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1

The second continental congress made a government that gave rule to who

States

2

What are the articles known as

First national government of the U.S.

3

How do the articles of confederation make blueprints

They make "blueprints" for government

4

What 4 things did the articles say

1. Each state was represented
2. They had to have 2 delegates
3. Could wage war, make peace,
Sign treaties, money
4. Power of states

5

Who wrote the articles

Second continental congress

6

Define confederate government

Loose association of states where the states have all the power

7

When were the articles complete

November 1777

8

Since the large states excepted the articles quickly, why did the small states hesitate

They thought that the large states would use their claims to these lands to pay of their war debt.

9

Solution to the small states hesitation to the articles

Large states give up their western land claim which made the small states accept the articles

10

What dos the confederation congress make

North west ordinance

11

What state was the 13 th state to ratify the document in 1781

Maryland

12

After the treaty of Paris, what happens

Land is divided up

13

Land ordinance of 1785

Allowed surveyors to stake out 6
Mile plots called townships

14

What was the surveyed land called

Northwest territory

15

Northwest ordinance

Established how the Northwest Territories would be governed

16

In the NW ordinance as the population grew, what happened to the government

Gained self government rights

17

In the NW ordinance, 5,000 free men who owned land could elect what

An assembly

18

60,000 could become a

State

19

What 6 states are are part of the NW territory

Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, part of Minnesota

20

Was the NW ordinance a success

Yes

21

After the DOI what government dos the congress agree on

Republic government( representative government)

22

When was Shay's rebellion

January 1787

23

Who wrote the NW ordinance

Confederation congress

24

Who was involved in shays rebellion

Daniel shays

25

What happened at shays rebellion

People were upset about the high taxes and the rebelled against the state government

26

What did shays rebellion show

That a stronger national government was needed

27

What did shays rebellion lead to

Constitutional convention

28

3 strengths of the articles

1. Kept the us together
2. Created NW ordinance
3. Keep power in states hands