AP US History Chapter 9 Identification Vocabulary
Chapter 9 vocabulary
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Protestant Episcopal Church
New name for the Anglican Church after it was disestablished and de- Anglicized in Virginia and elsewhere
The idea that American women had a special responsibility to cultivate "civic virtue" in their children
A type of special assembly, originally developed in Massachusetts, for drawing up a fundamental law that would be superior to ordinary law
Articles of Confederation
The first constitutional government of the United States
The territory north of the Ohio and east of the Mississippi governed by the act of 1785-1787
In the new territories, six-mile by six-mile square areas consisting of thirty-six sections, one of which was set aside for public schools
the status of a western area under the Northwest Ordinance after it established an organized government but before it became a state
A failed revolt in 1786 by poor debtor farmers that raised fears of "mobocracy"
Large State Plan
the plan proposed by Virginia at the Constitutional Convention for a bicameral legislature with representation base on population. (Also known as the Virginia Plan.)
Small State Plan
the plan provided for equal representation in Congress. (Also known as the New Jersey Plan.)
Three fifths Compromise
the compromise between North and South that resulted in each slave being counted as 60 percent of a free person for purposes of representation
Bill of Rights
a list of guarantees that federalists promised to add to the Constitution in order to win ratification
Society of the Cincinnati
An exclusinve order of milirary officers that aroused stong democratic opposition
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
Legislation passed by an alliance of Jefferson and the Baptists that disestablished the Anglican Church
Revolutionary War veteran who led poor farmers in a revolt that failed but had far-reaching consequences
Unanimously elected chairman of the secret convention of "demi-gods"
Group that failed to block the central government they feared but did force the pormise of a bill or rights
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union, and guaranteed that newly created states would equal to the original thirteen states. Considered on of the most important legislative acts of the Confederation Congress, the Northwest Ordinance also protected civil liberties and outlawed slavery in the new territories.
Young New Yorker who argued eloquently for the Constitution even though he favored an even stronger central government
When draftig their state constitutions American invented something different. They drafted a contract that defined the power of government that drew their authority from the people they were regarded as basic and irrevocable by ordinary judicial or legislative action.
Massachusetts State Constitution
The state constitution could be changed only by another specially called constitutional convention. This procedure was later imitated in the drafting and ratification of the federal Constitution.
A constitutional compromise whereby the method of electing a president would by done indirectly through this body rather than by direct means.
Father of the Constitution and author of Federalist 10
Wealthy conservatives devoted to republicanism who engineered a nonviolent political transformation
Land Ordinance of 1785
It provided that the acreage of the Old Northwest would be sold and that the proceeds should be used to help pay off the national debt.
Elder statesman who lent his prestige to the Constitutional Convention and promoted the "Great Compromise".
Bill of Rights
A list of guarantees that federalists promised to add to the Constitution in order to win ratification
She teased her husband in 1776 that "the Ladies" were determined "to foment a rebellion" of their own if they were not given political rights.
In the new territories, six-mile square areas consisting of thirty-six sections, one of which was set aside for public schools
A masterly series of pro-Constitution articles printed in New York by Jan, Madison, and Hamilton
Agreement that there would be representation by population in the House of Representatives but equal representation of all states in the Senate
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