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Must create new government, order Confederation, US was the confederation before it became the US Articles of Confederation, sucked because 1783 o Dignity- british wouldn’t leave, other nations don’t recognize US o Greedy states, hoarded land o Fear of the Mob- fear of a second revolution Shays’ Rebellion- Daniel Shays and war vets don’t like the taxes and foreclosures to the vets 1789- Constitution o Constitutional Convention o George Washington as 1 st president o Secrecy of the constitution If general public found out about this, suspicion, mobs o Slaves 3/5 person o 2/3 majority of all states o Federalist- Centralization, strong national government o Anti-Federalist- more power at state level o James Madison kept a journal of the constitutional convention Federalists- John Adams Federalist Papers- collection of papers written by people like James Madison o Tried to convince the anti-federalists to ratify constitution Bill of Rights- written by anti federalists
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2008 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Sarabostelmann during the Summer '08 term at Collin College.

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