Explain how the Great Compromise was a compromise between the VA and NJ Plans
Took ideas from both… Senate – from NJ Plan – each state gets 2 Senators House of Representatives – from the VA Plan – based on the population of a state
We looked back on our history and the complaints we had about government while we were ruled by King George III. We looked at the Declaration of Independence since that was a formal list of all our grievances.
Government can’t require citizen to house a soldier during peacetime.
From which colonial document did we borrow the idea of creating a WRITTEN document as to describe how the government will be structured?
PRINCIPLE OF GOVERNMENT – certain powers only granted to Federal gov’t (like coining money, declaring war) and other powers only granted to the state gov’t (like est school) AND… other powers they both share
Which goal of the Constitution did the Whiskey Rebellion break? form a more perfect Union establish justice domestic tranquility common defense general welfare liberty for ourselves and our posterity
2 terms in office Created a cabinet Being called “Mr. President”
What event is described? US sent diplomats to France to get them to stop impressing our sailors. They tried to talk to Prime Minister Talleyrand and the French asked for money to stop impressing our sailors.
Adams responded to the XYZ Affair by saying – “Millions for defense and not one cent for tribute.” What is meant by this?
Adams would rather spend millions of dollars to training his troops to go to war with France rather than pay one cent to pay a bribe
This political party thought: The US Constitution should be strictly followed Farming should be the basis of the US economy Common people could govern our country... And was lead by Thomas Jefferson
British interference with American shipping – naval blockade Impressment (kidnapping) American sailors Americans believed British pushed Natives to fight settlers War Hawks wanted to expand into Canada
What right did the Supreme Court gain b/c of Marbury v. Madison?
Judicial Review The power of the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional
Laws enacted by the United States Congress which closed all American ports to exports and restricted imports from Great Britain between the years of 1807 and 1812.