Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Extra To Know
What is a government in which citizens rule through elected representatives
What is the definition of a Republic?
What is Legislative, Executive, and Judicial
What are the three branches of government?
What is Philadelphia and 1775
What city was the first capital of the United States and what year did it become the capital?
What is 1776
In what year did the second continental congress appoint a committee to draw up a plan for a new central government?
What is the freeing of enslaved persons
What is the definition of manumission?
What is Virginia- Edmund Randolph, New Jersey- William Paterson
Who was over the Virginia Plan and who was over the New Jersey Plan?
What is having two separate lawmaking chambers (State and National Government)
What is the definition of a bicameral
What is Due to economic troubles Farmers were not able to sell their goods and therefore could not pay their taxes and debts. This resulted in state officials seizing farmers lands and throwing them in jail
What were some of the key reasons and aspects why Shay's Rebellion started?
What is Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio
Name the 5 states involved in the Northwest Ordinance and made up the northwest territory in 1785?
What is delegates solution to the disagreement over population votes between the south and north and as a result every five enslaved person would count as three persons in the state's population total
What was the three-fifths compromise?
What is 1) Congress had no authority to raise money by collecting taxes 2) Congress had no control over foreign trade 3) Congress could not force states to carry out its laws 4) All13 states had to agree to any amendments
Name the 4 weaknesses of the articles of confederation
What is Both had 3 federal systems in place, and both gave federal government more powers than it already had. Possible differences: Virginia- houses elected by the people, Powerful legislature, executive branch chosen by the people etc. NJ- Legislative branch had one house with equal representation from all states, executive branch was chosen by congress, judicial branch was chosen by the executive branch
Name the similarities between both the NJ and Virginia plan and name at least one difference between the two
What is Lancaster, Pennsylvania
What city was the capital of the US for one day?

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