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The Virginia Plan By Ella B

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The Virginia Plan By Ella B

  1. 1. The Virginia Plan
  2. 2. *What is the Virginia Plan* <ul><li>It is a plan , plan of action or strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Has 3 branches and 2 house legislatures in which representation would be based on a state’s population or wealth. </li></ul>Hmmh! What’s all about this?
  3. 3. <ul><li>LEGISLATURES – made the laws. </li></ul><ul><li>EXECUTIVE - enforced laws </li></ul><ul><li>JUDUCIARY - interpreted the laws </li></ul>Learning is FUN! Let go all the way to the top! 3 branches
  4. 4. Explain further about the Legislative Branch. <ul><li>The most important duty of the legislative branch is to make laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are written, discussed and voted on in Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>The legislature would have the power to levy taxes, and make laws. </li></ul>2 HOUSE OF CONGRESS SENATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  5. 5. An assembly or council of citizens having the highest deliberative functions in a government (a legislative assembly of a state or nation.)
  6. 6. Senate is the upper house and they hear the advices of the house of representatives. US SENATE SESSION CHAMBER
  7. 7. Explain further about the Legislative Branch. <ul><li>The most important duty of the legislative branch is to make laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are written, discussed and voted on in Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>Has the power to levy taxes, regulate commerce, and make laws “in all cases where the separate states are incompetent [unable].” </li></ul>2 HOUSE OF CONGRESS SENATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
  8. 8. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES <ul><li>They represent the voice of the people. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Their opinions and ideas. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The number of representatives from each state would be based on the state’s population or it’s wealth. </li></ul>I’m the representative
  9. 9. <ul><li>LEGISLATURES - made the laws </li></ul><ul><li>EXECUTIVE - enforced laws </li></ul><ul><li>3. JUDUCIARY - interpreted the laws </li></ul>Learning is FUN! Let go all the way to the top! 3 branches
  10. 10. EXECUTIVE <ul><li>The President is the head of the executive branch, which makes laws official. </li></ul><ul><li>The president approves and carries out laws passed by the legislative branch. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>LEGISLATURES - made the laws </li></ul><ul><li>EXECUTIVE - enforced laws </li></ul><ul><li>JUDUCIARY - interpreted the laws </li></ul>Learning is FUN! Let go all the way to the top! 3 branches
  12. 12. JUDICIARY <ul><li>The judicial branch explains the meaning of the Constitution and laws passed by Congress. </li></ul><ul><li>The Supreme Court is the head of the judicial branch. Unlike a criminal court, the Supreme Court rules whether something is constitutional or unconstitutional—whether or not it is permitted under the Constitution. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Who are people at the back of the Virginia Plan? Check this out VIRGINIA PLAN GEORGE WASHINGTON JAMES MADISON EDMUND RANDOLPH
  14. 14. Who was George Washington <ul><li>He was the First President </li></ul><ul><li>of the United States of America </li></ul>
  15. 15. Who are people at the back of the Virginia Plan? VIRGINIA PLAN GEORGE WASHINGTON JAMES MADISON EDMUND RANDOLPH
  16. 16. Who is James Madison <ul><li>He was a short , soft-spoken man, but he made the greatest contribution of any of the founders at the Constitutional Convention . </li></ul><ul><li>The other delegates called him “ the best informed Man on any point in debate.” </li></ul><ul><li>He was so important that he earned the title </li></ul><ul><li>“ Father of the Constitution” </li></ul>
  17. 17. What is the Constitutional Convention? Still remember? <ul><li>Constitutional Convention is a meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to the Articles of Confederation; resulted in the drafting of the constitution. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Who is James Madison <ul><li>The other delegates called him “ the best informed Man on any point in debate.” </li></ul><ul><li>He was so important that he earned the title </li></ul><ul><li>“ Father of the Constitution ” </li></ul>
  19. 19. Who are people at the back of the Virginia Plan? VIRGINIA PLAN GEORGE WASHINGTON JAMES MADISON EDMUND RANDOLPH
  20. 20. EDMUND RANDOLPH <ul><li>He was recognized by George Washington as the first speaker. </li></ul>
  21. 22. HAVE A NICE DAY!

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