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Unformatted text preview: 1/27/11 Due a week from today is the Federalist Papers-Hard copy printed out I. Lessons of Colonial Era • Fear of executive power (King, governors) • Fear of strong central government • Fear of manipulation of judges • Favorable view of legislative power II. Articles of Confederation • Continental Congress Congress of Confederation • No executive, no judiciary • No power to regulate trade • No Power to Tax • Limited to diplomacy and military power III. Confederation in Crisis 1781-1786 • Each state has vote. o Can send multiple people, but only vote no matter how many people • Passing major laws very difficult • Supermajority for major laws (9/13) • Unanimous for amendments (13/13) • Amending Articles proves impossible IV. Crisis in the States • States form trade alliances with other nations o If something benefits one nation and hurts the other, not all states will favor. Causes tension among states....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLS 2011 taught by Professor Bruceflower during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.
- Spring '11