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200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 Confederation of States Constitutional Convention More Perfect Union More Perfect Union II Ratifying the Constitution
Under the Articles of Confederation the national government was too strong or too weak?
What was Shay’s Rebellion?
a group of farmers that attacked some courthouses to stop judges from taking away their farms
What problem with money occurred under the Articles of Confederation
the new government didn’t have the power to tax or raise money
What could Congress do under the Articles of Confederation? A. Tax B. Declare War C. Regulate Trade
B. Declare War
The _________ Ordinance of 1785 did not allow slaves to be brought into the Northwest Territory
The Land Ordinance of 1875
How many states had to endorse the Constitution before it would go into effect? a. 21 b. 12 c. 9 d. 13
9 of the 13 states
Who was President of the Constitutional Convention?
Why did delegates at the Constitutional Convention want to keep their talks secret?
In order to speak freely without fear of pressure
Who worked out the Great Compromise between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan?
Explain the 3/5 th ’s Compromise Daily Double
Slaves in the southern states would be counted as 3/5’s for representation in Congress
This branch carries out laws passed by Congress
What percentage in both houses is needed to override a Presidential Veto? Daily Double
Through checks and ____________, each government branch can prevent another from abusing power?
checks and balances
Who settles disputes between states and the federal government
The Supreme Court
Sharing power between the states and the national government is known as...
The head of the Executive Branch is...
President of the United States
If you are elected to the House of Representatives, how long is your term of office?
The ______ college is responsible for choosing the President and Vice President
Who has the power to impeach the President?
House of Representatives
The President’s power to make treaties with the consent of the Senate is an example of the system of...
Checks and balances
This group opposed the Constitution because the believed it gave the President too much power?
The framers set up a way to a the constitution
What percentage of states must ratify a proposed Constitutional amendment?
In the debate over the Constitution, Federalists favored what? A. strong national government B. Bill of Rights C. end of taxation D. making Mr. McGill President Daily Double
A. strong national goverment
The right to a speedy trial, due process of law, and freedom of speech are all guaranteed by what?
The Bill of Rights
A MORE PERFECT UNION The United States develops from a confederation of states to a unified country ruled under one government.
Hey Mr. G., what are we doing today?
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses of the Articles
Warm-Up What governing document was signed by the Pilgrims before landing at Plymouth? Explain three beliefs of the Quakers. Which region of the colonies.
Review for Chapter 4 Test
Building a Nation The Articles of Confederation & The U.S. Constitution SWBAT:
Bill of Rights Constitution Constitutional Convention.
SSUSH5 The student will explain specific events and key ideas that brought about the adoption and implementation of the United States Constitution. a.
GOVERNMENT JEOPARDY Take notes to help you study for the Test! Take notes to help you study for the Test! Have Fun! ☺ Have Fun! ☺
The branch of gov’t that deals with the court system is called the….?
Creating A Government Unit Exam Review Power Point.
The constitution is known as “The _________ Law of the Land”
I) Republic representative democracy A) Articles of Confederation 1 st “constitution”—written in ) Northwest Ordinance provided an orderly plan.
Chapter 8 Confederation to Constitution Sorry guys… you pretty much have to have ALL this information so get ready! WRITE EVERYTHING THAT IS IN ORANGE!!!!!
Facts to knowConstitution and Convention Conflict and Compromise Limiting the Powers of Government Branches of Government
Chapter 7 Review.
Branches of Government Vocabulary Constitutional Convention.
PACKET 7- REVIEW SHEET. DEMOCRACY A government ruled by the people-The citizens hold the political power.
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