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5 Cards in this Set

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Primogeniture
The inheritance rights of the oldest son of the family.
3/5 Compromise
A clause in the constitution that called for slaves to be counted as 3/5 of a person.
Privateer
A private sailor during a war.
Virtual representation
The idea that the views of the American colonies were being represented in the British Parliament despite their lack of voting rights.
Federalist Papers
A series of articles written for the papers by Madison, Hamilton and Jay to persuade those opposed to the Constitution to adopt it.