Wanted—A “Just Right” Government
Wanted—A government that: <ul><li>much </li></ul><ul><li>say </li></ul><ul><li>states </li></ul><ul><li>power </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>“ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are  endowed  by their Creato...
<ul><li>“ That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent o...
<ul><li>“ That to  secure  these  rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the conse...
<ul><li>“ That to  secure  these  rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just  powers  from the  co...
<ul><li>“ That to  secure  these  rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just  powers  from the  co...
The First Attempt:  These Articles Ain’t Workin! <ul><li>central representatives </li></ul><ul><li>1777 President </li></u...
<ul><li>A  confederation  is a  group  of </li></ul><ul><li>individuals  united together for  </li></ul><ul><li>a  purpose...
Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>What did people like about the  </li></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>
Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their  power  and  independence </li></ul>
Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their  power  and  independence </li></ul><ul><li>No  government  telling t...
Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their  power  and  independence . </li></ul><ul><li>No  government  telling...
But Wait… <ul><li>What was wrong with the  </li></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>
But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to  enforce  its  laws . </li></ul>
But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to  enforce  its  laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could  ignore  laws. </...
But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to  enforce  its  laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could  ignore  laws. </...
But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to  enforce  its  laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could  ignore  laws. </...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul>
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>1. The Articles made a President in ...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in cha...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in cha...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in cha...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in cha...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>5.  Congress did not have the power ...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to c...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to c...
Mini Quiz #1   The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to c...
“ This government is  too   small  !”
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ ____ __ between the _____________ that the...
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the _____________ tha...
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ ...
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ ...
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ ...
Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ ...
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul>
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on  fishing , while others m...
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on  fishing , while others m...
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on  fishing , while others m...
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on  fishing , while others m...
<ul><li>States had different  needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on  fishing , while others m...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Everybody thought the central ...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central gov...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central gov...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central gov...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central gov...
Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central gov...
Articles of  Confederation New Idea Legislative branch only
Articles of  Confederation New Idea Legislative branch only <ul><li>Split power between: </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative </l...
VA v. NJ Populations in 1787 ~ 747,000 ~ 184,000
Poll: What do you think? <ul><li>Is it more fair for every state to have the same amount of power or for states with more ...
Ta-Da!  Presenting…  The Constitution! Finally!
Preamble <ul><li>“ We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure do...
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS House of Representatives
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS House of Representatives Senate
Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws
Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws The Presid...
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The Presid...
Article   The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The Presid...
THE  BRANCHES The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The Pr...
Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Congress can  make/carry out  laws ...
Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can  make  laws but cannot  c...
Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can  make  laws but cannot  c...
Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can  make  laws but cannot  c...
Article
Article   <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to treat other states’ citizens the same as their own c...
Article   <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to treat other states’ citizens the same as their own c...
Article
Article   <ul><li>How could the Articles of Confederation be changed? </li></ul><ul><li>   Majority vote   Unanimous vot...
Article   <ul><li>How could the Articles of Confederation be changed? </li></ul><ul><li>  Unanimous vote! </li></ul>
Article
Article   <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to follow the laws Congress passed? </li></ul><ul><li>...
Article   <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to follow the laws Congress passed? </li></ul><ul><li> ...
Article
Article <ul><li>The Articles of Confederation had to be approved by all states involved! </li></ul><ul><li>(How many was t...
Article <ul><li>The Articles of Confederation had to be approved by all states involved! </li></ul><ul><li>13 </li></ul>
The Amendments (That means stuff they added later.) Did they add spots? No, silly!  They added rights!
The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul>
The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul>
The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slave...
The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slave...
The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slave...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are made by the _____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li>  A...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are made by the _____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li>  A...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>2. States must treat people from other states _______. <...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>2. States must treat people from other states _______. <...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>3. Laws passed by Congress are _____ to state laws. </li...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>3. Laws passed by Congress are _____ to state laws. </li...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>4. Congress has _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A     B </li>...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>4. Congress has _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A     B </li>...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>5. Each state gets two representatives (votes) in the __...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>5. Each state gets two representatives (votes) in the __...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>6. In the House of Representatives, the number of repres...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>6. In the House of Representatives, the number of repres...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>7. The President is the head of the ____ branch. </li></...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>7. The President is the head of the ____ branch. </li></...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>8. The executive branch ______ laws. </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>8. The executive branch ______ laws. </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>9. One goal of the Constitution is to establish ______. ...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>9. One goal of the Constitution is to establish ______. ...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>10. The articles of the Constitution don’t  </li></ul><u...
Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>10. The articles of the Constitution don’t  </li></ul><u...
The End!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Just Right Govt

2,309 views

Published on

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,309
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
295
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
15
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Give students two minutes to use these words to complete the cloze “wanted” note on the notetaking worksheet. When they are finished, ask for the answers by reading each phrase, pausing at the blank, and asking the class for a choral response.
  • Read this quote together, then have students fill in the blanks on their notetaking worksheets.
  • Slides 4 – 7: Read this quote together. Direct students’ attention to their notetaking worksheets where it says “The Declaration goes on to say that:” Help students use the quote to fill in the blanks. Answers appear as you advance through the slides.
  • Suggestion: Ask students to explain who is “the governed.”
  • All right, then! We’re ready to create a new government! But wait—maybe it’s not so easy.
  • Make sure students understand we’re talking about the first attempt at a new government. Then give students 2-3 minutes to fill in the first cloze paragraph with these words. Check answers by reading the sentences and pausing for choral response.
  • First, read the definition of “confederation” out loud while students fill in the blanks. Then show this slide.
  • Slides 10 – 18: Read each line in the bulleted list to students as they fill in the blanks. Click forward in the presentation slides for the answers to each line.
  • Next, have students turn the page over.
  • Slides 19 – 28: Click through the slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answer to each statement appears on the next slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Click through the next slides to quiz students. The class should give a choral response of “true” or “false.” The answers to the last statements appear with each succeeding slide.
  • Show this slide while reading the “Goldilocks and the…” text box on the notetaking worksheet.
  • Slides 30 – 35: Read and discuss paragraph with students while they fill in blanks. Advance slides to reveal answers.
  • Slides 36 – 41: Read the bullets to students while they fill in blanks. Advance slides to reveal answers.
  • After this slide, guide students orally through the next sentence on the notetaking worksheet (Something had to change! Even so…).
  • Slides 42 – 47: Quiz class using choral response. Advance slides to reveal answers and new questions.
  • Slides 48 – 49: Discuss comparison charts on notetaker worksheet out loud with students while they fill in blanks. Use slides as visual representation of ideas discussed.
  • Show as visual aid while you go through Virginia and New Jersey comparison with students out loud and students fill in blanks.
  • Poll the class. Call on random students to explain their choices.
  • Read the Preamble as a chorus with the class. On the Constitution page of the notetaking worksheet, discuss answers orally with students.
  • Slides 54 – 62: Use slides as visual aid while you discuss the first three articles and students fill in blanks.
  • Slides 63 – 66: Quiz class using choral response. Students choose between the two possible italicized words. Advance slides to reveal answers.
  • Slides 67 – 78: Discuss Articles IV-VII with students as they fill in blanks. After each article, advance slide to reveal a comparison question about the Articles of Confederation. Advance again for the answer.
  • Slides 79 – 84: Use your teacher guide to read the sentence about the amendments out loud to students while they fill in the blanks. Click through the slides for examples of rights that were added.
  • Slided 85 – 104: Quiz class using choral response. Students may either say “A” or “B” or say the actual word, but tell them in advance which one you expect.
  • All done!
  • Just Right Govt

    1. 1. Wanted—A “Just Right” Government
    2. 2. Wanted—A government that: <ul><li>much </li></ul><ul><li>say </li></ul><ul><li>states </li></ul><ul><li>power </li></ul><ul><li>rights </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>“ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>“ That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government…” </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>“ That to secure these rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government…” </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>“ That to secure these rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed , that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government…” </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>“ That to secure these rights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed , that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government…” </li></ul>
    8. 8. The First Attempt: These Articles Ain’t Workin! <ul><li>central representatives </li></ul><ul><li>1777 President </li></ul><ul><li>government (x 2) Articles </li></ul><ul><li>independent one </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>A confederation is a group of </li></ul><ul><li>individuals united together for </li></ul><ul><li>a purpose . </li></ul>
    10. 10. Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>What did people like about the </li></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>
    11. 11. Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their power and independence </li></ul>
    12. 12. Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their power and independence </li></ul><ul><li>No government telling the states what to do </li></ul>
    13. 13. Hey, This is Great! <ul><li>States get to keep their power and independence . </li></ul><ul><li>No government telling the states what to do . </li></ul><ul><li>Congress had the power to create a military to protect all the states . </li></ul>
    14. 14. But Wait… <ul><li>What was wrong with the </li></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation? </li></ul>
    15. 15. But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to enforce its laws . </li></ul>
    16. 16. But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to enforce its laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could ignore laws. </li></ul>
    17. 17. But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to enforce its laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could ignore laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to collect taxes to pay for the military. </li></ul>
    18. 18. But Wait… <ul><li>Congress had no way to enforce its laws . </li></ul><ul><li>That meant states could ignore laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to collect taxes to pay for the military. </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles could only be changed if all states agreed. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul>
    20. 20. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>1. The Articles made a President in charge of the country. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in charge of the country. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>States would still be independent under the Articles. </li></ul>
    22. 22. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in charge of the country. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>States would still be independent under the Articles. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles were easy to change. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in charge of the country. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>States would still be independent under the Articles. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles were easy to change. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>The more people a state had, the more votes it got in Congress. </li></ul>
    24. 24. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles made a President in charge of the country. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>States would still be independent under the Articles. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles were easy to change. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>The more people a state had, the more votes it got in Congress. (F) </li></ul>
    25. 25. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>5. Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. </li></ul>
    26. 26. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow. </li></ul>
    27. 27. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles of Confederation created the first American government. </li></ul>
    28. 28. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation <ul><li>True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T) </li></ul><ul><li>Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow. (F) </li></ul><ul><li>The Articles of Confederation created the first American government. (T) </li></ul>
    29. 29. “ This government is too small !”
