Chapter 2.3 - Chapter 2: Constitution PART 1 Constitution's...

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Chapter 2: Constitution PART 1 Constitution’s Compromises: - the constitution is full of compromises and those features can be read in chapter 2. The list below is a more general list of what the federal and the state governments got. - national power: o foreign affairs o declare war o imports/exports o interstate commerce o immigration o federal court system o taxes o coin money o provide fo the general welfare o Necessary and proper clause: the federal government can pass/enact any laws to accomplish the tasks above - state power o taxes o commerce within states o maintain state militias o sate court systems o 10 th amendment: state governments can use any power not explicitly granted to the national government Big Questions: What were the main arguments of Federalist #10 and #51? What were the criticisms of the Articles of Confederation? What were the Anti-Federalists’ fears about the new Constitution? Were they right? THE CONNECTICUT COMPROMISE (THE GREAT COMPROMISE) - important features of the constitution: commerce clause and the necessary and proper clause o answered the ambiguities of the question of power: the states had all the power under the old constitution (articles of confederation) so switching to
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Chapter 2.3 - Chapter 2: Constitution PART 1 Constitution's...

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