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Destinie Miner Week 8 1. Describe state constitutions. What were they like? Think of the Pennsylvania constitution. Each state chose how to set their rules and determine how the people’s power would replace royals In most states, the governor lost significant power and the legislative group would have more power In Pennsylvania: the governor was completely eliminated; a single body had complete legislative power; abolished property requirements for voting and being in office In South Carolina: in order to vote/run for office white men had to have significant amount of property; still had an elected “president”/governor In Massachusetts: the people rejected the proposed constitution because they thought they needed more say in the rules; elected representatives later met at a convention to decide on the rules for their state 2. What problems can you point out about this document? Please reference the part of the Articles that you are talking about in quotes. There was no president/executive branch - there was no one to make sure that laws passed by Congress were carried out The United States in Congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining - Article IX There were no courts/judicial branch to interpret laws or to judge appointing
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