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  1. Natural Rights
  2. Federalists
  3. Ratification
  4. Consent of the Governed
  5. Necessary and Proper Clause
  1. a formal approval, final consent to the effectiveness of a constitution, constitutional amendment, or treaty
  2. b Supporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.
  3. c agreement by the people of a nation to subject themselves to the authority to a government. Natural rights philosophers, such as John Locke, believe that any legitimate government must draw its authority from the consent of the governed.
  4. d Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) setting forth the implied powers of Congress. It states that Congress, in addition to its express powers, has the right to make all laws necessary and proper to carry out all powers the Constitution vests in the national government
  5. e the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. federal grants for specific purposes, such as building an airport
  2. Hamilton explained why strong strong government is necessary : "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angles were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary."
  3. governments that enforced strict obedience to authorities and often involved sacrificing personal freedoms
  4. way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federal government to take only those actions the Constitution specifically says it can take
  5. This clause states that Congress has the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, among the states, and with the Indian tribes.

5 True/False questions

  1. Shays Rebellionformal approval, final consent to the effectiveness of a constitution, constitutional amendment, or treaty

          

  2. FederalismSupporters of the Constitution that were led by Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. They firmly believed the national government should be strong. They didn't want the Bill of Rights because they felt citizens' rights were already well protected by the Constitution.

          

  3. Creeping Categorizationformal approval, final consent to the effectiveness of a constitution, constitutional amendment, or treaty

          

  4. The Great CompromiseA state's representation in the House of Representation would be based on population; Two senators for each state; all bills would originate in the house; direct taxes on states were to be assessed according to population

          

  5. New Jersey PlanVirginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in which states got a number of representatives in Congress based on their population