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Review Sheet for Exam 2The following is a list of terms that you should know for Exam 2. It is not comprehensive and covers only the lectures (and not the readings). You should know these terms to the point that you do not have to refer to your notes & readings during the test. Keep in mind, you only have 50 minutes for 60 questions. It is enough time; but you cannot rely on your notes for every question.We encourage you to make notes on each item below and to use those notes during the Exam. Make those notes yourself…do not rely on others—it will help you learn and retain the information so you can move quickly during the test and so you can find the information more easily.Mount Vernon Conference(1785): meeting to discuss issues of articles and possibility of resolving issues Annapolis Convention(1786): rallying point in movement toward convention to address inadequacy of articles; only 5/13 states show up but showed that something needed to change Philadelphia Convention(1787): where constitution was actually written; 55 delegates from 12 states (Rhode island declined bc small and like articles)Virginia Plan: large state plan; by james Madison; bicameral legislature with all population based; negative on state laws; republican guarantee clause (response to shays rebellion); easier tomake amendments (not required unanimity); ratification by ppl not state gov.New Jersey Plan: small state plan; by William Patterson; unicameral still, state equality; some expansion of nat. gov. (supremacy clause); little more than amendment to articlesHamilton Plan: ultra nationalist response to new jersey plan; by alexander Hamilton; much stronger nat. gov. (abolish states as sovereign entities); follows British model of gov.; life tenure
Review Sheet for Exam 2for pres. And senate, but elected so still republican; plan for strong presidency; strategy for virginia plan to look moderateU.S. Constitution:

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