6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- The father of the constitution. The was a profound student of governement, who at age thirty-six so effected the formation of the constitution eventually became the father of the constitution.
- demanded that the congress call to meet in philadephia for the sole purpose of revising the Articles of Confedration. He was also present at the meeting and held a 5 hour long lecture of the necessity of a super powerful central government.
- "small-state plan". This provided for equal representation within a unicameral congress by states, regardless of size an dpopulation, as under the existing Articles of Confederation.
- it provided the acreage of the Old Northwest to be sold and that the proceeds be used to payoff national debt. Broke the land down into 36 plots each a square mile, and every 16th plot was set aside to support public school within the Northwest.
- the hybrid solution in which the larger states were conceded representation by population in the house of Representatives, and the smaller states were appeased by equal representation within the senate.
- Free thinking Thomas Jefferson and his co-reformers, including the babptists won a complete victory in the passage of The Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom. Helped maintain religious tolerance and a seperation between church and state.
6 True/False questions
Federalists → people who believed dominant states rights over federal rights would lead to an inable and unproductive governement and believed a strong central government ultimately was the bestr thing for the nation.
federalist papers → alexander hamilton, john jay and james madison masterly penned a series of articles for the New York. The articles were written in an attempt to turn the hearts of the anti-federalist new yorkers who would not support the constitution. New York was eventually swayed by the eloquence and persuasiveness of the authors.
Civic Virtue → people who believed dominant states rights over federal rights would lead to an inable and unproductive governement and believed a strong central government ultimately was the bestr thing for the nation.
Articles of Coonfederation → The colonies make shift constitution which tied each separate state in a strong bond of "friendship". Essentially a treaty between 13 different countries with similiar government infrastructure. Articles of Confederation lacked the ability for congress or the president to have any true federal power due to fear of tyranny. Also, the documents set up the 3 branch governement.
Society of Cinncinati → the often ridiculed group of continental army officers who formed a an exclusive hereditary order. The group was founded due to the spead of the idea of social equality and break down of aristocratic society within america.
Republican of Motherhood. → The concept in which mothers teach thier children the ideas behind civic virtue, its importantce and how to apply it in a everyday life. As education opportunities widened for women the expectations of raising thier children became higher.