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Democracy Democracy vs.Autocracy The Original Thirteen Colonies The Declaration of Independence, Part I The Declaration of Independence, Part II The Articles of Confederation

 
The Declaration of Independence, Part II


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word in the left-hand column with its definition in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Articles of Confederation A. A form of government in which the national government governs from one "central" location.
Central government B. The first national governing code of the United States; it was drafted in 1777, ratified in 1781, and replaced by the present Constitution.
Ratification C. Approval.
Constitutional Convention D. The meeting in Philadelphia from May 25 through September 17, 1787, during which the delegates worked to replace the government of the Articles of Confederation with a strong central government.


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