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1 The Critical Period ConventionFounders Constitution Amendments

2 The name of America’s first Constitution/Government.

3 What is… “The Articles of Confederation”

4 Lead a farmer’s rebellion against the new American government.

5 Who is… “Daniel Shays”

6 The type of Legislature adopted by all of the States.

7 What is… “Bicameral”

8 One of the main reasons the Articles of Confederation failed.

9 What is… “No Taxing, No control of trade, No President, No court system, Only one vote per state in Congress, No ability to raise an army…etc.”

10 The reason that the Founders were afraid to put too much power in one person or group.

11 What is… Didn’t want another king

12 Where the Constitutional Convention was held.

13 Where is… “Philadelphia”

14 The Large State plan.

15 What is… “The Virginia Plan”

16 The number of Representatives per state under the New Jersey Plan.

17 What is… “One per state”

18 The only State that didn’t send a representative to the convention.

19 What is… “Rhode Island”

20 The solution to the argument concerning population numbers including slaves.

21 What is… “The 3/5’s Compromise”

22 The Father of the Constitution

23 Who is… “James Madison”

24 The President of the Convention

25 Who is… “George Washington”

26 The group who was against ratification of the Constitution.

27 What are… “the Anti-Federalists”

28 The author of the Great Compromise.

29 Who is… “Roger Sherman”

30 The author of the New Jersey Plan.

31 Who is… “William Patterson”

32 The law-making body created by the Constitution.

33 What is… “Legislative Branch”

34 The articles written by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to support ratification of the Constitution.

35 What are… “the Federalist Papers”

36 This was designed to ensure that no one branch would become too powerful.

37 What are… “Checks and Balances”

38 An example of a check the President has over Congress.

39 What is… “Veto”

40 Type of government where power is divided between a Central (Federal) government and local (State) governments.

41 What is… “Federalism or Federal System”

42 To alter or approve changes of a document.

43 What is an… “Amendment”

44 The first 10 Amendments of the Constitution.

45 What is… “The Bill of Rights”

46 The Five basic freedoms protected by the First Amendment.

47 What is… “Religion, Speech, Petition, Assembly, Press”

48 Who came up with a list of Amendments that would become the Bill of Rights.

49 Who is… “James Madison”

50 The Amendment that set up the Reserved Powers for the States.

51 What is… “10”


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