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Writer of "Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer" , feared a powerful government, his proposals create framework for the articles of confederation

John Dickinson

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Government without a monarch

Republic

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What was James Madison's view on a stronger federal gov?

He favored it

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What was Montesquieus view on a strong federal gov

He opposed it

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Refers to the continental army demanding pay and threatening military overthrow of the government

Newburgh Conspiracy

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Helped survey western land, laid out a 36 sq mile grid, reserved 1 square mile for education

Land ordinance 1785

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Laid groundwork for how a territory could become a state, most important piece of documentation that cam out of the Articles of Confederation

Northwest ordinance

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How many people were needed to petition for statehood under the northwest ordinance ?

60,000

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How many territories were created with the northwest ordinance?

5

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What were requirement needed to become a territory under the northwest ordinance?

-constitution
-outlaw slavery
-bill of rights that included free religion

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What type of congress did the articles of confederation have?

Unicameral

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How many votes were needed to pass a law under the articles?

9/13

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How many votes were needs to add an amendment under the articles?

13/13

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How did the government get money under the articles?

They had to petition for money from the states

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12 reps from 5 states met in Annapolis, not enough states represented, agreed to meet again in Philadelphia

Annapolis convention

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Rebellion led by farmers angered by debt, marched to courthouse to close it, demonstrated the little power to government had to suppress conflict

Shays rebellion

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What happened at the constitutional convention?

-George Washington elected as president
-made constitution

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Plan where state representatives would be based on population, favored by large states

Virginia plan

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Who was he chief architect of the Virginia plan?

James Madison

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Who brought forth the Virginia plan?

Edmund Randolph

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Plan where each state would have equal representation,favored by smaller states

New Jersey plan

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Who was the creator of the New Jersey plan?

William Paterson

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Compromise that would use both the Virginia and the New Jersey plan

Connecticut Compromise

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Who put forth the Connecticut compromise?

Roger Sherman

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What was agreed about slavery at the constitutional convention?

Outlawing the slave trade could not be discussed for ten years

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What needed to be done to ratify the constitution?

State constitutional conventions had to ratify it

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How many states needed to ratify the constitution in order for it to pass?

9

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Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, argued why a strong government was needed

The Federalist Papers