There would be a one-house legislature.
each state would have the same number of members in the House.
New Jersey and Virginia would have the same number of members in Congress.
There would be two houses in Congress
It gave Congress too much power.
It imposed high taxes on the states.
It did not include a bill of rights.
It did not represent all citizens
One that gave each state the same number of members
One that awarded membership based on class
One that was divided into two houses
One that gave states members based on their population
Elected a president.
Allowed women to vote.
Created their own armies.
After paying large sums of money to help defray the cost of the revolution.
If they set asidelarge plots of land for displaced Native Americans.
When it had apopulation of 60,000 free settlers.
Once all enslavedAfrican Americans within its borders were set free.
To document the work performed by Benjamin Franklin
To communicate actions taken by Congress to the 13 states
To outline the positions of the candidates for President
To defend theConstitution
Did not create astrong national government.
Created strongfederal courts.
Inclued an executivebranch.
Included manystate laws.
Present it to thestates.
The UnitedStates Constitution
The Articles of Confederation
The Mayflower Compact
Harshworking conditions for enslaved African Americans.
Social structure inthe colonies.
Unfair treatment offarmers.
Create a federal legislature
Establish theSupreme Court.
Outlaw slavery in the states.
Revise the Articles of Confederation.
Congress couldregulate trade between states.
Congress could declare war.
Congress could passlaws without colonial consent.
Congress couldimpose taxes.
Allowed slavery inthe Northwest Territory.
Purchased territories from Britain.
Provided away to admit new states to the Union.
Created a newcapital city.
New York City.
Lists theresponsibility of citizens to serve in the military.
Protects freedom of speech.
Forbids thegovernment from quartering soldiers in citizens homes.
Outlaws thepossession of weapons.
They believed thateach state should hold a convention for rejection of ratification.
They feared it gavetoo much power to the national government.
They believed thatAfrican Americans were not fairly represented at the convention.
They didn'tagree with the philosophy of a three-branch government.
It allowed thestates to retain a larger portion of their tax revenue.
The southern states were protected by larger presences of military.
Farmers were given larger land grants to produce goods for trade.
It allowed the states to have more representatives in the House of Representatives.