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What documents influenced ideas for America's government?
Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, and the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom
Why did we need a new constitution?
The Articles of Confederation did not give the government enough power.
What is the purpose of the checks and balances system?
Keeps any branch from becoming too powerful
How can an executive branch override a new law created by the legislative branch?
The president can veto the law
How did the Great Compromise combine elements from the Virginia and New Jersey plan?
It created a bicameral/ two house legislature
A proposed amendment much have what kind of agreement/vote?
Approved by 2/3 majority of congress (the senate and House of Representatives
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