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Powers the Articles of Confederation gave the National Government
Authority to conduct foreign affairs, maintain armed forces, borrow money, issue currency.
Powers the Articles of Confederation DID NOT give the National Government
Could not regulate trade between states, could not force soldiers to join the army, could not impose taxes, President had no power.
Five Problems with the Articles of Confederation.
No set form of money, couldn't regulate trade, nearly impossiable to change the Articles of Confederation, couldn't collect taxes, no central figure.
Major names that attended the Constitutional Convention
James Madison, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin
What is the Great Compromise?
The compromise which created our current legislative branch. Made two houses: the Senate and House of Representatives
What is the 3/5th compromise?
Compromise which counted every 5 slaves as 3 people for representation in the House of Reps.
Slave states had an Advantage or Disadvantage due to the 3/5th compromise?
Advantage - would have more representatives because of it.
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