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Constitution Review

delegates and numbers.. 8th grade American Cultures test

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Delegate to the Constitutional Convention from New Jersey; proposed a plan for all states to have equal representation in Congress William Paterson
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention from Virginia; introduced a plan where states’ representation would be determined by population Edmund Randolph
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention from Virginia; he insisted the Constitution should include a bill of rights, would not sign the Constitution George Mason
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention who is responsible for writing the Virginia Plan; he is given the title “Father of the Constitution" James Madison
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention from Connecticut; head of the committee that created the Great Compromise Roger Sherman
How will the number of representatives be selected from each state for the legislative branch? The great compromise said that the Senate will get 2 representatives (equal) while the House of Representatives will have the number of representatives based on population
The issues was : how would the number of slaves in a state be included in the State population when picking the number of representatives A state would get in the Legislative branch. The 3/5 compromise states that 3/5 or 60% of the slaves will be counted for a slave states' population count to determine how many representatives they will get in the House of Representatives
What are the three branches of government? Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What is a power of the Legislative branch? Make laws
What is a power of the Executive branch? Enforce laws
What is a power of the Judicial branch? Interpret laws
Main powers of Congress control the budget Make laws impeach approve treaties Declare war veto override levy taxes
Main powers of the president Veto legislation Make appointments head of state enforce laws grant pardons commands troops
Main Powers of the Supreme Court declare laws unconstitutional interpret laws
impeach accuse of wrongdoing
Justices on Supreme Court 9
Representatives in the House of representatives 435
How can congress override veto of president? 2/3 of congress must agree
age to be representative in the HoR 25
HoR House of Representatives
Age to be a Senator 30
age to be President 35
Created by: enhorselover101