Constitution Terms 1

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Constitution Terms 1
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  1. A formal plan of government.
    constitution
  2. Consisting of two houses, especially in a legislature.
    bicameral
  3. Government in which citizens rule through elected representatives.
    republic
  4. Massachusetts farmer and former continental army captain who led an uprising in 1786.
    Daniel Shay
  5. Number of representatives in congress for each state depends on that state's population.
    proportional representation
  6. 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.
    George Mason
  7. To give official approval to.
    Ratify
  8. From Virginia, known as the Father of the Constitution. Took careful notes at the convention and was main writer of the Virginia Plan.
    James Madison
  9. People that members of congress represent.
    constituents
  10. Headed by the president, carries out the nation's laws and policies.
    Executive Branch

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