The Constitution

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The Constitution

  1. 1. The ConstitutionConstructing theConstitution
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Creating theConstitutionThe Constitutional ConventionThe Great or ConnecticutCompromise settles the issuecreating the representativesystem we have today
  4. 4. 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?
  5. 5. Creating theConstitutionThe V.P. was the personwith the second most votes-What kind of problems mightthat cause?
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. The ConstitutionThree BranchesJudicialExecutiveLegislativeThe Constitution created a systemof checks and balances toguarantee that no one branch hadmore power than another
  8. 8. Parts of the Constitution1. Preamble2. Articles3. Amendments
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. The Documentp. 396-399 inA New Nation
  11. 11. The Bill of Rights

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