Constitution Terms 1
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A formal plan of government.
Consisting of two houses, especially in a legislature.
Government in which citizens rule through elected representatives.
Massachusetts farmer and former continental army captain who led an uprising in 1786.
Number of representatives in congress for each state depends on that state's population.
Delegate from Virginia, he proposed a bill of rights to be added to the constitution. He refused to sign the constitution until it was added.
To give official approval to.
From Virginia, known as the Father of the Constitution. Took careful notes at the convention and was main writer of the Virginia Plan.
People that members of congress represent.
Headed by the president, carries out the nation's laws and policies.
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