Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 2 Lecture Two class 2008 [5]

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The Constitution and its ratification : – Each branch to have power to check the others (Checks and Balances) – Each branch needed the others to operate – “Separation of Powers” Separation of Powers – Electoral College & Senate control by states protect 1788 State Ratification conventions convened, but a national debate took place: – Federalists – Madison / Hamilton / Jay • Federalist Papers / widely circulated pamphle Federalist Papers / widely circulated pamphlet
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Unformatted text preview: • Workable strong gov’t, but restrained – Anti-Federalists – Patrick Henry / Sam Adams • Increase taxes, &power to rich, weaken States • No guarantee of individual liberty – VA / NY ratify in June 1788: With Bill of Rights • First election – 1789: George Washington unopposed John Adams VP Unit 2 Lecture Two Hollinger 1301 5 – George Washington unopposed – John Adams VP – Inaugurated April 1789 in NYC...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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