Flashcards in Capter 5 Deck (12):
Government in which citizens rule through their elected officials
Basis of Republicanism
Idea that governments should be based on the consent of the people
It's the first form of government the United States of America used.
Articles of confederation
Set of laws, one in which two levels of government shared fundamental powers.
Prevents kind of this monarchical power structure.
A fact that they do, in fact, share powers.
States that they share powers and prevents overuse of power.
Land ordinance of 1785
Established a plan of surveying the land.
People are... More aware of the land they really landed in.
Northwest ordinance of 1787
Congress provided a series of dividing he land into territories.
These territories became states.
Is where the debt-ridden farms rose up and rebelled.
A hit to the government and not exactly good for the nations growth. Called attention to the farms.
Was the leader of Virginia and called for a meeting to discuss issues of interstate trade.
This leads to conflict and arises new issues.
Was a political leader in Connecticut and called for the Great Compromise.
Brilliant compromise and idea, got people to get along.
Is a two house offer to satisfy both big states and small states.
Great idea, led for more conflict in the future?
Is when they called for 3/5 of the slaves to be counted as part of the population.
Step one on the long road to freedom for slaves. Also got a better sense of the population size.