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King History 8

Articles of Confederation vs. The Constitution

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No Executive Branch Articles of Confederation
No Judicial Branch Articles of Confederation
Only states had a court system Articles of Confederation
Each state had one vote Articles of Confederation
The Congress elected a president to preside over Congress. Articles of Confederation
9/13 states need to pass a law Articles of Confederation
It had power over states only Articles of Confederation
Every state had to agree to amend the Constitution Articles of Confederation
No power to raise an army Articles of Confederation
States were asked to send soldiers to make up the army. Articles of Confederation
No power to tax Articles of Confederation
Could only ask states for money Articles of Confederation
No power to control trade between states or with other nations. Articles of Confederation
No Bill of Rights Articles of Confederation
Electoral College elects the President. The U.S. Constitution
System of checks and balances The U.S. Constitution
System of federal courts The U.S. Constitution
Supreme Court The U.S. Constitution
2 Houses of Congress The U.S. Constitution
A majority in each house must pass a bill and the president must sign it before it becomes law. The U.S. Constitution
It had power over states and individuals. The U.S. Constitution
It created both a system of government shared by the nation and its states. The U.S. Constitution
Amend the constitution by passing it in both houses and 2/3 of the state legislatures The U.S. Constitution
Amend the constitution by having 3/4 of the state legislatures at a Constitutional Convention The U.S. Constitution
Power to raise an army The U.S. Constitution
Power to tax The U.S. Constitution
Power to control trade The U.S. Constitution
First 10 amendments make up the Bill of Rights The U.S. Constitution
Created by: MichelleKing