British subjects in the American colonies who continued to support Britain during the Independence movement were called __________.

Those who favored ratification of the Constitution were called __________. They tended to come from the merchant and upper classes, from the cities, and have a more national outlook on political issues.

__________ was a Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress appointed, along with Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and two others, to draft a Declaration of Independence. Jefferson wrote the first draft largely on his own in a manner that reformulated familiar principles into a clear vision and in a way that made them simple, clear, and applicable to the American situation

__________ was a legal status whereby a woman had no legal rights or status apart from her husband. A married woman, for example, could not own property or sign contracts, and if she worked outside the home her wages went to her husband.

Those who opposed ratification of the Constitution were called __________. They tended to come from the backcountry and have a more local outlook on political issues.