Ch. 5 Cantrell

Magna Carta
the ______ ________ was a document that required British royalty to obey the same laws as other people
The Magna Carta showed it was important to limit the powers of...
Virginia Statue for Religious Feedom
______ _______ ___ ______ _________ declared no person coul be forced to attend church or pay for a church with taxes
Tomas Jefferson's ideas were different because he felt that the government had no right to control _______ choice
Northwest Ordinence of 1787
The ________ ________ _____ _____ made education a basic right by providing public education for all citizens
the northwest ordinance of 1787 established a standard for _______ in future territories of the U.S.
Under Northwest Ordinance of 1787 a territory could apply for statehood when it hd __________ people and a drafted constitution
the Land Ordinance of 1785 was used to set up a system for dividing __________ lands
Congress passed these ordinances because they had to decide what to do with the __________ lands
Land was split into ___________ and then each township was divided into a smaller lot
abolation movement
The banning if slavery in some state condtitutions was signifigant because it marked the begginings of the _________ __________
state constitutions
The creation of governments with limited pwaer was a charicteristic of most...
Articles of Confederation
The Declaration of Independence Influenced the _________ _______ ________ because it condemned the power of the British King over the colonies, which was reflected in the creation of a limited government
Articles of Confederation
The ______ ______ ______ established the first national government of the United States
Shay's Rebellion
In response to ________ _______ the government anounced a convention to revise the Articles of Confederation
The ____________ policy that forced them to pay taxes on land was the main cause of Shay's Rebellion
central government
Following Shay's Rebellion, most people wanted a stong ________ __________
confederation government
The signifigance of Shay's Rebellion was that it showed Americans the weakness of the ___________ ___________
The Articles of Confederation made it difficult for the government to protect land or citizens because there was no ____ and they could not ask states for soldiers
The Articles of Confederation gave Congress little power to pass or enforce nationwide laws and tariffs, which ultametly led to increase ____
state government
The Articles created a weak government that had little control over the actions of individual ______ __________ which made them ineffective in solving internal problems
individual liberty
The A of C failed to implement the ideas set forth in the D of I by not protecting...
imports and exports
Great Britain placed a high tariff on __________ ___ _______ which forced Americans a higher price for goods
Mississippi River
In 1784 Spain closed the lowe_______ _________ which caused trade problems
federal government
The Virginia Plan suggested giving the__________ __________ supreme power and dividing the government into three branches
Great Compromise
The __________ _____________ created a bicameral legislature where one house was based on population, and the other would have equal representation
North and South disagreed about slaves because the south wanted slaves to count toward their _________
three fifths compromise
The North and South agreed on the ______ ________ _____________
______ is where powers are shared between federal snd state governments
popular sovereignty
the Constitution attempted to follow the D ofI by protecting _________ __________
foreign policy
Under the constitution, only the national government has the power to establish ______ _______
Both federal and ____ governments share the power to establish courts
Establishing schools is a power held only by the _________
Checks and Balances
________ ___ ________ were created to prevent one branch from becoming too powerful
The decision to give the power to coin money to the federal government was so that only one type of _____ would be used
During the writimg of the comstitution, Govenuer ______ of News York fought for the slaves
Anti federalists
_________ __________ thought that the constitution gave too much power to the central government
Federalists Papers
The _________ _____________ tried to assure the people that the government would not overpower the states
The Bill of Rights was a document added to the constitution that ensured the protection of individual rights and what
One reason the constituion has been around so long is because it is so __________ to meet the needs of a changing nation