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Title: Review Questions Quiz 8.3 Packet Pages 11-12


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Review Questions Quiz 8.3 Packet Pages 11-12
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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Where was the
Constitutional Convention?
  • Independence Hall (or the State House)
  • Philadelphia Pennsylvania

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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION What was the purpose of
the Constitutional Convention?
  • At first, to revise (fix) the Articles of
    Confederation.
  • Ended up creating the Constitution in their
    place.

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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Who was elected
President of the Constitutional Convention?
  • George Washington

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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Who was at the
Constitutional Convention?
  • Representatives from 12 of the states

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CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION Who was NOT at the
Constitutional Convention? (and why?)
  • Women, African Americans and American Indians
  • Because they were not considered citizens

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THE GREAT COMPROMISE What was the New Jersey Plan?
  • Representation based on equality
  • Each state has the same number of representatives

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THE GREAT COMPROMISE What was the Virginia Plan?
  • Representation based on population
  • More people in your state more representatives

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THE GREAT COMPROMISE Which plan was for the BIG
states?
  • The Virginia Plan

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THE GREAT COMPROMISE Which plan was for the SMALL
states?
  • The New Jersey Plan

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THE GREAT COMPROMISE What did the Great
Compromise do?
  • Combined the Virginia Plan the New Jersey Plan.
  • Created a bicameral (2 house) legislative branch
    called Congress (Senate House of
    Representatives).
  • In one part (Senate) each state is equal.
  • In the other part, (House of Representatives) it
    is dependant on population.

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BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT What does the judicial
branch do?
  • Interprets (applies) the laws
  • Includes the Supreme Court Justices (judges)

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BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT What does the executive
branch do?
  • Enforces the laws
  • Includes the President and his departments
  • (like the department of education)

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BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT What does the legislative
branch do?
  • Makes laws (legislation)
  • Includes Congress,
  • (the House of Representatives the Senate)

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BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT What keeps any one branch
from being too powerful?
  • Checks and balances

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What is federalism?
  • Power is distributed (shared) between a central
    authority (federal government) and the states

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What did they decide to do about the slave trade?
  • It could continue for 20 years
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