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Articles of confederation
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Congress called for a convention to be held in Philadelphia in 1787 in order to
establish a new constitution for the United States
which situation could NOT have occurred under the Articles of Confederation?
congress could ask the states for money
the conflict between the large states and small states in the crafting of the constitution centered on
how best to represent the interest of the people and the states in legislature
-Believed the articles of confederation had serious flaws
-united around a specific plan and solution to a weak government
-well organized national group
-had the support of George Washington
These points describe which group that was key in creating a new government for the new united states?
the Federalist Papers were written by
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay in support of ratification of the US constitution
At the constitutional convention, the "Three Fifths Comprise" dealt with issues surrounding what issue?
Deciding how to count the votes of slaves in national federal elections.
fill in the blank:
(first 3 words to the preamble of the united states constitution)
We the people
Which of these was the first government of the united states?
articles of confederation
Shays' rebellion was significant because it
demonstrated the weakness of the government under the articles of confederation
The greatest achievements of the Antifederalists was to
Force the federalists to agree to add a new bill to the constitution
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