Ch-2 The Living Constitution Study Guide
separation of powers
independent executive agencies
The Federalist #78
Balanced Budget Amendment
The Federalist # 51
Campaign Finance 101
1. In what year and what President first asserted the need for campaign finance reform?
2. In what way did Congress respond to question #1?
3. Summarize the intent of the laws (statutes) that followed between 1907-1966 in regar
Arguments Against Judicial Review
We consider our nation to be a democratic republic; the very idea of judicial
review is undemocratic.
The effect of judicial review in ruling legislation unconstitutional is to nullify the
finished product of the lawmakin
Chapter 3- American Federalism Study Guide
necessary & proper clause
tax & spend power
Campaign Finance 101
Federal Election Campaign Acts of 1971, 74, 76, 79
As early as 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt asserted the need for campaign finance reform and called for
legislation to ban corporate contributions for political purposes. In respo
Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jeffersons Early Clashes
*The differences in political philosophy led Hamilton and Jefferson to disagree greatly on
a number of specific issues regarding how the new government should be run.
*Interpretation of the necessary
Unit 1 Fast Forward Notes for 9-10-13
II. Different Systems of Government
No two nations have exactly the same form of government
Over time, however, political analysts have developed various ways of classifying
different systems of government
One of the
Unit 1 Fast Forward Notes
VI. To Ratify Or Not To RatifyFederalist vs. Anti-Federalist:
Soon after adopting the new Constitution, the framers had to go back to their states
and sell the idea.
Quickly two sides emerged.
Federalist wanted to adopt new const
2. Struggle In The States:
Over the next four years states wrestled with ratification.
Federalist cause was generally popular in the cities, but they
were outnumbered in the general population.
Well organized and knew how to gather
*Election of 1796
Federalist John Adams wins by a slight margin and Democratic-Republican
Thomas Jefferson becomes vice-president
Jefferson and his followers begin to criticize the Federalist Adams administration
and prominent Federalists in Congress pass