states fighting Shays Rebellion showed the weaknesses of not fully united

States fighting shays rebellion showed the weaknesses

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states fighting ■ Shay’s Rebellion showed the weaknesses of not fully united states; showed tyranny and lack of loyalty, potential anarchy. Government need for the Regulation of money. Constitution : a nation’s basic law; creates political institutions, assigns or divides power, provides guarantees to citizens Summarize the major compromises of the Constitutional Convention. Bicameral Legislature : compromise between New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan because the House of Representatives is by population density and the Senate is two per state 3/5ths Compromise : Southern states had more slaves and wanted them to count so they would have more representation, but the north didn’t want them to count. The compromise was that 3 out of 5 slaves would count. Article V : of the Constitution so that they could make changes to it later and wouldn’t have to do it right away.
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Explain why Madison thought a republic was the best form of government. Madisonian Model - central gov with Legislative, Executive, and Judiciary branches; no one branch has all of the power. Making laws is difficult but so is expanding power. Electoral College Virginia Plan : proportional representation by state population New Jersey Plan : equal representation to every state Describe the major issues between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists in the debates over ratification of the Constitution. Federalists : national power ■ support Constitution ■ fine with government power ■ Indirect elections, longer terms, elite rule Anti-Federalists : state power ■ opposed Constitution because felt the new government would compromise the freedom they had fought for ■ wanted less government power ■ Direct elections, shorter terms, common man rule Compromise being able to amend the Constitution, Bill of Rights protect freedoms Summarize the arguments made by Madison in Federalist 10 and Federalist 51. Federalist 10: the root of all political conflict is based on the unequal distribution of wealth and property; larger republics are better at diluting factions Federalist 51 : check ambition against ambition with separation of powers and checks and balances; enable to control governed and oblige to control self Describe and illustrate with examples, the system of checks and balances. Checks and Balance s: each branch needs the consent of the others for many actions ■ Legislative: makes laws ■ Executive: enforces laws ■ Judicial: interprets laws
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Thwarting Tyranny of Majority ■ Limiting Majority control of government ■ Separating Powers ■ Creating Checks and Balances ■ Establishing a Federal System Describe how the constitutional can be amended and identify the actors involved.
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