may 25th, 1787
what day was a convention held to revise the AOC?
what level of gov. held the most authority under the AOC?
convention preceded the constitutional convention
feds vs. anti feds
what 2 groups were born out of the divison over the philosophy of gov. power?
september 17th, 1787
when was the const. formally signed during the convention?
what conditions have historically plagued popular governments
power resides in people
govt. can only do what people authorize
separation of powers
govt. power is divided into 3 equal parts to handle the 3 facets of governing
checks and balances
each branch has a power of restraint over another
judicial branch's power to declare actions of gov. unconstitutional
division of govt. between a central and state govts.
the 1st steop towards the separation of powers is finding a way to ... or ... people to each branch
each branch must have as ... imput as possible in appointing members of the other branches
judges must have specific .... and are appointed for ...
.... legislative, ... executive
america is a ... ... in which the people surrender some power so that their rights are protected by both the state and the federal gov
... is the final goal of civil society and govt.
group acts against community interest
remove causes, control effect
cures for factions
the most common source of factions is the unequal distribution of ....
citizens assemble and administer the govt. in person
a govt. administered by representatives of the people- promises the cure we are seeking
what type of amo can fuel a faction?
Madison, John Tyler, virginia assembly
the convention had its specific origins in a proposal offered by ... and ... ... in the ... .... that the continential congress be given power to regulate commerce throughout the confederation
... amount of delegates were appointed to the convention, of which ... actually attended sessions
... .... was the only state that refused to send delegates
this man refused to attend declaring he smelt a rat, suspected that madison had in mind the creation of a powerful central govt. and the subversion of the authority of the state legislature
henry believed that the ... govts offered the chief protection for personal liberties
this man helped write the preamble and the NY state const.
convention of comprise
convention held after the annapolism convention
governor of viriginia that didn't sign the constitution
the constitution called for wanting a .... based government
delegate of NJ who proposed the NJ plan
V plan demanded that voting in Congress be according to ....
2 parts of the legistlative branch
representation of the slaves in the south
August 6, 1787
this is the date that the convention accepted the first draft of the constitution
85 essays wrote by hamilton, madison, and Jay about the need for a strong central government
proposed ... amendments, .... were approved
no illegal search and seizure
no self incrimination
freedom of religion, speech, press, petition
right to bear arms
no quartering of soldiers
right to attorney, fair trial
jury in civil cases
no cruel and unusual punishment
power to the people
power to the states/ federalism
limits on suing state
splits ballot for presidency
equal treatment in the states
right to vote race wise
income tax created
direct election of senators
lame duck period reduced
two term limit for president
electors for D.C.
ends poll tax
right to vote at 18
pay raise limits to congress
debts, supremacy, oaths