Chapter9Vocabulary - A B C D E civic virtue three-fifths compromise New Jersey Plan republican motherhood Antifederalists Virginia Plan Land Ordinance

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A B C D E civic virtue three-fifths compromise New Jersey Plan republican motherhood Antifederalists Virginia Plan Land Ordinance of 1785 Patrick Henry Lord Sheffield Disestablish Old Northwest Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom Northwest Ordinance Great Compromise Articles of Confederation common law Society of the Cincinnati Daniel Shays Federalists civil law: Shays’s Rebellion The Federalist A. COLUMN civic virtue Willingness on the part of citizens to sacrifice personal self-interest for the public good. Deemed a necessary component of a successful republic. Virginia Plan "Large state" proposal for the new constitution, calling for proportional representation in both houses of a bicameral Congress. The plan favored larger states and thus prompted smaller states to come back with their own plan for apportioning representation. common law Laws that originate from court rulings and customs , as opposed to legislative statutes. The United States Constitution grew out of the Anglo-American common law tradition and thus provided only a general organizational framework for the new federal government. Shays’s Rebellion Uprising of Virginia backcountry farmers and indentured servants led by planter Nathaniel Bacon; initially a response to Governor William Berkeley's refusal to protect backcountry settlers from Indian attacks, the rebellion eventually grew into a broader conflict between impoverished settlers and the planter elite.
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