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Chp.7-4: "early republic"

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factions
The Early American Party, instead of parties each represented a socioeconomic group
Ideals of Roman Empire
Courage, moral discipline. They were ideals that were thought of by the Framers as good ideals. The Roman Emperors were thought to have these
Articles of Confederation
Several Articles that acted as our early Constitution. However, there were a few problems: states didn't have to pay taxes, other countries took advantage of this weakness and the Congress couldn't resolve internal issues
Northwest Ordinance
Governs the Northwest Territory, guarantees basic rights to settlers, outlawed slavery and set future boundaries
Shay's Rebellion
A rebellion led by Daniel Shays, a revolutionary colonel. This was started because of economic problems started by the Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
A convention to revise the Articles of Confederation.
Virginia Plan
Three houses: executive: carry out laws, legislature: make laws (2 houses, both population) and judicial: enforce laws
New Jersey Plan
Three houses: executive: carry out laws, legislature: make laws (1 house, equal representation) and judicial: enforce laws
Great Compromise
Compromised both the Virgina and New Jersey Plan, two houses, one population the other equal representation
Three-Fifths Compromise
Compromise that made every slave 3/5ths of a person
slave trade
trading humans to use as workers