    30. 30. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ ____ __ between the _____________ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________. </li></ul>
    31. 31. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the _____________ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________. </li></ul>
    32. 32. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________. </li></ul>
    33. 33. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay __ ___ _ on goods that came from other __________. </li></ul>
    34. 34. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay _ taxes _ on goods that came from other __________. </li></ul>
    35. 35. Trouble in Paradise <ul><li>Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay _ taxes _ on goods that came from other __ states __. </li></ul>
    36. 36. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul>
    37. 37. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on fishing , while others mostly grew crops . </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on fishing , while others mostly grew crops . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>States had different sizes . </li></ul>
    39. 39. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on fishing , while others mostly grew crops . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>States had different sizes . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some states had many people and some states had few . </li></ul></ul>
    40. 40. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on fishing , while others mostly grew crops . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>States had different sizes . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some states had many people and some states had few . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People had different opinions . </li></ul>
    41. 41. <ul><li>States had different needs . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, some states depended on fishing , while others mostly grew crops . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>States had different sizes . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some states had many people and some states had few . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>People had different opinions . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people feared a central government while others thought a central government was necessary . </li></ul></ul>
    42. 42. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Everybody thought the central government should have more power. </li></ul></ul>
    43. 43. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central government should have more power. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. </li></ul></ul>
    44. 44. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central government should have more power. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different states had different needs for government to meet. </li></ul></ul>
    45. 45. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central government should have more power. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different states had different needs for government to meet. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The states all got along with each other. </li></ul></ul>
    46. 46. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central government should have more power. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different states had different needs for government to meet. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The states all got along with each other. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The government created by the Articles of Confederation had everything under control between the states. </li></ul></ul>
    47. 47. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States <ul><ul><li>True or false? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Everybody thought the central government should have more power. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some people were afraid states might lose their independence. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different states had different needs for government to meet. (T) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The states all got along with each other. (F) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The government created by the Articles of Confederation had everything under control between the states. (F) </li></ul></ul>
    48. 48. Articles of Confederation New Idea Legislative branch only
    49. 49. Articles of Confederation New Idea Legislative branch only <ul><li>Split power between: </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative </li></ul><ul><li>Executive </li></ul><ul><li>Judicial </li></ul>
    50. 50. VA v. NJ Populations in 1787 ~ 747,000 ~ 184,000
    51. 51. Poll: What do you think? <ul><li>Is it more fair for every state to have the same amount of power or for states with more people to have more power? </li></ul><ul><li>All states should have the same power </li></ul><ul><li>Larger states should have more power </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul>
    52. 52. Ta-Da! Presenting… The Constitution! Finally!
