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Government Flashcard

Articles of Confederation First constitution of the US written aafter the Revoltionary War
Weakness of Articles of Confederations No common currency No Executive or Judical Branches Each state got one vote No tax or trade policies Weak fedral Government
George Washington Established the fedral court system Bill of Rights added to the Constituion & planned the capital in DC
John Adams 2 Party political system emerged during his presidency
Thomas Jefferson Doubled the size of the US with Louisiana Purchase
James Madison President during war of 1812 which caused Europe to gain new respect for the US
James Monroe Issued the Monroe Doctrine warning Europe to leave the Western Hemisphere alone
Constitution Replaced the Articals of Confederation and created a new type of Goverment
What Bill of Rights based on? Virgina Decloration of rights by Geoge Masson Virgina Statue of Reolious Freedom by Thomas Jefferson
The Great Compromise Decided how many votes each state got in house of Rep and Senate
Separation of Powers 3 Branches of government Legislative judical Executive
Bill of Rights 1 st ten Comandments by James Madison
Benjamin Banneker Helped Whasington plan the capital in Washingon DC
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