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Pre-Ap Civics

Unit 1

Features of the Articles of Confederation Legislative,No True Executive, Judicial
In the AOC Congress did not have the power to levy________________ or collect taxes
In the AOC Congress did not have the power to regulate______________ trade between the states
In the AOC Congress could not force_______________ anyone to obey the laws it passed
In the AOC Laws needed the approval of_________________ 9 or the 13 states
In the AOC amending or changing the________________ articles required the consent of all states.
The Articles of Confederation was also called_______________ The Firm League of Friendship
James Madison,Alexander Hamilton,John Jay, George Washington are all Federalists
George Mason, Mercy Otis Warren, Elbridge Gerry, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson, Richard Henry Lee Anti-Federalists
Need strong Central Gov. because articles too weak Federalist Arguments
We need a bill of rights to protect individual liberties Anti-Federalist Arguments
National Government is way too powerful Anti-Federalist Arguments
For ratification Federalists
Against ratification Anti-Federalists
Who can remove court Judges through impeachment? Legislative (The congress)
Who checks the constitutionality of congressional actions? Judicial Branch(Supreme Court)
Who veto's legislation? Executive Branch(President)
The system of gov. where the powers are divided into distinct and independent branches 6 guiding principles-Seperation of power
a system where each gov. branch can check the operations and balance of power of the other branches 6 guiding principles-Balances and Checks
people are the source of the political power 6 guiding principles-Popular Sovereignty
the power of the supreme court to decide whether what the gov. does is in accord with what the constitution provides. 6 guiding principles-Judicial Review
the division of power of gov. between a central authority and lower levels 6 guiding principles-Federalism
gov. is not all powerful -gov. can only do those things that the people gave it power to do. 6 guiding principles-Limited Government
Purposes of the Declaration of Independence -Explain ideas and philosophies that justify the break(social contract) -Rally world support for US.
Parts of the Declaration of Independence 1)explain why written and principles behind it 2)List the changes against the king 3)Explains efforts for a peaceful settlement
What was proposed June 7th 1776 by Richard Henry Lee -written by Thomas Jefferson in the second continental congress? Declaration of Independence
Constitution Compromised on the issues, keep concepts intact
Benefited large states;James Madison Virginia Plan
Benefited Small States;William Patterson New Jersey Plan
Benefited All States;Roger Sherman Connecticut Compromise
Benefited South States;James Wilson;Roger Sherman Three-Fifths Compromise
remove through impeachment aprove treaty and appointment can override vetos Legislative(the congress)
appoint federal judges and justices Executive Branch(president)
Check constitutionality of Exec. Actions Can remove president from office Judicial(supreme court)
What man argued for declaring independence? John Adams
Who is opposed for declaring independence? John Dickinson, John Rutledge
What colony was absent at the beginning of the convention? New Jersey; they were loyalists
Who was the president of the continental congress? John Hancock
Created by: veg4fuel
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