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Alexander Hamilton Founding Father who helped create a constitution and wrote the federalist papers
James Madison "Father of the Constitution", wrote federalist papers
Anti Federalist
Magna Carta promoted idea of self government
English Bill of Rights a list of King James' misdeeds
Articles of confederation first constitution of U.S.
1 freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly
2 right to bare arms
3 no quartering soldiers in home
4 no unreasonable seizures or searches
5 no double jeopardy, remain silent
6 speedy and fair trial
7 right to trial under 20 bucks
8 no excessive bail, cruel unusual punishment
9 People have more rights beyond the constitution
10 non-government powers are pushed to states
Virginia Plan Outline of constitution, including three branches
New Jersey Plan Outline of government
Great Compromise Created two legislative branches in congress
3/5 compromise 3/5 of the slave population would be counted in population
Limited Government everyone follows law
Republicanism we vote for officials
federalism division between state gov. and national gov.
Pop. Sovereignty the people rule
checks and balances the other two branches have checks on the others to keep it balanced
Separation of pwrs three branches
Created by: nippetcookies



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