Lecture 6

Lecture 6 - The U.S. Constitution (continued) 5) What were...

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The U.S. Constitution (continued) 5) What were the goals and concerns of the framers? [A Digression: The European Union] Europeans fighting amongst themselves, history of warfare Response to Cold War-unified European countries—military alliance NATO Eastern Europe had own block under Soviet Control Western part joined under NATO 6) Who were the framers? 31 were college graduates 2 had been college presidents 3 had been college professors 5 were under 30 1/3 were under 45 34 were lawyers 7) What are the important principles established in the U.S. Constitution National Supremacy Federalism-- Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances Republican Government 8) Back to the book publishing company 9) What were the two main elements of controversy at the Constitutional Convention? 2 main battles o Logic of representation by population o Slavery—resolved with 3/5 compromise—word slave never appeared in Constitution o Dual Dynamic
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