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Chapter 7 IDs Newburgh Conspiracy - a scheme by Robert Morris and numerous officers who were afraid that they would never receive their pensions to line up the army and public creditors with nationalists in congress, and confront the states with the threat of a coup d’etat unless they yielded more power to Congress. This was a perfect demonstration of the weakness of the Confederate Congress, as they utterly lacked the power to raise enough revenue to pay the soldiers Land Ordinance of 1785 - The Ordinance that outlined a plan to divide western lands into rectangular grids of 6x6 miles, which were further divided into 36 one-square-mile plots sold at $1 per acre. Notably, the 16 th section was reserved for support for schools, a significant departure from the time when schools were rare Northwest Ordinance of 1787 - Declared that territories needed a period of “tutelage” before they could become states, requiring each territory to function under a governor, three judges, and a secretary until its population reached 60,000. Notably, it completely forbade slavery in the Northwest, and provided each state with a Bill of Rights guaranteeing legislative representation, religious freedom, trial by jury, and habeus corpus. Shay’s Rebellion - Shay’s Rebellion occurred in 1787 when 1200 farmers led by Daniel Shays marched on a federal arsenal in Springfield. Notably, because Congress could not force states to provide soldiers, the Massachusetts Militia had to make several attempts before overcoming the farmers. This essentially highlighted the weaknesses of the Confederation Congress, and prompted leaders to form the Constitutional Convention Annapolis Convention - Arranged by George Washington along with Virginia and Maryland
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2010 for the course HIST 343 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at Ill. Chicago.

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APUSH Chapter 7 IDs - Chapter 7 IDs Newburgh Conspiracy- a...

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