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8th Chapter 4, Lesson 1

  1. 1. The Constitutional Convention Chapter 4
  2. 2. The plan was to meet in Philadelphia in 1787 to patch up an ailing government.
  3. 3. But when the 55 delegates met, the arguments began.
  4. 4. Tempers flared and bargain were made.
  5. 5. Tempers flared and bargain were made.
  6. 6. Tempers flared and bargain were made.
  7. 7. Tempers flared and bargain were made.
  8. 8. The Result?
  9. 9. Only the Beginning...
  10. 10. Only the Beginning...
  11. 11. Only the Beginning...
  12. 12. Only the Beginning...
  13. 13. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790
  14. 14. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 Articles of Confederation
  15. 15. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 Articles of Confederation
  16. 16. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 Articles of Confederation
  17. 17. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790
  18. 18. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790
  19. 19. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention
  20. 20. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention •Pennsylvania
  21. 21. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention •Pennsylvania •Independence Hall
  22. 22. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention •Pennsylvania •Independence Hall
  23. 23. Timeline 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention •Pennsylvania •Independence Hall
  24. 24. Timeline May-September 1781 1787 1788 1789 1790 The Constitutional Convention •Pennsylvania •Independence Hall
  25. 25. The Constitutional Convention Chapter 4, Lesson 1
  26. 26. Federal The Constitutional Convention Chapter 4, Lesson 1
  27. 27. Why?
  28. 28. Homework
  29. 29. Homework Scan the text and all visuals in chapter 4, Lesson 1
  30. 30. Homework Scan the text and all visuals in chapter 4, Lesson 1 1) Write down how many times the word compromise is used
  31. 31. Homework Scan the text and all visuals in chapter 4, Lesson 1 1) Write down how many times the word compromise is used 2) Write down a concise definition of compromise.
  32. 32. Homework Scan the text and all visuals in chapter 4, Lesson 1 1) Write down how many times the word compromise is used 2) Write down a concise definition of compromise. 3) List all the words in the text that could be associate with arriving at a compromise.
  33. 33. Conventional Plans
  34. 34. Virginia Plan
  35. 35. Virginia Plan
  36. 36. Virginia Plan “An individual independence of the States is utterly irreconcilable,”
  37. 37. Virginia Plan
  38. 38. Virginia Plan “Let national Government be armed with positive and complete authority.”
  39. 39. COMPLETE AUTHORITY!!
  40. 40. COMPLETE AUTHORITY!!
  41. 41. COMPLETE AUTHORITY!!
  42. 42. COMPLETE AUTHORITY!!
  43. 43. COMPLETE AUTHORITY!!
  44. 44. Virginia Plan
  45. 45. Virginia Plan • Both were delegates from Virginia
  46. 46. Virginia Plan
  47. 47. Virginia Plan • 3 Branches
  48. 48. Virginia Plan • 3 Branches • A system of checks and balances
  49. 49. Virginia Plan • 3 Branches • A system of checks and balances • Each branch would have the power to check other branches.
  50. 50. Bicameral Legislature
  51. 51. Bicameral Legislature
  52. 52. Camera
  53. 53. Bicameral Legislature
  54. 54. Bicameral Legislature Legislature has two parts.
  55. 55. Bicameral Legislature Legislature has two parts. House of Representatives
  56. 56. Bicameral Legislature Legislature has two parts. House of Representatives Senate
  57. 57. Virginia Plan The more people you have in your state, the more representatives you should have.
  58. 58. Virginia Plan The more people you have in your state, the more representatives you should have.
  59. 59. Madison
  60. 60. Madison • Felt that representation on both sides should be based on population.
  61. 61. New Jersey Plan
  62. 62. New Jersey Plan “Small State Plan”
  63. 63. New Jersey Plan “Small State Plan” Proposed that there should be equal representation.
  64. 64. New Jersey Plan “Small State Plan” Proposed that there should be equal representation. ALL states, big or small, get one vote in congress.
  65. 65. Compromise!
  66. 66. Connecticut Compromise
  67. 67. Connecticut Compromise • House of Representatives would be based on population.
  68. 68. Connecticut Compromise • House of Representatives would be based on population. • Senate, each state would have two representatives.
  69. 69. Homework! • You MUST blog on the site tonight! • Read page 111 in your text. • If you know you cannot use the computer at home tonight. Please get it done before you leave school.
  70. 70. http://www.myteacherpages.com/webpages/7th8th/

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