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Chapter 7 Social Studies

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6th grade social studies chapter 7

  
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1.  A document that sets out the laws, principles, organization and processes of a government is called
2.  To give up means to
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3.  Signed in 1215, a british document that contained two basic ideas
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4.  To carry out also means
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5.  Principle by which the powers of government are divided among separate branches
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6.  What were the weaknesses on the articles of confederation
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7.  The first 10 amendments of the united states constitution are called the
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8.  The first american constitution passed in 1777 which created a loose alliance of 13 independence states
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9.  Why did people call for changes in the articles of confederation
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10.  An 1787 article that set up a government for the northwest territory guaranteed basic rights to settlers and outlaws
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11.  Why did individual states write their own constitutions
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12.  How could a territory become a state according to the northwest ordinance
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13.  Another term of the northwest ordinance was
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14.  To change also means to
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15.  Settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands in order to reach an agreement
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16.  Noah Webster's position based on his quote was that individual states have to much power to form a true union
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17.  Who were 2 of the leading delegates of the constitutional convention
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18.  The basic idea of _________________ was people have certain guaranteed rights
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19.  What did both Ben Franklin and James Madison do
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20.  What two plans made up the Great Compromise
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21.  What does Webster mean when he says that the U.S. is a pretended union
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22.  How did americans like George Washington react to Shay's Rebellion
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23.  The resolution of the Virginia and New Jersey plans were called the
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24.  What fraction of slaves were used in figuring population
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25.  How many votes did each state have under the New Jersey plan
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26.  The Virginia plan and the New Jersey plan have three branches of government in common
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27.  Why did the small states favor the New Jersey plan
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28.  The ideas in the _______________ were seats in the house were awarded according to population every state had Reps. in the senate
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29.  How did the Bill of Rights become part of the Constitution
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30.  ______________ believed in the same ideas as Webster
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31.  Describe the pace in which the Constitution was ratified
32.  The founding fathers learned the value of public service from the Roman Republic
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33.  Which group said that a strong national government could be effective and protect states rights
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34.  Which Enlightenment writer stressed that government powers should be clearly defined and diveded
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35.  Which Enlightenment writer expressed the idea the relationship between government and people it governs is a social contract
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36.  Which group argued that the constitution must spell out ways to protect peoples basic rights
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37.  How many states had to ratify the Constitution before becoming law
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