US/VA GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 2 TEST ESSAYS AND KEY CONCEPTS
of our nationís system of government.
concerning the ratification of the Constitution.
John Locke - Mayflower Compact - Virginia House of Burgesses - Lexington and Concord - embargo - powers granted to Congress under the Articles - Shaysís Rebellion - ratification of the Articles - interstate commerce - slavery compromise - Magna Carta - Fundamental Orders of Connecticut - French and Indian War - causes of the Boston Tea Party - Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence - purpose of Congress under the Articles - establishment of the Northwest Territory - Father of the Constitution - anarchy and the Federalists - Bill of Rights and the Antifederalists - who established the original 13 colonies? - representative government - first legislature in America - separation of powers - fundamental reason for the revolt - colonies existence from the British point of view - reasons for loyalty to Britain before the revolt - Richard Henry Lee - principles the Declaration of Independence founded government on - provisions of central government under the Articles -