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Discuss how the inability to collect taxes was a weakness of the articles of confederation.
- no budegt impacts how much money they coukd invest int he army
- bc you cant collect taxes they couldnt pay back the loans from the war- countries wouldnt want to give them loans again
- gov can't pay their veterans, they lose their homes, and this leads to shays rebellion
How is the great compromise separated?
House- based on population and elected by people
Senate- each state gets 2 votes and selected by state legislators
Executive- 1 executive elected by the people
Judicial- has the power to overturn state laws
3- elected by dc
How many votes do you need to win electoral college?
Who chooses if the candidate doesn't get the majority?
House chooses president
Senate chooses VP
An elector who votes for someone other than the candidate who won the most votes in the state.
1st plan of government
Articles of Confederation
Articles of Confederation
-States had a lot of power
-national gov was weak
- 1 branch
How many votes did each state have?
How many states did you need to amend.
Weakness of articles of confederation
no judicial branch
No national court to make sure laws are being enforced
No ability to collect taxes, but they could request regulation of commerce
Where was the Constitution convention held
What was the purpose of this convention
Revise articles of confed
Who was elected pres of the convention
What state wasn't present
What do the Virginia and New Jersey plan have in common?
They both believed the national gov was too weak and they both had the 3 branch system (checks and balances system)
How many times could the candidate that won the popular vote lost the electoral college?
Who is an example of when they lost the electoral college
Trump & Clinton
Bush & gor
What is article 1 section 9
Importation of slaves will come to an end I'm 1808
When were the Articles of Confederation ratified?
How many states were needed to ratify the Constitution?
Concerns of the Anti-Federalists
executive branch is too strong
Lack of state sovereignty
Who were the authors of the Federalist Papers?
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay
When was the BOR ratified?
When was the Constitution ratified?
What year did trump and Clinton happen
What year did bush and gor happen
An official change to the constitution
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