Vocabulary
Articles of Confederation
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Northwest Land Ordinance
Miscellaneous

100

This happens when there is an increased price of goods and a reduced value of money
What is inflation?

100

The Articles of Confederation established the first what?
What is first national government of the United States?

100

The right to vote
What is suffrage?

100

The reason Congress passed the Land Ordinance of 1787
What is to sell parcels of land to pay off the nation's war debts?

100

Which of the following best summarizes the trade relationship between the United States and Britain?
Britain opened many of its ports to American ships which allowed Americans to increase trade with Europe. Britain placed high tariffs on imports and exports, forcing American merchants to raise prices.

200

To officially approve
What is ratify?

200

Under the Articles of Confederation, this is who had the power.
What are the states?

200

To officially change
What is amend?

200

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 established this procedure.
What is the process of becoming a state?

200

States contributed to inflation by doing this.
What is printing large amounts of paper money?

300

these are taxes on imports or exports
What are tariffs?

300

This was the only real accomplishment of the Articles of Confederation
What is the Northwest Land Ordinance of 1787?

300

Trade between two or more states.
What is interstate commerce?

300

The Land Ordinance banned this.
What is slavery in the territories?

300

The Three-Fifths compromise did this.
What is allowed the south to count its slaves as three-fifths of a person/population?

400

This is the sharing of power between the states and a central government
What is federalism?

400

This slowed down the ratification of the Articles of Confederation.
What is conflicts over claims to western lands?

400

A set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and duties of the government.
What is a Constitution?

400

The connection Michigan has to the Northwest Land Ordinance of 1787.
What is we were part of the Northwest Territory?

400

This plan proposed that each state would have equal voice/representation in a unicameral (one house) body.
What is the Virginia Plan?

500

This is the idea that political authority comes from the people
What is popular sovereignty

500

Name two challenges the country faced under the Articles of Confederation.
What is raising taxes, regulating trade, solving disputes between states, maintaining an army (providing defense)

500

Held in 1781 to help solve the problems of the Articles of Confederation.
What is Constitutional Convention?

500

The Northwest Land Ordinance divided land in this way.
What is into townships?

500

This plan proposed a bicameral (two house) body with representation based only on population.