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Popular Sovereignty Liberty Equality
Power to tax? Chief Executive? National Judiciary? Regulation of Interstate Trade? National Currency? Accomplishments?
Large States Based on population 3 Branches 2 House legislature Small States One House Equal representation Each State one vote
Restraints between the branches
Is a law, presidential action, etc. constitutional?
National Government State government
(Defining what the Constitution means) Judiciary Act of 1789 Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v. Board Executive Agreements—WWII agreements Executive Orders—Internment of Japanese
1.2/3 vote from both houses of Congress. 2.Const. Convention called by 2/3 of the States. 1.Ratifying Conventions in ¾ of the states. 2.¾ of all state legislatures approve.
Constitutional division of power between national and state governments.
Where does Colorado Stand?
(Reserved powers to the states)
Which government should have more authority in making laws?
U.S. v. Lopez Gibbons v. Ogden Gun Free School Zones Act 1995 U.S. v MorrisonPrintz v. United States Landmark case: Interstate trade exclusive to Fed. Violence against Women Act Brady Act Background checks
State free to spend on any governmental purpose
Hazardous materials Safe drinking water Americans with disabilities Act Clean air act Written Statement: Legal Authority Cost-benefit analysis Consider Alternatives
Articles of Confederation Vs. Constitution. Levying Taxes Articles Congress could not request states to pay taxes. Constitution Congress has right to.
AND Important Clauses of Constitution. Discuss 1. preamble 2. articles 3. clauses 4. amendments.
Definitions Six Basic Principles Formal Amendments True or False Informal Procedures $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $ 500$500.
Chapter Three The Constitution. Section One The Six Basic Principles.
Goal 2 COMMON ASSESSMENT. What constitutional principle is being practiced when the legislative branch passes a law, the executive branch vetoes a law,
Articles of Confederation During the Revolutionary War the American states began to adopt their own constitutions (written plan of government). The states.
Popular Sovereignty People give government the power to rule Limited Government Government is NOT all powerful; can only do what people give it power.
Problems with the: Articles of Confederation 1781 Congress could not enact and collect taxes Congress could not regulate interstate or foreign trade Each.
Constitution 101: An Introduction & Overview to the US Constitution.
Convention & Compromise. VA Plan Called for a two-house legislature. Number of representatives based on state’s size. Both Houses have equal number of.
Federal Government Vocabulary 1.Constitution 2.Amendment 3.Bill of Rights 4.Individual Rights 5.Federalism 6.Popular Sovereignty 7.Limited Government 8.Checks.
Constitutional Principles. Constitution in Review Shifted power from states to national government. Created national currency. Built in flexibility, ability.
The Formal and Informal Amendment Process Chapter 2 Constitution.
CONSTITUTION AND AMENDMENTS. FIVE BASIC PRINCIPLES Popular sovereignty Limited government Separation of powers Checks and balances Federalism.
In United States v. Lopez (1995), a federal law mandating a “gun free zone" on and around public school campuses was struck down because, the Supreme Court.
American Government Chapter 3 Section 1. Six Principles of the Constitution Popular Sovereignty Limited Government Separation of Powers Checks and Balances.
Creating the Constitution. The setting 55 delegates met in Philadelphia beginning in May, 1787 All meetings that summer were held in secrecy Purpose was.
Communist, Socialist, DemocratsRepublican, Nationalists Focus : society Support : workers Goal : personal freedom Trade : fair trade Focus : individual.
Describe the political system of the US based on the Constitution of the US.
The Constitution Six Basic Principles of the Constitution.
THE CONSTITUTION. Section 1: Structure and Principles The Constitution is divided in to three parts – the Preamble, articles, and amendments. Preamble.
Daily Cornell’s Notes and Activity October 15 th, 2010 Amending the Constitution.
Chapter 2 Section 4. * Unicameral Congress with states equally represented * Congress given limited power to tax and regulate trade * Federal executive.
1. Popular Sovereignty 2. Limited Government 3. Separation of powers 4. Checks and balances 5. Federalism 6. Judicial Review.
Compromise and the Constitution How did compromise at the Constitutional Convention help create a more unified nation?
Have out your Unit Two Objective Sheet while you take notes.
Federalism And The Constitution Chapter 3 Notes. There are 6 principles in the Constitution Popular Sovereignty Rule of Law Separation of Powers.
Chapter Two: Forging a New Government: The Constitution.
The Constitution Chapter 3. Outline of Constitution Framework and procedures Limits and conduct Preamble- short introduction Articles- Sections.
From Revolution to Constitution Creating our Government.
Compromises to the Constitution. Articles of Confederation 1 Legislature, no other parts of government.
Introduction to Government. Why do we need a government? What does a government do? What are citizens? What are the responsibilities of a citizen? What.
American History Content Statement 7 Mr. Leasure Harrison Career Center.
Student DescriptionTeacher DescriptionWhat’s New, Confusing, Connection, Question, etc. -Legislature -Constitution -Checks and Balances -Federalism -Separation.
The Constitution: A More Perfect Union the part of government that interprets the laws judicial branch.
United States Government Risk. What is the main responsibility of the Executive Branch?? Enforce the law.
The Constitution: Creation, Principles & Articles.
The Senate Amendments Constitution Court Cases The House
Rule by the People Direct / Indirect Federal System Confederal System.
Business Law Mr. Smith. Goals Name the documents written in the course of our nation’s founding Explain the relationship between the Declaration of Independence.
Amending the Constitution. Process Congress and sates have ability to amend All topics can be considered except for state representation in Senate 2 ways.
The New Republic Ideas of the Constitution. Brain Warmer Is voting a fair way to resolve issues? What kind of problems might arise from voting? (50 Words)
CHAPTER 3 The Constitution. Section 1: Structure and Principles A. Structure of the Constitution Preamble Seven (7) Articles Twenty-seven (27)
What basic concepts were held by American colonists? 1. The need for an ordered social system, or government. 2. The need for a limited government, it.
The American Colonists A voice in government Electing representatives to the legislature No taxation without representation Citizens participate in government.
The Five Principles Underlying the United States Constitution.
Constitutional Convention Ch 3.1 and 3.2. In 1787, a remarkable group of American leaders, from all but one state, gathered in Philadelphia to address.
CONSTITUTION NOTES. First, the basics… 7 Articles (that’s the big ideas) 27 Amendments (things that have changed over the years) any addition to the Constitution.
1 AP US Government & Politics Unit I ~ Constitutional Underpinnings JEOPARDY.
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