Chapter 5 Vocabulary<br />By: Katrina Malabuyoc<br />Social Studies-7*<br />
Magna Carta<br />(1215)<br />A charter of liberties agreed to by King John of England, it made the king obey the same laws...
Northwest Ordinance of 1787<br />Legislation passed by Congress to establish a political structure for the Northwest Terri...
Popular sovereignty<br />The idea that political authority belongs to the people.  <br />
Antifederalists<br />People who opposed ratification of the Constitution.<br />
Northwest Territory<br />Lands including present-day Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; organized by the No...
Interstate commerce<br />Trade between two or more states.<br />
New Jersey Plan<br />A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of stated rather than represe...
Three-Fifths Compromise<br />(1787)<br />An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention  stating that only three...
Checks and balances<br />A system established by the Constitution that prevents any branch of government from becoming too...
Federalists<br />People who supported ratification of the Constitution.<br />
Bill of Rights<br />The first 10 amendments to the Constitution; ratified in 1791.<br />
Credits<br />Maker:<br />Katrina Malabuyoc<br />Material:<br />Microsoft Office-PowerPoint<br />Song:<br />Torn in Two by ...
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Chapter 5 Vocabulary

  1. 1. Chapter 5 Vocabulary<br />By: Katrina Malabuyoc<br />Social Studies-7*<br />
  2. 2. Magna Carta<br />(1215)<br />A charter of liberties agreed to by King John of England, it made the king obey the same laws as citizens. <br />
  3. 3. Northwest Ordinance of 1787<br />Legislation passed by Congress to establish a political structure for the Northwest Territory and create a system for the admission of new states.<br />
  4. 4. Popular sovereignty<br />The idea that political authority belongs to the people. <br />
  5. 5. Antifederalists<br />People who opposed ratification of the Constitution.<br />
  6. 6. Northwest Territory<br />Lands including present-day Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; organized by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.<br />
  7. 7. Interstate commerce<br />Trade between two or more states.<br />
  8. 8. New Jersey Plan<br />A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of stated rather than representation by population; rejected at the Constitutional Convention.<br />
  9. 9. Three-Fifths Compromise<br />(1787)<br />An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention stating that only three-fifths of the slaves in a state would count when determining a state’s population for representation in the lower house of Congress. <br />
  10. 10. Checks and balances<br />A system established by the Constitution that prevents any branch of government from becoming too powerful.<br />
  11. 11. Federalists<br />People who supported ratification of the Constitution.<br />
  12. 12. Bill of Rights<br />The first 10 amendments to the Constitution; ratified in 1791.<br />
  13. 13. Credits<br />Maker:<br />Katrina Malabuyoc<br />Material:<br />Microsoft Office-PowerPoint<br />Song:<br />Torn in Two by After We Fall<br />The End<br />Hope you enjoyed the presentation!<br />

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