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Chapter 2 Test

who wrote the federalist papers?
the federalists
why did the federalists write these papers?
to gain support
what does article one talk about?
the legislature
what does article 2 talk about?
the executive branch
what does article 3 talk about?
the judicial branch
supporters of the constitution
a form of government in which power is divided between the federal government and the states
what did the federalists talk about to gain support?
the flaws in the articles of confederation
what did the federalists argue?
the us wouldn't survive without a strong national government
who wrote the Federalist papers?
Alexander Hamilton, james madison, and john jay
what was the main argument of the anti-federalists?
that it would take back the liberties they gained from the British
what was the anti-federalists strongest concern with the constitution?
it lacked a bill of rights
why did the delegates call this new government a confederation?
it shared a supreme power
what 3 powers did the national government have under the Articles?
declare war, make peace, and sign treaties
what two branches of government were missing from the Articles?
executive and judicial
how was voting determined for each state?
each state only had one vote
what act led to a new rebellion?
shays rebellion
who proposed the Virginia plan?
james madison
who proposed the new jersey plan?
william paterson
who proposed the great compromise?
roger sherman
what are the articles of the constitution?
the responsibilities of government
how many amendments are there?