Presentation on theme: "Chapter 1 The Roots of Constitutional Government Section 3 The Need for a New Plan."— Presentation transcript:
Chapter 1 The Roots of Constitutional Government Section 3 The Need for a New Plan
Constitutional Terms 1. Militia 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 company 3. Legislature - lawmaking assembly
Terms Cont. 4. Tariff - tax placed by governments on certain imported goods 5. Revenue - source of income
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Main Ideas a. Win the war, organize new state governments, establish a national government b. 1. lacked the power to raise taxes or regulate trade 2. needed the approval of 9 of 13 states to pass laws 3. important legislation could be defeated by only a few states
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.
Critical Thinking Why 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