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Amendments
Offical Changes
Reforms
Imrovments
Constituional Convention
THe delegates gathered, 1st session
Virginia Plan
Leaguie of friendship between states
New Jersey Plan
Set of resoulutions
Legislative Branch
Write the laws
Executive branch
carry out the laws
judical branch
interpret laws
House of Rpersentatives
THe lower house
Senate
upper house
Federalisim
Divided power between state and national government.
Federalists
Supporters of the constituion.
Antifederalists
Peole against the constituion
Legislative Branch (Checks and Balances)
- Write the laws
- Confirms presidental appointments
- Ratifies treaties
- Aporpiates money
- declares war
Executive Branch (chekcs and balances)
- Proposes laws
- Administrates Laws
- Comands armed forces
- Appoints ambassadors and othe officals
- Conducts foreign polices
- Negotiates treaties
Judical Branch
- Interprets the Constituion and laws
- Reviews lower court decisions
1st amendment
Right to Speech, religion, Assembly, Pettion, and press.
2nd amendment
right to keep weapons
3rd amendment
quatering of troops
4th amendment
search warrants
5th amendment
rights of a accuseds persons
6th
right to a fair and speedy trial
7th
right to a trial by jury
8th amendment
bails, fines, punishments