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Each State sent how many delegates so each state had how many votes

One .... One

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Name the five powers that Congress has

Operator post office,
coin money,
appointment military officers
power to declare war,
responsible for foreign affairs and can sign peace treaties

2

To strengths of the articles of Confederation

-Northwest ordinance
-they represented an effective compromise

3

Name the three powers the Congress did not have

-They could not regulate trade
-they had no power in taxes
(Limited power but states had to approve)

4

Name 4 weaknesses of articles of confederation

They couldn't pay their taxes,
federal government had limited power, no central government,
they couldn't pay their debt

5

Why did Marilyn one Virginia and the other states to ceed land west of the Appalachian Mountains

They were afraid that they would become more powerful

6

What year did the articles of Confederation going to affect

1777

7

Which two states claimed Vermont

New Hampshire
New York

8

Which two European nations cause trouble for the Americans

Britain and Spain

9

What did the ordinance of 1785 do

A system for settling in the Northwest

10

What was the system for organizing the territory

Vigilance,
divided into townships 36 mi.²
Each township was divided into one square-mile sections
Public schools

11

What did the Northwest ordinance do

Survey the land,
divided it in sections, outlawed slavery,
created process to admit new states into nations

12

With the Northwest ordinance establish new states or make the territories part of the old states

As new states

13

Which states were created from the Northwest territory

Michigan
Illinois
Ohio
Indiana
Wisconsin

14

What is the depression

Business activity slows, prices and wages fall, and unemployment rises

15

After Shays rebellion what did leaders are several states to

To revise articles of Confederation

16

Name three founding fathers at the Constitutional convention

George Washington,
Alexander Hamilton,
James Madison

17

Who is called the father of the Constitution and why

James Madison because he was shy but best prepare delegate he has done his research for months with Keen intelligence and his ideas about how to structure a democratic government strongly influence the other delegates

18

Why did they keep the talks secret

To speak their minds freely without pressure from the outside

19

Who worked out a compromise between the Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan

Roger Sherman

20

What are the two houses of Congress

House of Representatives and Senate

21

What determines plan become known as

The Great Compromise

22

What problem did the 3/5 compromise address

Whether or not to enslave African-Americans would be counted in the states population

23

Another disagreement over slavery concern the ban on the

Slave trade

24

It was decided that slave trade would not be banned for ______years

20

25

When was the Constitution ready to be signed

September 17, 1787

26

What three delegates refused to sign

Edmund Randolph
George Mason
Eldridge Jerry

27

What ancient Republic was admired by Americans

Greek and most especially Rome

28

What to English documents influence the

The Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights

29

What three basic ideas were included in the Magna Carta

Monarchs had to obey the law
right by trial by jury
right to private property