Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1 The Roots of Constitutional Government"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chapter 1 The Roots of Constitutional Government Section 3The Need for a New Plan
2 Constitutional Terms 1. Militia military force that is on call for service in emergencies.2. Charter- guarantee of certain rights and privileges to a person, group or company3. Legislature- lawmaking assembly
3 Terms Cont.4. Tariff- tax placed by governments on certain imported goods5. Revenue- source of income
4 ANSWER ON THE BACK OF THIS PAGE Using a Primary SourceREAD THE QUOTEANSWER ON THE BACK OF THIS PAGE
5 Main IdeasWin the war, organize new state governments, establish a national government1. lacked the power to raise taxes or regulate trade2. needed the approval of 9 of 13 states to pass laws3. important legislation could be defeated by only a few states
6 Main Ideas Cont.c. Shays’ Rebellion showed that the national government had so little authority that it was unable to maintain order in the land.
7 Critical ThinkingWhy were the Articles of Confederation more successful during the Revolutionary War than they were after the war ended?During the war the states were united by their desire for independence and to defeat the British.After the war ended the states turned their attention back to their own problems and concerns