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Scenarios Worksheet 1

Scenarios Worksheet 1 - Scenarios Fact and...

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Unformatted text preview: Scenarios: Fact and Interpretation (Constitution) The following statements are either Fact (F) or Interpretation (1) or a combination (F1). Label them accordingly. For the ones that are a combination, underline the interpretative sentences. 1. “In 1776, the Continental Congress began to develop a plan for a national government. Congress agreed that the government should be a republic. But the delegates disagreed about whether each state should have Oaxvote or voting should be based on population. They also disagreed about whether the national government or the individual states should control the lands west of the Appalachias.” 2. “Aside from its handling of land issues, however, the Confederation Congress had few successes. By the end of the Revolutionary War, the United States faced serious problem, and the Confederation Congress did not have enough pOWer to solve them.” 3. “The Northwest territory was officially known as “the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio.” In the mid-17805, Congress decided to sell the land in the territory to settlers.” 4. “The 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention, as the Philadelphia meeting was known, were a very impressive group.” 5. “The first order of business was to elect a president for the convention. Robert Morris of Pennsylvania nominated George Washington. Every delegate voted for him.” 6. “The Virginia Plan proposed a legislature with two houses. In both houses , the number of representatives from each state would be based on the state’s population or its wealth.” 7. “The Federalists had an important advantage over the Anti-federalists. Most of the newspapers supported the Constitution, giving the Federalists more publicity than the Anti-federalists.” 8. “The passage of the Bill of Rights was the most important act of the new government.” 9. “This was the challenge that faced the delegates: how to set up a strong but limited federal government. 10. “Under this compromise, three-fifths of the slave population would be counted when setting direct taxes on the states. This three-fifths ratio would be used to determine representation in the legislature.” ...
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