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The Constitutional Era. (1781-1789). What is a republic? A representative democracy. What is the basic principle of republican government? The people elect representatives who make the laws. What was the first attempt at workable government in the United States?

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  • What is a compromise? Articles weak?

  • An agreement in which both sides get part of what they want, but neither side gets all of what it wants.



What was the great compromise or connecticut compromise
What was the Great Compromise or Connecticut Compromise? Articles weak?

  • A plan providing for a two-houseCongress in which the people would be represented in a House ofRepresentatives and the states in the Senate. In other words, the House ofRep. would be based on population, while each state would have 2 U.S. senators.


What was the virginia plan
What was the Virginia Plan? Articles weak?

  • A framework proposed by the Virginia delegation to the Constitutional Convention under which the national government would have a legislature consisting of two houses. Representation in both houses would be based on population. Big states would have more representatives.


What was the new jersey plan
What was the New Jersey Plan? Articles weak?

  • A framework proposed by the New Jersey delegation to the Constitutional Convention under which the national government would have a legislature consisting of one house. Under the New Jersey Plan each state had onevote. This plan benefited small states.


Which one became part of the constitution the va plan the n j plan or the great compromise
Which one became part of the Constitution: the Va. Plan, the N.J. Plan, or the Great Compromise?

  • The Great Compromise


What was the great compromise or connecticut compromise1
What was the Great Compromise or Connecticut Compromise? N.J. Plan, or the Great Compromise?

  • A plan providing for a two-houseCongress in which the people would be represented in a House ofRepresentatives and the states in the Senate. In other words, the House ofRep. would be based on population, while each state would have 2 U.S. senators.


What is federalism
What is federalism? N.J. Plan, or the Great Compromise?

  • The division of power in the United States between the national government and the state governments.


Who served as chairman of the constitutional convention
Who served as chairman of the Constitutional Convention? N.J. Plan, or the Great Compromise?

  • George Washington


Who is considered the father of the constitution
Who is considered the “Father of the Constitution”? N.J. Plan, or the Great Compromise?

  • James Madison






What are the two houses of congress
What are the two houses of Congress? government?

  • The House of Representatives

  • The United States Senate


How is a state s membership in the senate decided
How is a state’s membership in the Senate decided? government?

  • Two senators from each state


How is a state s membership in the house of rep decided
How is a state’s membership in the House of Rep. Decided? government?

  • By Population; States with large populations have more representatives than states with small populations.


What was the three fifths compromise
What was the three-fifths compromise? government?

  • A compromise between the northern and southern states

  • Slaves would count as 3/5 of a person in figuring the slave states’ population for representation in the House of Representatives


What is separation of powers
What is separation of powers? government?

  • The division of power among different branches of government.


What is the checks and balances system
What is the checks and balances system? government?

  • A system of government by which each branch of government can check or stop the actions of the other branches



Who were the federalists during the constitutional era
Who were the Federalists during the Constitutional era? before it could take effect?

  • People who supported the Constitution.


Who were the anti federalists during the constitutional era
Who were the Anti-Federalists during the Constitutional era? before it could take effect?

  • People who opposed the Constitution


What does interstate commerce mean
What does interstate commerce mean? before it could take effect?

  • Trade between states


What is the bill of rights
What is the Bill of Rights? before it could take effect?

  • The first ten amendments to the Constitution


What was the basic idea of the virginia declaration of rights
What was the basic idea of the Virginia Declaration of Rights?

  • That government should not violate basic human rights.





What did the virginia statute of religious freedom do
What did the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom do? on the Bill of Rights?

  • Outlawed the established church in Virginia

  • Supported the idea of freedom of religion


What rights does the first amendment guarantee
What rights does the First Amendment guarantee? on the Bill of Rights?

  • Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly, and the right of petition


What church was the established church in colonial virginia
What church was the established church in colonial Virginia? on the Bill of Rights?

  • The Anglican church or Church of England


What does the term ratify mean
What does the term on the Bill of Rights?ratify mean?

  • Approve


To what did the phrase ratification of the constitution refer
To what did the phrase “ratification of the Constitution” refer?

  • 9 of the states approving the Constitution so that it would take effect


What first amendment freedom allows people to gather at public meetings
What First Amendment freedom allows people to gather at public meetings?

  • Freedom of Assembly


What First Amendment freedom allows Americans to make written requests to make changes in the government?

  • Freedom of Petition


On what document was the bill of rights based
On what document was the Bill of Rights based? written requests to make changes in the government?

  • The Virginia Declaration of Rights


What is a constitutional amendment
What is a constitutional amendment? written requests to make changes in the government?

  • An addition to the Constitution


During the state ratifying conventions, what did the Anti-Federalists force the Federalists to promise to adopt?

  • A Bill of Rights


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