History- test 3 - Constitutional convention Who came? 39...

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Constitutional convention - Who came? – 39 founding fathers, 55 total, 74 invited - Who didn’t come? – Thomas Jefferson, John Adams (Overseas), Patrick Henry - Who stayed to the finish?- the 39 founding fathers - Washington as permanent President- As chairperson - Various Plans o Virginia Plan (Large States Plan)- Edmund Randolph Bicameral Legislature- 2 chamber legislative branch Number of Reps based on Population of State Law house and Upper House- President elected by both Executive- have veto power Federal Judicial system Amendments o New Jersey Plan (Small States Plan)- William Paterson Unicameral Legislature- 1 vote per state Number of Reps- 1 per state One House Committee of Executives Supreme Court o Connecticut Compromise Bicameral legislature- 2 houses (Senate and House of Reps) 1 man executive Electoral college 3 Branches of Government - 7 articles of the Constitution o Article I- Legislative Branch- house and Senate o Article II- Executive Branch- describes the presidency o Article III- Judicial Branch- describes the court system
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2009 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Bullard during the Spring '08 term at Fairleigh Dickinson.

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History- test 3 - Constitutional convention Who came? 39...

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