cause: Defeat at battle of Long Island
effect: winter at valley forge
cause: Magna carta, English Bill of rights
effect: Declaration of Independence
cause : failures of the Articles of Confederation
effect: Constituional Convention
supported the consitution
opposed the constitution
showed that the U.S. needed a stronger central gov't
dealt with the issue of counting slaves as population
was a compromise of the New jersey and Virginia Plan
shared power between the central and state government
location of the Constitutional convention
New Jersey plan
favored all states having an equal # of votes in congress
favored states' repensentation in congress to be based on population
Articles of Confederation
didn't have the power to tax or issue a standard currency
Add-A-State plan, organized western land or settlement
increased prices for goods - reduced value of money
people who loan $
lawmaking branch of gov't
responsible for interpreting laws
president & cabinet help run the gov't
essays written by Hamilton, Madison & Jay in support of the passage of the constitution
official changes to the constitution
Bill of Rights
first ten amendments that afford rights to individuals
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