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A loosely formed alliance with a weak central government is called a?
The power in a Confederacy is held by? The state governments
A country which has a representative government, elected by the people is called a?
Our 1st government and constitution was the?
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
Powers of our government under the Articles of Confederationwere:
1) Declare _____ and make _______. war peace 2) sign _________. treaties 3) borrow _______. money
4) Set standards for _____, and ______ & ________. coins weights measures 5) Establish a _______ _________. postal service
6) Deal with the _________ ______. American Indians
Under the Articles of Confederation, did the government have the power to tax? NO!!!!
Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress could collect $$$ by a tariff. What is a tariff?
A tariff is a tax on Imports.
This law set up how to bring in new states from western lands into the Union:
According to the Northwest Ordinance, new states could be admitted to the Union if approved by?
The U.S. Congress
This country disputed our westernboundaries.SPAIN
This country stirred up trouble with the Indians in the northwest U.S. the northwest U.S. England
Massachusetts farmers rebel against their government to keep their land: their land:
SHAY’S REBELLION SHAY’S REBELLION
Shays Rebellion was caused by ________ and ___________ on farmland. inflation foreclosure foreclosures
Could the Articles of Confeder- ation government help put down Shay’s Rebellion?
No!! It was too weak and had no army and had no army.
Problems like Shays Rebellion led to a call for a stronger ________ __________. national government
What man from Virginia called for a Constitutional Convention to write a new Constitution?
City where the Constitutional Convention met: Philadelphia
This plan called for representation in Congress based on the population of a state.
THE VIRGINIA PLAN
The Virginia Plan called for a bicameral legislature. What is that?
BICAMERAL= A congress with two houses. Senate House of Rep.
In this bicameral congress, the lower house is elected by the ________. people
This plan called for equal representation in Congress for each state:
THE NEW JERSEY PLAN
This compromise established our current form of Government:
GREAT or CONNECTICUT COMPROMISE
Representation of each state in Congress under the Great Compromise:
Lower House based on the ___________ of a state. state. population House of Representatives
Upper House had _____representation for each state. equal SENATE
How many Representatives does Virginia send to the House of Representative? of Representative?eleven
How many electoral votes does Virginia have?13
Three out of every five slaves could be counted as population in the House:
The US Constitution divides the powers of government between ________ and ______. federal state
Those powers given to the national Government by the states:
Those powers kept by the States:
Those powers held by both the federal and state Governments:
The French idea to divide the powers of government into three separate branches:
Separation of Powers
Name the three branches of government and what each does.
Legislative branch: Makes the laws Makes the laws. Executive branch: Enforces the laws Judicial Branch Judicial Branch: Interprets the laws
Legislative- Executive- Judicial - courts president Congress
Which branch makes the law? Which branch enforces the law? legislative executive Which branch interprets the law? Judicial
Each branch of government has checks over the other branches is known as?
CHECKS AND BALANCES
What is the law making branch (body) of our government? CONGRESS
What is the “supreme law of the land”?TheConstitution
When the president rejects legislation (law) it is called?
This body can declare laws unconstitutional:
To approve the Constitution:
Those who supported a strong national government and the new Constitution:
Those who feared a strong national government and were against the new Constitution.
The first ten amendments to the Constitution:
BILL OF RIGHTS
An excise tax is on _______ goods, like gasoline. specific
The 16 th Amendment established? The Income Tax
Searches by the Government are prohibited in the 4 th Amendment if they are? unreasonable
It is illegal to deny someone the right to vote based on his failure to pay a? TAX
The first amendment to deal with voting rights made it illegal to deny the right to vote based on? RACE
According to the Constitution, a president must be - a president must be - -a resident for at least ____ years. 14
-a natural born _______ citizen -at least ___ years old 35
Say Cause or Effect for the Constitutional Convention
The national government is strengthened. Effect
Strain of economic problems disrupt the nation. Cause
A new form of government is established with 3 branches. Effect
Confidence increases in the National Government. Effect
The Articles of Confederation are ineffective. Cause
A new form of government is established with a two house legislature. Effect
Chapter 5 Things that are key in this chapter… The Articles of Confederation The Constitutional Convention The New Constitution The Bill of Rights.
Chapter 5 Section 2 ‘Drafting the Constitution’
Review for Chapter 4 Test
What compromises were needed in order to create the U.S. Constitution?
What is a constitution?. ANSWER! A framework for government.
ORIGINS OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
SSUSH5 The student will explain specific events and key ideas that brought about the adoption and implementation of the United States Constitution. a.
U.S. Constitution Part A Test Review. The First Continental Congress While meeting in Philadelphia, they petitioned the King demanding that their rights.
Civics Chapter 5 The U.S. Constitution
The branch of gov’t that deals with the court system is called the….?
Review Questions Quiz 8.3 Packet Pages 11-12
Strengths and Weaknesses of the GA Constitution of 1777 Strengths
The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
The making of the Constitution
I) Republic representative democracy A) Articles of Confederation 1 st “constitution”—written in ) Northwest Ordinance provided an orderly plan.
Ch. 2-3 Confederation and the Constitution. Republic-a government in which citizens rule through their elected officials. The Articles of Confederation.
Unit 3 Vocabulary New Nation.
Shaping a New Nation Chapter Five.
Review Why was the French & Indian War fought?
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