Mapping History Activity 7

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Mapping History Activity 7
DIRECTIONS: Write your answers to questions 1–6 on the map. You may
abbreviate if you wish.
2. Trace a red border around the
states where enslaved people
were held. Label these states
“Slave States.”
3. Trace blue borders around
the states whose representatives
proposed the Virginia Plan, the
New Jersey Plan, and the Great
Compromise and label them P.
Boston
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New York
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4. Movement Draw arrows on
the map showing the direction
of movement of settlers into
the Northwest Territory.
Philadelphia
5. The Constitution became law
when nine states ratified it.
Place a triangle next to the first
state to ratify it. Place a star
next to the ninth state to ratify
the Constitution.
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6. Trace around the borders of
the last three states to ratify
the Constitution. Label each
of them with the letter R.
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The Constitutional Convention of 1787
1. Write the abbreviations for
the name of each state in the
correct location.
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Charleston
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250 miles
250 kilometers
Mapping History Activities
ACTIVITY 7
1–6. See map.
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The Constitutional Convention of 1787
N.Y.
N.H.
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Mass •
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Pa.
Boston
R.I. R
Conn. P
New York
N.J. P
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Philadelphia
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Va.
N.C.
Del.
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S.C.
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Charleston
Ga.
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The American Journey
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250 miles
250 kilometers
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Mapping History Activities