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A Weak Federal Governmnet, Shays's Rebellion, And The Constitutional Convention

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A Weak Federal Governmnet, Shays
Use pages 82 & 83 in the textbook to answer the questions below.

  
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1.  The first government in the "united" states was set up in _______.
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2.  What were the Articles of Confederation?
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4.  What were the four problems with the Articles of Confederation?
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5.  True or False. In the federal government, the legislature is also called "Congress."
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6.  What are "debts"?
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7.  One day in 1786, a group of angry farmers, led by __________ _____________, marched with guns to a courthouse.
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8.  After Daniel Shays and the farmers marched with guns to the courthouse, what did the governor do?
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9.  True or False. The government did not have enough money to pay the troops.
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10.  What did Shays's Rebellion show Americans?
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11.  What are "delegates"?
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12.  What happened on May 25, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?
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13.  Which leaders attended the Constitutional Convention?
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14.  The delegates who founded the U.S. government are also known as the _______ _________.
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15.  True or False. A rebellion is a smaller fight than a revolution.
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16.  Why did Shays's Rebellion make leaders feel they needed a stronger government?
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