22 Which compromise gave more power to slaveholders?
23 Checks and BalancesSystem the prevent any one branch of government from becoming too powerful.
24 Bill of RightsFirst 10 AmendmentsProtects individual liberties.
25 Name and describe two weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. 1. Congress had no power to tax the states.U.S. had to repay debts to Britain, France, and veterans of the American Revolution
26 2. Congress couldn’t regulate international trade. Britain flooded the American market with cheap goods and American businesses couldn’t compete
27 Compare the NJ and VA plans. NJ Plan:Written by William PattersonUnicameral legislatureNo one presidentPower given to the statesVA Plan:Written by James MadisonBicameral legislaturePowerful ExecutivePower given to the federal government