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Articles of Confederation [early stages]
created 13 independent nations, unicameral congress, each state has one vote
13, 1, 1
Trouble Under the Articles of Confederation
1. England still has troops in America
2. Spain shut down the mississippi river
STATES REFUSED TO SEND TROOPS TO FIX THESE PROBLEMS
*** shows the aOFc is weak and poopy.
S & E
Shays Rebellion
1,200 farmers rebelled over a tax in mass.
Phillidelphia Convention
1. 55 delegates from all 13 states [all wealthy and educated]
2. GW named president of convention
3. Ben f. preposed they open every meeting in prayer
4. James Madison [father of consttution] preposed they write a new constitution and scrap a of c.
5. Not there- Thomas Jefferson & Patrick Henry oppose the constituion.
Tree of Liberty
Showed the fear the people has about having a president
SLAVES [south]
* south argued slaves were people [people = more representation]
* south did not want slaves to be considered property [no taxes]
SLAVES [north]
* slaves are property
* shouldnt count for representation
3/5ths compromise
slaves will count 3/5ths for representation and taxation
Virginia Plan
2 houses of congress [bicameral]
both houses based on population
New Jersey Plan
1 House congress
each state has equal representation