Lesson 2p - 1 Lesson 2 Chapter 2, continued Framing the...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Lesson 2 Chapter 2, continued Framing the Constitution The Convention It was clear from the beginning that amending the Articles was not enough (especially with the unanimous requirement in the way), so it was decided that the Articles would be scrapped and start anew. The Framers The Framers All wealthy, with prestige, power, influence, and education. tendencies. Themes John Locke & his not so whack Natural Rights. Suspicious of . Against populism & majority tyranny. Suspicious of . Distrustful of . The Easy Results Republicanism (dont confuse with the Party). Govt run by those . left to determine election qualifications. B l d t Balanced government. All groups should be represented. No one group will dominate. 2 The Easy Results Separation of Powers The principle of dividing governmental powers among different branches of government. . Checks and balances. [E]ach branch of government can check the actions of the others. . See p. 21. The Easy Results The 3 branches of government. I.e., Congress = Senate & House of Reps Law . I.e., The President. Law . I.e., the Supreme Court Law . The Easy Results powers (aka delegated powers). Powers specifically granted to the federal t b th Write: Gave federal govt government by the Constitution. Limited federal govts powers to . All other powers reserved to states (10 th Amendment) 3 The Easy Results Nationalism The centralization of government powers at the national level. ....
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Lesson 2p - 1 Lesson 2 Chapter 2, continued Framing the...

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