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    • The ConstitutionConstructing theConstitution
    • Creating theConstitutionThe Constitutional ConventionThe small states andlarge states are odds onhow the governmentshould be set up. Thelarge states like theVirginia Plan thatoutlines our threebranch system
    • Creating theConstitutionThe Constitutional ConventionThe Great or ConnecticutCompromise settles the issuecreating the representativesystem we have today
    • Creating theConstitutionNext, they devised away to choose thepresident and vicepresident of the UnitedStatesThe V.P. was the personwith the second most votes-What kind of problems mightthat cause?
    • Creating theConstitutionThe V.P. was the personwith the second most votes-What kind of problems mightthat cause?
    • Ratification-June 21, 1788New Hampshire ratifies theconstitution becoming the 9th andfinal state needed to make theconstitution officialSeptember 17, 1787: After arguing forseveral months over the framing ofthe constitution, the constitution issent to the states
    • The ConstitutionThree BranchesJudicialExecutiveLegislativeThe Constitution created a systemof checks and balances toguarantee that no one branch hadmore power than another
    • Parts of the Constitution1. Preamble2. Articles3. Amendments
    • Parts of the ConstitutionPreamble - describes the purpose of the documentAmendments - describes the changes made (the first tenare called The Bill of Rights)Articles - describes the structure of the government andhow it can be changed
    • The Documentp. 396-399 inA New Nation
    • The Bill of Rights