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APUSH Final: 30-44
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In a republic, power comes from
How did America's alliance with France benefit them during the War for Independence?
Funding, forces, naval strength, equipment.
This group feared the Constitution was an aristocratic trap and called for the promise of a Bill of Rights in order to ratify the Constitution.
This failed revolt in 1786 by poor farmers raised a fear of "mobocracy."
This champion of states' rights declined to attend the Constitutional Convention declaring he "smelled a rat" and saw the Constitution as a death warrant for liberty.
This "Sword of the Revolution" was unanimously selected to preside over the secret convention of the "demi-gods."
A New Yorker who favored a stronger central government; wrote a series of eloquent persuasive essays that were published in newspapers to garner support for the Constitution.
This formed a "league of friendship" between the thirteen colonies but authorized no executive power and did not provide for the power to collect taxes or regulate trade.
The Articles of Confederation.
This act provided that representation in the House of Representatives would be based on population and the Senate would have equal representation.
The Great Compromise
Ten Constitutional amendments designed to protect liberties.
The Bill of Rights.
The idea that the Constitution can be interpreted in different ways is known as...
Living Constitution (Loose Constructionism).
A key aspect of the Constitution that is intended to prevent government corruption and tyranny.
Separation of Powers.
What were the basic beliefs of the Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans?
They favored states' rights and a strict interpretation of the Constitution. They believed that a powerful central government posed a threat to individual liberties.
What made the "Revolution of 1800" remarkable?
It marked the peaceful and orderly transfer of power on the basis of election results accepted by all parties
What did the case of Marbury vs. Madison determine?
The decision established the Court's power of judicial review over acts of Congress, (the Judiciary Act of 1789).
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