a system of gov. in which power is shared b/n national gov. and states.
executive, judicial, legislative
What are the general names of the three branches? (Separation of Powers)
makes, enforce, interprets
What job/function does each branch perform? (Separation of Powers)
executive, judicial, legislative branch
What are specific names for these 3 branches in our country? (Separation of Powers)
control the branches
Why is this put into place? (Checks and Balances)
Individual Rights (Guaranteed by the ___________of ______________)
supported ratification of the constitution
What was their position?
list at least 1 famous example
promoted their views and answered their critics
Federalist Papers - What purpose did they serve?
democratic nation ruled by the people
Why were they opposed to the Constitution? Anti-Federalists
constitution had to much power
Why did they want a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? Anti-Federalists
Mary Otis Warren
List at least 1 famous example. Anti-Federalists
1787 meeting in which stated the U.S. Constitution
agreement that 3/5th of a state's population would be counted
3/5 ths compromise
James Madison-A.K.A. "Father of the ______________"
the war won't stop
« Explain two major reasons why the Civil War started. Why do you think these reasons contributed so significantly to the outbreak of the war?
George W. he won the war and saved the country
« Choose one (pre-Civil War) president and explain at least one major contribution that this individual made - positive or negative - to U.S. History.
battle of Trenton, Washington knows troops need victory, surprise attack on the Hessians
« Choose one major battle or event that from the Civil War era that you think was particularly important. Explain why this battle/event was so significant in the overall outcome of the war (or to the future of our nation).