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8.3.1 & 8.3.2 History
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What caused tension between the Up and Low Country of SC?
Up state Loyalists and Low state Patriots
What three things did the British take from plantations owners that they couldn't get back after war?
Livestock, goods, slaves
Three things that made plantation owners suffer after the war
no more subsidies, owed money, poor crops
What could the US government not afford to pay after the war?
Major differences between up and low country
up: traders, bigger populations, short growing season; low: farmers, many slaves, more political representation, and long growing seasons
What complaints did the Up country have about SC?
Capital (Charleston) too far away
Why did the Low country not want the UP Country to share government power?
Up would not support slavery
How did SC's government resolve problems between Up country and Low Country
Counties and moved capital to Columbia
Invention that gave the UP country a greater need for slaves
Cotton gin by Eli Whitney
Why did the first form of federal government not work?
TOO WEAK: no president, no courts, unicameral legislation, no state control
Where did delegates meet to reform the Articles of Confederation
SC Delegates in Constitutional Convention
Pierce Butler, John Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Charles Pinckney
Three branches of government
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
Plan that wanted bicameral representation by population
Plan that wanted unicameral representation by equal representation
New Jersey Plan
Plan that combined two other plans to create a bicameral legislature with 3 branches of government