basic principles and laws of a state or nation
people who represent other people
the lawmaking body of British government
thinking about or discusing something carefully
league of the 13 original states
articles of confederation
this document, the nations first constitution, was adopted by the second continental congress in 1781during the revolution. the document was limited because states held most of the power, and congress lacked the power to tax, regulate trade, or control coinage
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting
government that gets its power from the people
1st central government of the states
American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
a hollow shaft of feather dipped in ink and used for writing
rulling upper class
the intolerance devoted to ones own opinons and prejudice
belief` or principle held to be true
a person who measures the boundaries of land
foothills at the base of a mountain
sphere of influence
the area or region of political influence
what someone leaves behind and is remembered for
an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
Virginian, architect, author, governor, and president. Lived at Monticello. Wrote the Declaration of Independence. Second governor of Virgina. Third president of the United States. Designed the buildings of the University of Virginia, and author of the virginia statue of religous freedom
name of the home of Thomas Jefferson means little mountain
colonial capital of the Virginia colony
Hot drink of liquor (usually rum), water sugar,and spices
a government in which citizens elect representatives to run the government
religous sect prominet in PA
meeting of delegates in 1787 to revise the Articles of Confederation, which produced the new U.S. Constitution
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