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30 Cards in this Set

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habeas corpus
get to be seen and heard in a courtroom
New Jersey Plan
1 state 1 vote
1 house Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Congress has 2 houses
Executive Branch
John Marshall
cheif justice during the early 1800's
Virginia Plan
Representation based on Population. 2 houses
appellate jurisdiction
review previous courts judgement
Judicial Branch
Supreme Court
Implied Powers
Power in COnstitution not specifically listed
Legislative Branch
COngress; House of Representatives and Senate
process of becoming a citizen
Connecticut Plan
2 House Congress
1 Based on Population
1 Based on 1 state 1 vote
Enumerated Powers
Power specifically written in Constitution
Marbury v. Madison
gave power of judicial reveiw
3 Restictions
3 restictions placed on Congressional power by the constitution is that they cannot tax products from other states, they cannot issue titles of nobility (kings), or favor one states seaport.
William Patterson
proposed NJ plan
Discuss both the Northern and Southern Views on slavery. Why did they hold the opinions of slavery that they did?
Most Northeners belived slavery was bad and morally and ethically wrong, because they didn't have many plantations up north, and even if they did, they were small, so they didn't need much help. The southeners however, had many plantations, and basically all of them were very big and they needed more help that wouldn't need to be paid.
original juristiction
location were court case is first heard-tried
delegated powers
powers goven to the National/federal government
George Washington
first president of the constituton
concurrent power
powers shared by the Federal and States government
ex post facto laws
ypu can't be arrested for a crime you commited before it is a law
"Elastic" Clause
nessicary and proper
Daniel Shays
he rebelled against the Mass. Gov. causing the Constitutional Convention
list and explain 3 powers the Constitution gives to the Congressional branch.
The constitution gives the congresional Branch many powers. 3 powers they were given are: the power to declare war, the power to regulate commerce (trade), and the power to establish a post office.
Roger Sherman
proposed Ct plan
Judicial Review
ability to declare laws unconstitutional
Electoral College
2 houses- 3 from D.C.- 538 people with vote for president
reserved powers
Powers given to states government
James Madison
proposed Virgina Plan- father of the constitution