Lesson 2L - Lesson2 Lesson 2 Chapter2,continued...

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sson 2 Lesson 2 Chapter 2, continued
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aming the Constitution Framing the Constitution The Philadelphia Convention was clear from the beginning that amending the Articles was 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 art anew start anew. The Framers All wealthy, with prestige, power, influence, and education. y, pg , p, , Conservative tendencies. Themes John Locke & his not so whack Natural Rights. Suspicious of human nature. gainst populism & “majority tyranny” Against populism & majority tyranny. Suspicious of centralized power. Distrustful of upper classes.
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he “Easy” Results The Easy Results “Easy” because there was relatively little (Ea sy because there was relatively little debate by the delegates) epublicanism (don’t confuse with the Party) Republicanism (don t confuse with the Party). Gov’t run by those elected by the people. States left to determine election qualifications. Balanced government. All groups should be represented. No one group will dominate.
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he “Easy” Results The Easy Results paration of Powers Separation of Powers “The principle of dividing governmental powers among different branches of government.” Write: Power divided. Checks and balances. “[E]ach branch of government can check the actions of the others.” Write: Branches regulating each other. See p. 21.
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he “Easy” Results The Easy Results e 3 branches of government. The 3 branches of government. Legislative I.e., Congress = Senate & House of Reps Law making . Executive I.e., The President. Law enforcing . dicial Judicial I.e., the Supreme Court Law interpreting .
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he “Easy” Results The Easy Results umerated powers Write: Enumerated powers (aka delegated powers). “Powers specifically Clearly defined Specific powers Granted to government. granted to the federal government by the onstitution ” Gave federal gov’t strong national powers. mited federal gov’t’s Constitution. Limited federal gov t s powers to only those stated. All other powers reserved to ates (10 mendment) states (10 th Amendment)
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he “Easy” Results The Easy Results ationalism Nationalism “The centralization of government powers at the national level.” Write: Strong central government. Federalism “The division of political power between the national and state levels.” rite: State & national gov’ts sharing power Write: State & national gov ts sharing power.
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