Review Chapter 7 Who were the leading delegates to the Constitutional Convention ?

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US History

Fort Burrows

Review Chapter 7

1. Who were the leading delegates to the Constitutional Convention ?

Washington and Hamilton
2. List the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation…

a. no President (executive branch) to carry out laws

b. no court system (judicial branch) to settle disputes between states

c. money problems/debt/printing currency

d. foreign nations took advantage
3. Complete the Provisions of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.
a. Congress will appoint a resident governor, a secretary, and three judges to rule the territory.
b. When the territory has 5,000 free adult males, it may elect a legislature and send a nonvoting delegate to Congress
c. When the territory has a total free population of 60,000, it may write a constitution and submit it to Congress for approval.
d. the territory may be admitted as a state
4. The writers of the Constitution got the idea of natural human rights from which country’s traditions ?

the English traditions

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