It spread the idea that people must work hard.
It spread the idea that all people are equal before God.
It encouraged people to spend more time reading.
It encouraged people to take up arms against others.
Why the colonist thought "taxation without representation" was unfair
What Britain needed to do to win back the loyalty of the colonists
Why it was time for the colonies to separate from Great Britain
What other nations could do to help the colonies win their freedom
It guaranteed religious freedom to English citizens.
It gave English citizens the right to refuse to pay taxes.
It gave English citizens representation in their government.
It guaranteed equal rights for English men and women.
Giving the federal government the power to tax
Giving the president the power to declare war
Placing strict limits on the federal government's power
Placing strict limits on citizen's travel between the states
The needs of eastern and western states
The interests of large and small states
The rights of slaves and slave holders
The demands of farmers and workers
He was oldest and wisest of the delegates to the convention.
He took notes on everything said during the convention.
He studied modern and ancient governments to see what worked.
He influenced the Continental Congress more than anyone else.
Granted statehood to territories
Divided government land for sale to settlers
Gave the government power to declare war
Allowed states to print their own money
The federal government was too weak.
The state governments were undemocratic.
The Bill of Rights did not apply to everyone.
The Constitution was to complicated.
Approved by Congress and approved by the Supreme Court.
Proposed by the president and approved by Congress.
Approved by Congress and signed by the president.
Proposed by Congress and ratified by the states.
To describe the country's strengths
To debate local political issues
To support the federal government
To check the power of the government
A royal monarch
The common people
A popular dictator
The wealthy and well-educated
It would be difficult to make peace with the Native Americans.
It would be difficult to expand beyond the nation's current borders.
The United States did not have control of the Mississippi River.
The United States did not have enough land to support its population.
The National Bank would strengthen manufacturing and trade.
The National Bank would be run by experts from New York.
Northern states favored an economy based on agriculture.
Northern states favored an economy bases on states' rights.
They hoped to drive the British out of Canada.
They wanted to control the Mississippi River.
They wanted to turn Native Americans against Britain.
They wanted to end Britain's blockade of American ports.
The American Revolution
The Industrial Revolution
They were welcomed into white schools.
Black men became skilled craftspeople.
They developed their own churches.
Black women won the right to vote.
African American boys
African American girls
European American boys
European American girls
Cotton mills moved to the South.
Cotton became the South's main crop.
Cotton farmers no longer needed slaves.
Cotton exports to Europe fell sharply.
Immigration was a common part of northern life.
Slavery was a common part of southern life.
The northern economy was based on industry.
The southern economy was based on agriculture.