Am Gov200 Ch 5&6

February 10th, 2011
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Chapter 5

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Chapter 5
1. What had America not learned how to do at this point.
2. Who expected America to collapse?
3. Why were the troops restless after the war?
4. What almost ruined America and why?
5. What were the policies that almost destroyed America.
6. Describe the state that the nation was in according to George Washington just months before the Constitutional Convention.
7. What were some of the other founders thoughts?

Chapter 6

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Chapter 6
1. Describe the attempts to pull together a Constitutional Convention.
2. Describe how some states got together for a trade convention to work out their disputes and trade problems.
3. Of 73 delegates, how many showed up for the convention? What made it difficult for George Washington to attend?
4. Which two leaders did not attend the convention and why? What kind of men did attend?
5. What were the recommendations for the Virginia plan called? How many were accepted and how many were rejected?
6. What rules were adopted and why?
7. What was the difference between consensus and compromise?
8. What were the major crisis periods of the convention and what pleas were made to solve the problem?
9. After the Constitution had been signed, was the battle for the hearts and minds of the people over?

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