Chapter 2 - Chapter 2 Key Terms Constitution Articles of...

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Chapter 2 Key Terms Constitution Articles of Confederation - Created a form of government in which the states are virtually independent and hold most governmental powers, while the central government holds almost none Confederation Stay Acts - Forbade farm foreclosures for non-payment of debts Virginia Plan (James Madison) - Propose the creation of a strong central government controlled by the most populous states New Jersey Plan (William Paterson) - The central feature was a unicameral national legislature whose seats were apportioned equally among the states. It envisioned a slightly more powerful national government Great (Connecticut) Compromise (Roger Sherman)- Its key feature was a bicameral national legislature in which each state’s representation in the House of Representatives was to be based on population while representation in the Senate was to be equal for each of the states Electoral College - Each state has a total of votes equal to its total number of representatives and senators in Congress Federal System
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