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24. List 3 issues that the writers had to compromise on in the Constitution.

a. the way in which slaves in southern states would be counted

b. the number of legislative representatives for each state

c. the addition of a Bill of Rights
25. List the parts of the Great Compromise that were agreed upon at the Constitutional Convention.

a. 3 branches

b. Lower house; HOR; seats would be awarded based on population

c. Upper house; Senate; 2 Senators for each state
26. Describe the Land Ordinance of 1785.

a. territory would be divided into townships

b. each township would be divided into 36 sections of 1 square mile each

c. Congress planned to sell sections to the settlers for $640

d. one section in every township was set aside to support public schools
27. Under the terms of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, new states admitted to the Union were considered…

equal to the existing 13 states
28. As a result of Shays’ Rebellion, Americans main goal for calling the Constitutional Convention was to…

revise the Articles of Confederation (AOC)

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