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Great Compromise. Named Connecticut Compromise Roger Sherman Parts: House—population Revenue bills—house Senate—set # Compromise between NJ and Virginia Plan. Ordinance. Define: -laws which restrict behavior. (city) Northwest Ordinance of 1787. Developed for statehood equally.

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great compromise
Great Compromise
  • Named Connecticut Compromise
    • Roger Sherman
  • Parts:
    • House—population
    • Revenue bills—house
    • Senate—set #
  • Compromise between NJ and Virginia Plan
ordinance
Ordinance
  • Define:
  • -laws which restrict behavior. (city)
  • Northwest Ordinance of 1787.
    • Developed for statehood equally.
federalist vs anti federalist
Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist
  • Anti-Federalist
    • No strong central govt.
    • Bill of Rights
    • Worries—Why?
  • Federalist
    • Supported strong central govt./ const.
    • Federalist Papers
common law
Common Law
  • Define:
  • --Law followed by people with no written constitution.
  • Example: Great Britain.
  • Written vs. Unwritten
declaration of independence
Declaration of Independence
  • Thomas Paine—Common Sense
  • Lee’s Resolution
  • Jefferson wrote.
  • July 2, 1776
  • Parts of Declaration:
    • Purpose and basic right
    • Lists of complaints
    • Wanted freedom by war
shay s rebellion
Shay’s Rebellion
  • Result: Peoples’ agreement to a strong national government.
  • Daniel Shay—tired of farms being taken by foreclosures due to massive taxes.
mercantilism
Mercantilism
  • England’s goal: Export more than you import to make money-stockpile gold and silver in Europe.
  • Sell more than you spend==$$$$$.
  • Purpose of colonies: $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
taxation without representation
Taxation without Representation
  • Battle cry of colonists in fighting heavy taxes of the British, mainly after 1763 and continued till 1776 when colonists declared their independence.
  • No ability to VOTE!
preamble to the constitution
Preamble to the Constitution
  • Introduction to the Constitution.
  • Goals:
    • More perfect union
    • Establish justice
    • Domestic tranquility
    • Common defense
    • General welfare
    • Blessings of liberty
why not support political parties
Why not support Political Parties?
  • Washington was against due to worry of splitting people in factions.
  • Party demands vs. Individual people’s demands.

Positive—choice, collection of ideas to support, common ground found.

three compromises of constitution
Three compromises of Constitution.
  • Connecticut Compromise (great)
  • 3/5 Compromise
  • Slave Trade compromise
articles of confederation
Articles of Confederation
  • No power to levy taxes, if state refuse.
  • No power to regulate trade.
  • No power to enforce laws.
  • Approval needed: 9/13 states, most of time only 9 or 10 states showed up.
  • Needed all states to approved amendents.
  • No executive branch
  • No judicial branch