Suffering American farmer'srevolted aginst government treatment they felt was unfair in _______ Rebellion.
The Revolutionary War brought ________ to the contradiction between the American battle for liberty and the practice of _____.
Rhode Island and New Jersey
Between 1783 and 1804, Connecticut, _______ New York, and ________ passed laws that gradually ended slavery.
________ passed a law that encouraged manumission, the freeing of individual enslaved persons.
In September 1786, Alexander Hamilton _________ calling a convention in Philadelphia to discuss trade issues.
____________ introduced the Virginia Plan, which was largely the work of James Madison.
The Virginia plan: called for a two-house _________ a chief executive chosen by the legislature, and a court system.
The Virginia plan: made the number of representatives in legislature proportional to the __________ of each state.
William ________ proposed the New Jersey Plan, which was designed to simply amend the Articles of confederation.
On June 19, the states voted to work toward a __________ government based on the Virginia Plan that also satisfied the small states.
Roger Sherman of Connecticut suggested a compromise for determining representation that came to be known as the _____________.
The Three-Fifths Compromise counted each enslaved person as three-fifths of free person for both _________ and representation.
To keep the _________ states in the nation, Northerners agreed that the congress could not interfere with the slave trade until 1808.
George Mason proposed a bill of rights to be included in the _________ but his proposal was defeated.
On September 17, 1787, the delegated assembled in _____________ to sign the constitution.