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It shocked Congress into calling for a Constitutional Convention.
What is Shay's Rebellion?

100

It served as the first plan of government for the United States.
What is the Articles of Confederation?

100

The Constitutional Convention had to balance these two things.
What are the interests of large and small states?

100

These states wanted slaves to be counted the same as people in determining representation in Congress.
What are Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, and North and South Carolina.

100

He is known as the "Father of the Constitution."
Who is James Madison?

200

This created a "firm league of friendship" in which "each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence."
What is the Articles of Confederation?

200

He addressed the Convention more than 200 times.
Who is James Madison?

200

Both the Virginia and New Jersey Plans called for this.
What is having three branches of government?

200

It formed a loose union of the states.
What is the Articles of Confederation?

200

This state stood to lose the most representatives in Congress if slaves were not counted in any way.
What is Virginia?

300

The oldest delegate to the Convention?
Who is Benjamin Franklin (81 years old)

300

A country governed by elected representatives.
What is a republic?

300

Massachusetts and Pennsylvania were most likely to favor representation in Congress based on this?
What is population?

300

The Constitutional Convention gave the job of choosing a chief executive to these.
What are electors chosen by the states?

300

Representation in Congress was an issue primarily solved by this.
What is the Great Compromise?

400

This plan would have each state with an equal vote in congress.
What is the New Jersey Plan?

400

Called for a strong national government.
What is the Virginia Plan?

400

James Madison is known as the "Father of the Constitution" because of this.
What is his great influence on the Constitutional Convention?

400

Supporters of the new Constitution were known as this.
What are Federalists?

400

It gave Congress power to make war and peace.
What is the Articles of Confederation?

500

This means to formally approve a plan or document.
What is to ratify?

500

This is made up of electors who cast votes for president and vice-president.
What is the Electoral College?

500

How many of the appointed delegates did not attend the Constitutional Convention?
What is 19?

500

This was drafted in under 100 working days.
What is the Constitution?

500

This was the dominant occupation of delegates at the Constitutional Convention.
What is lawyers. (34 of 55 were thought to be lawyers)