American Government Unit 2

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American Government Unit 2
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  1. England's 3 contributions to American Government
    Local Government, Legislative government, limited government
  2. Problems with Articles of Confederation
    • Congress unable to act directly on individuals
    • no power of enforcement
    • can't raise revenue through taxes
    • no regulate commerce
    • no military forces
    • each state has 1 vote in Congress
    • unanimous consent of statse
    • no judiciary
    • one branch
    • Articles ratified through conventions
    • no separation of powers
    • no power to coin money
  3. importance of Shay's Rebellion
    Generated fear of anarchy in the state legislators
  4. where was the constitutional convention
    philadelphia
  5. who was at the Constitutional Convention
    • Washington
    • James Madison
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Gouvener Morris
  6. what were the 3 compromises
    commerce compromise, great compromise, 3/5th's compromise
  7. who wrote the federalist papers
    John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison
  8. What were the Federalist Papers
    written in support of a constitution
  9. federalism
    A system in which governmental power is divided into two or more levels usually a central government and a state government
  10. implied powers
    authorized by a legal document but not in constitution
  11. expressed powers
    found in article 1 section 8 set forth the authoritative capacity of Congress
  12. five principles of Constitution
    • limited government
    • separation of powers
    • checks and balances
    • popular soveriegnty
    • federalism
  13. Ben Franklin
    • oldest man
    • call to prayer
  14. James Madison
    Father of Constitution
  15. George Washington
    chairman
  16. Gouverner Morris
    final wording of the Constitution

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