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Check on Supreme Court and Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
PLAN TO UNITE STATES:

1) Two houses
2) Favored Big States
________________PLAN
COMPROMISE BIG AND SMALL STATES AGREED TO.
1) 2 separate houses
2) 3 branches of government
Virginia Plan
DEAL BETWEEN N AND S-
3 out of 5 slaves = would count in
population survey
___________Deal
PUPRPOSE OF "PREAMBLE"
To tell what the Constitution was to do
"FATHER OF THE CONSTITUTION"
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3 BRANCHES (PARTS) OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
1) Judicial (Supreme Court)

2) Executive (President)

3) Legislative(Made up
of House and Senate)
SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT SET UP BY THE "FOUNDING FATHERS"
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"FOUNDING FATHERS"--Guys who put together the new government
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH:
1) pass laws
2) coin money
3) declare war
4) collect taxes
5) borrow money
6) collect debts
EXECUTIVE BRANCH:
1)_______________________
2)________________________
3)________________________
4)_________________________
JUDICIAL BRANCH:
1)__________________________
2)__________________________
3)__________________________
4)__________________________
SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT POWER DIVIDED BETWEEN NATIONAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS
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System means kind or name
Articles of Confederation
Written by Continental Congress
Articles of Confederation
Federal Government had NO power to tax
Habeaus Corpus
Only time suspended is during war.
Bills of Rights added to Constitution...
States would agree to sign it because they were afraid rights would be lost.
3 branches of government
separation of powers
Second Continental Congress
Wanted to make one nation out of thirteen colonies
Ratified
Accepted