Vus5 The Articles Constitution

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Vus5 The Articles Constitution

  1. 1. VUS.5a The Articles of Confederation Weak No Power No Common Currency
  2. 2. VUS.5b The Creation and Ratification of the Constitution <ul><li>Made Federal Law the </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced power between </li></ul><ul><li>Senate </li></ul><ul><li>House of Representatives </li></ul><ul><li>3/5 Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>3 Co-Equal Branches </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative, Executive Judicial </li></ul>
  3. 7. Executive Branch -Executes
  4. 8. Judiciary – To Judge
  5. 9. VUS 5.c Constitutional Convention <ul><li>James Madison (continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kept copious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authored the Virginia Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 separate… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authored the Bill of Rights </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. VUS 5.b Creation of the Constitution <ul><li>Limited the Power of the Federal Government to </li></ul><ul><li>Key Leaders of the Convention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George Washington, Chairman of the Convention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>James Madison “Father of the Constitution </li></ul></ul>
  7. 12. Legislative – to make LAWS
  8. 13. VUS5.c The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>The First Constitution!!! </li></ul><ul><li>One Vote </li></ul><ul><li>No Executive or Judicial </li></ul>
  9. 14. VUS 5.c Ratification Debate <ul><li>Ratification Debate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federalists, Pro Ratification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Republic was large enough to prevent. . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill of Rights would protect our </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>States Constitutions could not be . . </li></ul></ul>
  10. 15. VUS.5c Ratification Debate (cont.) <ul><li>Feared Tyranny </li></ul><ul><li>Demanded a Bill of Rights </li></ul>
  11. 17. VUS 5.d The Creation of the Bill of Rights <ul><li>Virginia Declaration of Rights </li></ul><ul><li>George Mason </li></ul><ul><li>Human rights </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>Outlawed the established church </li></ul><ul><li>Madison borrowed from these to create the.. </li></ul>

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