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article 1

the formation of the legislative brach of the government
1)senate
2)house of representatives

article 2

the formation of the executive branch of the government
1) president

article 3

the formation of the judicial branch of the government
1) surprime court
a)circuit court
1) district court

article 4

the constitution provides a frame work how states relate to each other

article 5

how to propose and ratify an amendment.

article 6

the constitution is the supreme law of the U.S.A

article 7

the ratification of the constitution.

principle 1

popular sovereignty "the people rule"

principle 2

republicanism "the people vote"

principle 3

limited government "the governments powers are listed in the constition

principle 4

federalism the powers between the federal government and state government

principle 5

separation of powers between branches of governments

principle 6

checks and balances the systems of articles 1,2 and 3 powers are controlled between each other

principle 7

individual right "bill of rights"

what were the cultures that were the foundation of the U.S constitution ?

ancient greece and rome (democratic rule)

what are the 2 documents that limits the power of monarch?

the magna Carta and the english bill of rights

what failed at the annapolis convention?

they could NOT fixes the weak government (articles of confederation)

where was the constitutional convention held?

independence hall, philadelphia (the meeting were kept secret until the conclusion of the constitution)

what was the difference between the new jersey plan and the virginia plan?

that the virginia plan favored big states
the new jersey plan favored small states

what was the great compromise?(the conn. comp.)

articles 1,2,and 3 are kept and house of represintives favors the V A plan the senate favors the N J plan

how much did a slave count as a person

3/5 of a person

what does the bill of rights promise

individual rights

john locke

english, believed in right to life liberty and property
wrote the TWO TREATIES OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT that was the agreement between the people and the govern et influenced the framers of the constitution

barron de montesquie

french, powers of government shold be separate balanced defined and limited influenced the framers of the constitution and wrote THE SPRIT OF LAWS that limits the governments powers.

alexander hamilton

calls for the convention in phillidelphia

gorge washington

shay rebilion convoked him to go

edmund randolph

proposed the virginia plan also refused to sign the final draft

james madison

wrote the virginia plan

william patterson

proposed the new jersey plan

rogger sherman

proposed the great compromise

george mason

wanted the bill of right to be on the constion

ben franklin

supported the constitution

thomas jefferson

supported the constitution

patrick henry

against the constitution

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