    53. 53. Preamble <ul><li>“ We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” </li></ul>
    54. 54. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws
    55. 55. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS
    56. 56. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS House of Representatives
    57. 57. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws CONGRESS House of Representatives Senate
    58. 58. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws
    59. 59. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws The President
    60. 60. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The President The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws The Supreme Court
    61. 61. Article The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The President The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws
    62. 62. THE BRANCHES The Legislative Branch Makes Laws House of Representatives Senate The Judicial Branch Interprets Laws The President The Executive Branch Carries Out Laws The Supreme Court
    63. 63. Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Congress can make/carry out laws but cannot make/carry out laws. </li></ul>
    64. 64. Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can make laws but cannot carry out laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The President can make/carry out laws but cannot make/carry out laws. </li></ul>
    65. 65. Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can make laws but cannot carry out laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The President can carry out laws but cannot make laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The courts cannot make/carry out or make/carry out laws, but they can interpret what laws mean. </li></ul>
    66. 66. Mini Quiz #3 The Three Branches <ul><li>Choose the correct words: </li></ul><ul><li>Congress can make laws but cannot carry out laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The President can carry out laws but cannot make laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The courts cannot make or carry out laws, but they can interpret what laws mean. </li></ul>
    67. 67. Article
    68. 68. Article <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to treat other states’ citizens the same as their own citizens? </li></ul><ul><li> YES  NO </li></ul>
    69. 69. Article <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to treat other states’ citizens the same as their own citizens? </li></ul><ul><li> NO </li></ul>
    70. 70. Article
    71. 71. Article <ul><li>How could the Articles of Confederation be changed? </li></ul><ul><li> Majority vote  Unanimous vote </li></ul>
    72. 72. Article <ul><li>How could the Articles of Confederation be changed? </li></ul><ul><li> Unanimous vote! </li></ul>
    73. 73. Article
    74. 74. Article <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to follow the laws Congress passed? </li></ul><ul><li> YES  NO </li></ul>
    75. 75. Article <ul><li>Did the Articles of Confederation require states to follow the laws Congress passed? </li></ul><ul><li> NO </li></ul>
    76. 76. Article
    77. 77. Article <ul><li>The Articles of Confederation had to be approved by all states involved! </li></ul><ul><li>(How many was that?) </li></ul>
    78. 78. Article <ul><li>The Articles of Confederation had to be approved by all states involved! </li></ul><ul><li>13 </li></ul>
    79. 79. The Amendments (That means stuff they added later.) Did they add spots? No, silly! They added rights!
    80. 80. The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul>
    81. 81. The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul>
    82. 82. The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slavery </li></ul>
    83. 83. The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Right to vote at age 18 </li></ul>
    84. 84. The Amendments <ul><li>Freedom of speech </li></ul><ul><li>No cruel and unusual punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Abolish slavery </li></ul><ul><li>Right to vote at age 18 </li></ul><ul><li>… And many others! </li></ul>
    85. 85. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are made by the _____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> executive legislative </li></ul>
    86. 86. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>Laws are made by the _____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> executive legislative </li></ul>
    87. 87. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>2. States must treat people from other states _______. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> the same differently </li></ul>
    88. 88. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>2. States must treat people from other states _______. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> the same differently </li></ul>
    89. 89. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>3. Laws passed by Congress are _____ to state laws. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> superior inferior </li></ul>
    90. 90. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>3. Laws passed by Congress are _____ to state laws. </li></ul><ul><li> A B </li></ul><ul><li> superior inferior </li></ul>
    91. 91. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>4. Congress has _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>one chamber two chambers </li></ul>
    92. 92. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>4. Congress has _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>one chamber two chambers </li></ul>
    93. 93. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>5. Each state gets two representatives (votes) in the _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>House of Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives </li></ul>
    94. 94. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>5. Each state gets two representatives (votes) in the _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>House of Senate </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives </li></ul>
    95. 95. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>6. In the House of Representatives, the number of representatives each state gets is based on its _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Population Taxes </li></ul>
    96. 96. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>6. In the House of Representatives, the number of representatives each state gets is based on its _______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Population Taxes </li></ul>
    97. 97. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>7. The President is the head of the ____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Executive </li></ul>
    98. 98. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>7. The President is the head of the ____ branch. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Legislative Executive </li></ul>
    99. 99. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>8. The executive branch ______ laws. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Carries out Interprets </li></ul>
    100. 100. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>8. The executive branch ______ laws. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Carries out Interprets </li></ul>
    101. 101. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>9. One goal of the Constitution is to establish ______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li> Justice Anarchy </li></ul>
    102. 102. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>9. One goal of the Constitution is to establish ______. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li> Justice Anarchy </li></ul>
    103. 103. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>10. The articles of the Constitution don’t </li></ul><ul><li>say anything about _____. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li> Rights Laws </li></ul>
    104. 104. Last Mini Quiz! <ul><li>Under the Constitution… </li></ul><ul><li>10. The articles of the Constitution don’t </li></ul><ul><li>say anything about _____. </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li> Rights Laws </li></ul>
    105. 105. The End!

    ×