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Brattain.J. 8.4 Quiz- Strain
father of the constitution; leading federalist; author of the Bill of Rights
didn't advocated new government; opposed central government that didn't protect individual rights; believed the Constitution subordinated states' rights
A Bill of Rights
Many states already have one. Federalists see no need for one.
Article 5 of the Constitution speaks of ______________ .
___ of states legislature must vote in favor for a new amendment to be added
Articles of Confederation required
all stats to unanimously vote to pass a amendment (13)
The Constituon required
only 9 states to vote to pass a new amendment
The Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments
James Madison wrote
30 articles in NY newspapers promoting the new Constitution
Alexander Hamilton wrote
50 articles in NY newspapers promoting the new Constitution
John Jay wrote
5 articles in NY newspapers promoting the new Constitution
Richard Henry Lee
First state to ratify the new Constitution in 1787
9th State to ratify the new Constitution in June of 1788
Last to ratify the new Constitution in May of 1790