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George Wahington
Father of Our Country
Commander in Chief of Continental Army during Rev War
First President-provided model for future presidents
Strong Leadership to help the young country grow and survive
James Madison
Believed in having a US Constitution
Kept detailed notes during 1787 Constitutional Convention-helped delegated understand the process of creating this document
Drew up Va Plan 1787
Father of the COnstitution-helped with different sides to compromise
Virginia Plan
Representatives for states based on population-dre up by James Madison
New Jersey Plan
Like Articles of Confederation with stronger Congress
The Great Compromise
New Congress would have two separate houses
House of REpresentatives -based on population
Senate-2 reps from each state
Congress
House of Reps and Senate
US Constitution
Set up gov't with three main branches

Officially signed on Sept 17, 1787 at the Constitutional Convention
3 branches of gov't
judicial, legislative, executive
judicial
decide if laws have been broken
legislative
to make laws
executive
to carry out laws
Declaration of Rights
stated that virginians should have certain rights
freedom of religion, press and trial by jury
1776
This was the basis for the future bill of rights added to the constitution of the US
George Mason
Wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights
Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom
Written by Thomas Jefferson in 1777
Proposed 1779
Passed 1786
Separated Church and Government
Basis for the First Amendment
George Wahington
Father of Our Country
Commander in Chief of Continental Army during Rev War
First President-provided model for future presidents
Strong Leadership to help the young country grow and survive
James Madison
Believed in having a US Constitution
Kept detailed notes during 1787 Constitutional Convention-helped delegated understand the process of creating this document
Drew up Va Plan 1787
Father of the COnstitution-helped with different sides to compromise
Virginia Plan
Representatives for states based on population-dre up by James Madison
New Jersey Plan
Like Articles of Confederation with stronger Congress
The Great Compromise
New Congress would have two separate houses
House of REpresentatives -based on population
Senate-2 reps from each state
Congress
House of Reps and Senate
US Constitution
Set up gov't with three main branches

Officially signed on Sept 17, 1787 at the Constitutional Convention
3 branches of gov't
judicial, legislative, executive
judicial
decide if laws have been broken
legislative
to make laws
executive
to carry out laws
Declaration of Rights
stated that virginians should have certain rights
freedom of religion, press and trial by jury
1776
This was the basis for the future bill of rights added to the constitution of the US
George Mason
Wrote the Virginia Declaration of Rights
Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom
Written by Thomas Jefferson in 1777
Proposed 1779
Passed 1786
Separated Church and Government
Basis for the First Amendment
What geographic factors influenced Virginians to move to the western frontier of Va and beyond?
After the Am Rev the Agricultural base in Va began to change
Tobacco farming drained the soil of minerals
Virginians migrated to western territories for large pieces of land
They took their traditions, ideas and culture s with them.
Cumberland Gap