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article 1
the formation of the legislative brach of the government
1)senate
2)house of representatives
article 2
the formation of the executive branch of the government
1) president
article 3
the formation of the judicial branch of the government
1) surprime court
a)circuit court
1) district court
article 4
the constitution provides a frame work how states relate to each other
article 5
how to propose and ratify an amendment.
article 6
the constitution is the supreme law of the U.S.A
article 7
the ratification of the constitution.
principle 1
popular sovereignty "the people rule"
principle 2
republicanism "the people vote"
principle 3
limited government "the governments powers are listed in the constition
principle 4
federalism the powers between the federal government and state government
principle 5
separation of powers between branches of governments
principle 6
checks and balances the systems of articles 1,2 and 3 powers are controlled between each other
principle 7
individual right "bill of rights"
what were the cultures that were the foundation of the U.S constitution ?
ancient greece and rome (democratic rule)
what are the 2 documents that limits the power of monarch?
the magna Carta and the english bill of rights
what failed at the annapolis convention?
they could NOT fixes the weak government (articles of confederation)
where was the constitutional convention held?
independence hall, philadelphia (the meeting were kept secret until the conclusion of the constitution)
what was the difference between the new jersey plan and the virginia plan?
that the virginia plan favored big states
the new jersey plan favored small states
what was the great compromise?(the conn. comp.)
articles 1,2,and 3 are kept and house of represintives favors the V A plan the senate favors the N J plan
how much did a slave count as a person
3/5 of a person
what does the bill of rights promise
individual rights
john locke
english, believed in right to life liberty and property
wrote the TWO TREATIES OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT that was the agreement between the people and the govern et influenced the framers of the constitution
barron de montesquie
french, powers of government shold be separate balanced defined and limited influenced the framers of the constitution and wrote THE SPRIT OF LAWS that limits the governments powers.
alexander hamilton
calls for the convention in phillidelphia
gorge washington
shay rebilion convoked him to go
edmund randolph
proposed the virginia plan also refused to sign the final draft
james madison
wrote the virginia plan
william patterson
proposed the new jersey plan
rogger sherman
proposed the great compromise
george mason
wanted the bill of right to be on the constion
ben franklin
supported the constitution
thomas jefferson
supported the constitution
patrick henry
against the constitution