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Republic

Government in which citizens rule through their elected officials
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Basis of Republicanism

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Republicanism

Idea that governments should be based on the consent of the people
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It's the first form of government the United States of America used.

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Articles of confederation

Set of laws, one in which two levels of government shared fundamental powers.
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Prevents kind of this monarchical power structure.

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Confederation

A fact that they do, in fact, share powers.
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States that they share powers and prevents overuse of power.

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Land ordinance of 1785

Established a plan of surveying the land.
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People are... More aware of the land they really landed in.

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Northwest ordinance of 1787

Congress provided a series of dividing he land into territories.
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These territories became states.

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Shay's rebellion

Is where the debt-ridden farms rose up and rebelled.
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A hit to the government and not exactly good for the nations growth. Called attention to the farms.

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James Madison

Was the leader of Virginia and called for a meeting to discuss issues of interstate trade.
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This leads to conflict and arises new issues.

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Roger Sherman

Was a political leader in Connecticut and called for the Great Compromise.
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Brilliant compromise and idea, got people to get along.

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Great compromise

Is a two house offer to satisfy both big states and small states.
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Great idea, led for more conflict in the future?

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Three-fifths compromise

Is when they called for 3/5 of the slaves to be counted as part of the population.
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Step one on the long road to freedom for slaves. Also got a better sense of the population size.

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Federalism

Divided power between national government and state government
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In the end, it's part of the government that ear ended up sticking to.