Lecture_2_Constitution

Lecture_2_Constitution - Learning Objectives: At the end of...

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Learning Objectives: At the end of this lecture, you will be able to: 1. Describe the distribution of power in three types of political systems: unitary, federalist, and confederation. 2. Describe the general structure of the Articles of Confederation. 3. Identify the three problems with the Articles of Confederation. 4. Contrast the views of the federalists and anti-federalists. 5. Explain how the Great Compromise represented a compromise between the interests of small and large states. 6. Explain why the small states supported the presidential selection process. 7. Explain the Myth of the Three-Fifths Compromise.  
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1. Origins of the American Revolution A. Increased taxes in the colonies 1) Cover costs of military presence a) Taxation without Representation! B. First Continental Congress (1774) 1) Primary Objective: C. Second Continental Congress (1775-1781) 1) Declaration of Independence
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2. Instituting a New Government: A. Fundamental Question: Who gets power! 1) National vs. State a) Three options: (1) Unitary System: (2) Federal System (3) Confederation b) POWER POINT.  
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A. Three Branches of Government 1) Legislative branch: Writes the laws. 2) Executive branch: Carries out the laws.
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