1789. sought liberty and equality and fraternity
Life, Liberty, and Property was turned into Life, Liberty, and __________ by who
Pursuit of happiness, Jefferson
Complaint against Britain in the Declaration
King allowed the slave trade but enocouraged slaves to revolt against masterse
Who wrote the
Two Treatises of Government? Basic principles?
John Locke. Born with equal rights. Consent of the governed.
How many states origionally adopted the constitution? What 2 states were left
without written constitutions?
8 states adopted. Rhode Island and Connecticut didn’t have them
Nickname for Articles of Confederation
League of friendship
3 Weakness of Articles of Confederation
Lack of power to levy taxes or regulate commerce, no judicial system, all 13 states had to
agree to amend articles.
Location and Year of Constitutional Convention
Pennsylvania Constiution: year, where was the power placed, terms of elected, was
their an executive?
1776, one house system, one year terms, no exec
Massachusetts Constitution: year, level of democratic, designation of powers, terms
1780, separation of powers, far less democratic, judges served for life, exec could veto
Philidelphia Convention: total number of delegates, how many were active?
55, 30 active
Of signers, what were there occupations
8 signed declaration, 7 governors, 34 lawyers, 39 served under past congress, 1/3
Key men at Philidelphia Convention
Washington, Madison, franklin, Hamilton
Questions to debate after the constitution was completed
How strong should govt be, how much power should states have
Madisons solution to questions of how to plan government