Constitutional Foundations of American Government

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Constitutional Foundations of  American Government POS 2042
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OUTLINE I. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AS A  TAX REVOLT II. THE CONSTITUTIONAL  CONVENTION (1787) III.  THE CONSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURE  OF THE UNITED STATES  GOVERNMENT IV.  AMENDING THE CONSTITUTION
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I. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AS A  TAX REVOLT A. 1756-1763: The French and Indian  War B.  Class structure of the Colonies 1.  Northeastern Merchants 2.  Southern planters 3.  Royal bureaucrats 4.  Urban middle classes 5.  Small farmers 6.  Slaves
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I. THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AS A  TAX REVOLT C.  Continental Congresses (1774- 1787) D.  The Articles of Confederation This was the first national  constitution. Purpose was to limit powers of the  central government No president Enforcement of laws left to state  governors Each state had a single vote
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Articles of Confederation, continued…. All binding decisions had to be 9 of 
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