The Virginia Plan has how many houses?
The New Jersey Plan has how many houses?
The articles of confederation was our country's first what?
The great compromise has how many houses?
How many delegates attended the first constitutional convention?
How many people signed the Articles of Confederation?
How old was Benjamin Franklin at the constitutional convention?
how old was the youngest person at the constitutional convention?
How many slaves were counted for representation out of 5?
What was the system called that made sure one branch of government was not more powerful than another?
Checks and balances
congress could not force states to provide an
exectutive branch can do what?
What does the legislative branch do?
Overide vetos, and propose and pass laws
Spain closed the lower
Who presented the New Jersey Plan
Who presented the Virginia Plan?
Who refused to go to the constitutional convention
Who was one of the most important delegates at the convention?
What does bi-cameral mean?
two houses, or groups
what was the idea that political authority belongs to the people
when was the articles of confederation signed?
September 17th, 1787
did northern states want slaves to be counted for reprsentation