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Unit 3 Constitution

TermDefinition
Preamble introduces the constitution ,explains why it was written , states why the power of goverment comes from the people
Amendment adresses the way our goverment works
Bill of rights First 10 amendments that protect the rights of each individual cititzen
Articles follows the preamble , explains how the Goverment should work
Expressed Powers national goverment
Reserved powers state goverments
Concurrent powers given to both levels of goverment
legislative branch congress makes the laws
executive branch president , vice president , and cabinet , enforces laws
judicial branch supreme and federal courts , protects laws
checks and balances prevents the abuse of power by keeping any one branch from being to powerful
seperation of powers the division of each goverment into three divisions
federalism the division of power between state and national goverment
popular soveriegnty power lies with the people recieves power from consent of the governed
rule of law no one is above the law
federalists people who wanted ratification of the constitution
anti-federalists people who were against ratification of the constitution
constitutional convention convention held on May 14,1787 in Phyladelphia Pennslvania to revise the Articles of confederation
virginia plan wanted representatives based on population
new jersey plan wanted representatives based on equal reprensentation
great compromise house representatives divided into two parts one for population one for equal reprensentation
three fifths compromise three out of every 5 slaves would be counted as the population
commerce compromise granted congress the right to regulate foreign commerce
shay's rebellion farmers protested because they were getting taxed
george washington first president
benjamin franklin oldest delegate nickname father of the constitution
james madison wrote virginia plan
daniel shays lead shay's rebellion
originalism original way of the constitution
interpretivism different way of the constitution
what are the three branches of goverment leglislative,executive,reprensatatives
when was the constitution held may 14 , 1787
how many parts are there in the constitution , what are they 3 articles amendments and preamble
How many amendments have been made to the constitution 27
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