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2 A B C D E $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Final Jeopardy

3 Refusal to do business or buy products of a nation to pressure a change in policy

4 boycott

5 the granting of official formal approval to adopt a policy or document

6 ratification

7 A two house legislature

8 bicameral

9 The characteristic of the constitution that most angered the Anti-Federalists

10 lack of a bill of rights

11 These three men authored the 85 “Federalist Papers” to win support for the constitution

12 John Jay Alexander Hamilton James Madison

13 group who urged the ratification of the constitution after it was completed in 1787

14 federalists

15 The city in which the Constitutional Convention was held…..

16 Philadelphia

17 The very first attempt by the colonists to unify for any reason

18 New England Confederation

19 functioned as the first national government of the United States after declaring our independence from England

20 2 nd Continental Congress

21 The very 1 st state to ratify the Constitution

22 Delaware

23 The “Father of the Constitution”

24 James Madison

25 stated that each state should be represented equally in one house of Congress and on the basis of population in the other house

26 The Great Compromise

27 Day, month and year the Declaration of Independence was signed

28 July 4, 1776

29 This was the year in which the Articles of Confederation went into effect

30 1781

31 This meeting of colonial leaders wrote our first constitution as a free nation.

32 2 nd Continental Congress

33 Large state plan presented at the Constitutional Convention; wanted representation to congress based on state population

34 Virginia Plan

35 A written plan for government

36 constitution

37 passed to gain southern state support for the constitution; stated that 3/5 of slaves would be counted in their population to gain representative in congress

38 3/5 Compromise

39 Papers written to gain support for ratification of the Constitution in New York and Virginia.

40 The Federalist Papers

41 the last straw for the Articles of Confederation, this prompted the call for the Constitutional Convention

42 Shay’s Rebellion

43 Our nations first written plan of government

44 The Articles of Confederation

45 small state plan for government, called for equal representation in congress

46 New Jersey Plan

47 Selected to serve as president of the Constitutional Convention

48 George Washington

49 Selected as the first capital of the United States under the Constitution….

50 New York City

51 The first attempt of the colonists to unify in opposition to the policies of Great Britain (1765)

52 Stamp Act Congress

53 Identify 4 weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation as discussed in lecture

54 1.No national currency 2.Congress couldn’t tax (pay debt) 3.No executive branch 4.No federal courts 5.1 state 1 vote regardless of size 6. congress couldn’t regulate trade 7.Trouble raising militia 8.9/13 states required to pass laws

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