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10 Cards in this Set

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Plan that called for representation in Congress by population or by the amount of money give to the central government
Virginia Plan
the idea that government should serve the will of the people
representative government
agreement that, in congress, states be represented equally in the Senate and by population in the house
Connecticut Compromise
Those for whom the government represented a too-powerful central government
First English Charter of liberties which included such fundamental rights as trial by jury and due process of law
Magna Carta
Organized action to change opponents' behavior by refusing to by or sell their goods
statement that parliament forced the king to sign, declaring that even a monarch must obey the law of the land
Petition of right
organized by people to whom the king had made a grant of land available and could be settled and governed in whatever manner they saw fit
proprietary colonies
body of laws that set out structures and processes of government
those in favor of ratifying the constitution