This document, the nation's first constitution, was adopted by the Second Continental Congress in 1781 during the Revolution. The document was limited because states held most of the power, and Congress lacked the power to tax, regulate trade, or control coinage.
What Shays' Rebellion showed
Event that led to the Constitutional Convention
Only state not to attend the Convention
City where the Constitutional Convention met
Who presided over the Convention
Kept notes at the Convention and considered the "Father of the Constitution"
Plan liked by the large states because representation was based only on population
Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single house in congress in which each state had one vote. This created a conflict with representation between bigger states, who wanted control befitting their population, and smaller states, who didn't want to be bullied by larger states.
What did The Great Compromise say?
What did the Three-Fifths Compromise say?
Refers to the fifty-five delegates to the Constitutional Convention who drafted the Consitution of the U.S.
Created by Niat Habtemariam over 3 years ago