Presentation on theme: "The Constitutional Convention May-September 1787 Goal: Amend the Articles of Confederation Ideas behind the Constitution: –The Enlightenment –3-part government."— Presentation transcript:
The Constitutional Convention May-September 1787 Goal: Amend the Articles of Confederation Ideas behind the Constitution: –The Enlightenment –3-part government (separation of powers) –Checks & Balances
Results of the Convention Great Compromise for Congress –Senate: 2 representatives from each state –House: representatives based on population Congress House of Rep (Pop) Senate (2)
Ratifying the Constitution Need 9 of 13 states to agree Federalists: –Support constitution –Want a strong central government Anti-Federalists: –Want a weaker central government –Want a Bill of Rights *added in 1791 1790 all states had ratified the constitution
Bill of Rights First 10 amendments to the Constitution 1- 2- 4- 5-
Chapter 8: Changes in a Young Nation Timeline (pages 91-103) Key events for time line: –1. Louis and Clark journey –2. Political parties emerge –3. Louisiana Purchase –4. Manifest Destiny –5. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo –6. Indian Removal Act –7. Expanded suffrage for men –8. Industrialization –9. Cotton Gin –10. Second Great Awakening –* Bonus events: Marshall Court, Factory System 1.Put events on a timeline with the correct year. 2.Explain how the event connects to one of the 5 founding ideals.
Changes in a Young Nation Academic Vocabulary Term: Abolition Read chapter 8 Create a timeline of events leading up to the Civil War & how these events supported/impacted the founding ideals Date & Key Event (brief summary) Founding Ideal(s) that was Supported and/or Impacted 1794 Whiskey Rebellion- Farmers who protested and rebelled against the new tax on whiskey Democracy- The role of the US govt to collect tax revenue