Chapter 9. The Confederation and the Constitution

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Dan Herber Period 2 Ritter Chapter 9 The Confederation and the Constitution 1776 – 1790 I. A Revolution of Sentiments The revolution happened very quickly Many issues faced the Continental Congress Slavery was one issue, and the start of anti-slavery movements were started by the new thought at all men were created equal Women was another issue because they still were considered lower in status II. Constitution Making in the States In 1776, Congress called for each colony to draft their own constitutions, which in turn turned into the Articles of Confederation Many included a bill of rights and a legislator that met Many states pushed westward III. Economic Crosscurrents Imported goods from England were cut off which forced the colonists to make them Americans could now trade with nay country they wanted, but with high taxes and other factors, trade was not so beneficial to the Americans New class of rich which was hated IV. A Shaky Start Toward Union
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course HIST 171 taught by Professor Ss during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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