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To be successful, what must gov. control?
The people/governed and itself
How did madison set up our govt. to do this?
He made the federalists paper
What do anti-federalists fear?
1. lose their rights
2. states will lose power
3. army controlled by congress
Federalist position
support the constitution
Anit-federalist position
against the const.
The federalist papers
a series of essays written by james madison, john jay and alexander hamilton to convince people to ratify the const.
RATIFICATION OF THE CONST
1. 19 of 13 states had to ratify the const. in order for it to go into effect
The Legislative Branch
1. consists of two houses, the senate and the house of rep.
2. most important power of congress is to make laws.
3. powers given to congress are called delegated powers.[ coin money, declare war, and regulate trade]
The Executive Branch
1. consists of the pres, vice and the cabinet.
2. pres enforces the laws, not makes them.
3. he can also make treaties and appoint judges.
4. const. doesnt say much about the president, so it was up to GW to set the standard.
The Judicial Branch
1. consists of the national court system
2. supreme court judges the constitutionality of laws
3. pres nominates judges, but the senate must approve them.
PROBLEMS IN THE WEST
1. britt. still held forts in the west and spain continues to shut down the miss. river to am shipping.
2. brittish and spainish armed the indians and encouraged them to rebel against the US.
IN 1793 THE FRENCH AND BRITTISH GO TO WAR AGAIN
washington wanted to stay nuetral

** dealing with these issues shows that the US government is much stronger under the const. then the A of C!
Jays treaty
Brittish agreed to withdraw from american soil and pay damages for seizing ships
Pickneys Treaty
Spain agreed to give the US unrestricted access to the miss river.