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History 100 Unalienable rights defined by the Founding Fathers Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
History 200 This was the problem with the Articles of Confederation They left us with a weak national government
History 300 Who is considered the Father of the Constitution? James Madison
History 400 This part of the Constitution explains why it was written The Preamble
History 500 The meaning of popular sovereignty Power to the people
Compromises 100 The 3/5ths compromise refers to this A slave would be counted as 3/5 ths of a person for the purpose of representation
Compromises 200 These states wanted to count the slaves as whole people for representation The Southern states
Compromises 300 The reason the Northern states did not want to count slaves It would give the South too much power
Compromises 400 The states that benefitted by the Connecticut compromise Small states
Compromises 500 The Slave trade compromise ensured that the laws would not change for this amount of time. 20 years
Checks 100 The meaning of Checks and Balances Each branch has power to stop the others from having too much power
Checks 200 A veto override is one of the checks this branch has Legislative
Checks 300 This is the way the executive branch check the judicial branch Appointing judges
Checks 400 One provision of the Constitution that was not in the Article of Confederation. Three branches of government
Checks 500 BONUS
Federalism 100 Federalism is a compound government of these two entities State and Federal
Federalism 200 The president cannot remove a senator from power is an example of this principle. Separation of powers
Federalism 300 The idea that the government exists to serve the people came from this Enlightenment thinker. John Locke
Federalism 400 Tax collection is done by this level of gov. Both state and national
Federalism 500 The power to levy taxes belongs to both state and federal gov. what type of power is it? concurrent
Misc 100 These are the three branches of government Legislative, Judicial, Executive
Misc 200 The separation of power refers to these groups 3 branches
Misc 300 Who is considered the Father of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
Misc 400 The form of government guaranteed by the constitution Republican
Misc 500 The powers that are not listed but are required to fulfill responsibilities. Implied powers
BONUS #1 The term that describes giving power to the government for the benefit of the people. Social Contract
CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Meets in Philadelphia from May to September of President of the Convention- George Washington. Architect of the Constitution-
AMERICAN HISTORY “ I won because I learned!”. AMERICAN HISTORY Constitution Jeopardy! Constitution Jeopardy!
The Constitution Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.
Principles of the U. S. Constitution. Seven principles found in the U. S. Constitution: separation of power separation of power checks and balances checks.
The Constitution. Independence Now What Prior to Independence states wrote new constitutions to replace state charters A Constitution is a written plan.
Constitutional Compromises/Structure of Government.
Chapter 3 Section 1. Only RHODE ISLAND did not take part in the convention because it did not believe in a stronger central government. It began in Philadelphias.
The Constitution: Structure and Principles. The U.S. Constitution The Founders created the Constitution with the desire to set up a republic, power.
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The Constitution Chapter 2 You think you know…. British Colonial Rule Powerful British Government GAMANY Political Subunits (Colonies) Unitary System.
Major Principles of the Constitution The Constitution is based on seven major principles.
Ch. 5 Sec. 2. The Constitutional Convention Nationalists – People who supported a strong central gov’t. George Washington Ben Franklin James Madison.
THIS IS With Host... Your Early Colonies American Revolution Creating the Constitution U.S. Constitution Grab Bag.
Chapter 3.1 The Road to the Constitution. Constitution Nations most important document Nations most important document Written in 1787 Written in 1787.
U. S. CONSTITUTION. Accused refuses to testify against himself 5 th AMENDMENT.
Chapter 7 Section 2 The Constitutional Convention Objectives Describe the proceedings of the Constitutional Convention. Identify the specifics of the Virginia.
Chapter 3 An Enduring Document Section 1 Constitutional Principles.
Six Basic Principles A Positive Lecture Experience Brought To You By Mr. Haskell.
The Critical Period ConventionFounders Constitution.
Your School Logo Insert your School Logo! To Edit Goto> View> Master > Slide Master. Change the Icon on both Masters (MLK JR) or delete it. US History.
THIS IS With Host... Your Branches Important People Checks and Balances Bill of Rights Key Terms Articles of Confederation.
Major Principles of the United States Constitution.
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Describe why the Articles of Confederation failed. Weak central/national government States werent unified States were like Im new jersey, we do what we.
U.S. Constitution SSCG 3 SSCG 4. The founding fathers believed in the separation of powers in government (like Montesquieu). The founding fathers believed.
Five Fundamental Principles Chapter 3 Section 4. Popular Sovereignty Supreme power belongs to the people We the people… Examples: Electing the President.
Chapter 5 Section 1 1. How did the Articles of Confederation structure the government? a. loose union of the states under the authority of Congress (weak.
Branches $100 $200 $300 $500 $400 Checks and Balances $100 $200 $300 $500 $400 Articles of Confederation $100 $200 $300 $500 $400 Constitution $100 $200.
Standard 5. The student will explain specific events and key ideas that brought about the adoption and implementation of the United States Constitution.
Chapter 3: The Constitution of the United States of America.
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