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Document that sets out the laws,principles, organization, and processes of a government
Constitution
List of freedoms that the governments promoises to protect
Bill of Rights
Gave up
Ceded
Money
Currency
a period when business activity slows, prices and wages fall, and unemployment rises
Depression
First American constitution passed in 1777, which created a loose alliance of the 13 independent states
Articles of Confederation
1785 law setting up a system for setting the Northwest Territory
Land Ordinance
a 1787 article that set up a government for the northwest territory, guarantes basic rights to settlers and outlawed slavery there
Northwest Ordinance
a 1786 revolt in Massachusett led by farmers in reaction to high taxs
Shay's Rebellion