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The ____________ elects the President.
Electoral College
The ____________ sets up the goals and purpose of the new government.
Preamble
____________ is considered the "Father of the Constitution" because he proposed the basic form of government.
James Madison
___________ favored a strong central government.
Federalists
The ____________ for representation favored small states because each state got the same number of representatives.
New Jersey Plan
The first American Constitution completed by the Continental Congress was called the __________________.
Articles of Confederation
The term of House of Representatives is _________ years.
Two
The idea that all sides in an argreement give up some of what they want so that all people can be satisfied is ___________.
Compromise
The _______________ stated that Congress would be divided into two houses.
Virginia Plan
The _____________ is a system where powers of government are divided between states and central governments.
Federal System