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  1. TEST 4 Vocabulary Words Bicameral – two house Great Compromise – the plan for representation in Congress that gave each side something it wanted. Three-Fifths Compromise – an agreement to count each slave as three-fifths of a person. Convention – gathering of persons for a common purpose. Delegate – Person who is authorized to act as a representative for others. Demigod – person of such outstanding qualities as to be almost godlike Boycott – to avoid using, buying, or dealing with as a means of protest. Envoy – diplomatic representative of a government Conciliator – person who settles disputes or restores friendships. Federalists – supporters of the Constitution because they supported a strong federal, or national, government. Anti-federalists – opponents of the Constitution Amendments – changes Federalism – the division of power between the states and the federal or national government. Concurrent powers – powers shared by the federal and state governments. Reserved powers – powers that the Constitution neither gives to Congress nor denies to the states. Checks and Balances – gives each branch of government ways to limit the powers of the other two. Impeach – accuse