2nd 6 Constitution Storyboard Blocks

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  • Philadelphia
  • William Paterson
  • The New Jersey Plan was introduced in 1787 to rival the Virginia Plan
  • Let's have 1 legislative body where each state gets one representative!
  • No! Only 1 legislative body? That's preposterous!
  • Edmund Randolph
  • Philadelphia
  • Roger Sherman
  • We will have 2 houses! Every state gets 2 votes in the upper house and the lower house is based on population.
  • The Great Compromise, also called the Connecticut Compromise, was founded in 1787
  • I like it!
  • I guess that seems fair
  • William Paterson
  • Montesquieu
  • The government should be separated into 3 branches, I've said so for years in my writings.
  • The idea of separating the government into 3 different branches was considered to be added to the Constitution, this was not a new idea.
  • Yes! I have to agree, if I do say so myself!
  • John Locke
  • No! This is absurd!
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • The cabinet ( Individual federal agencies responsible for the enforcement and administration of federal laws).
  • The executive branch is made up of the president ( head of state, commander in chief, enforcer of federal rules and regulations, appoints leaders of federal agencies ).
  • Vice president ( on hand to take over for president, president of United States Senate).
  • The judicial branch, established by article 3 of the Constitution, allows the president to elect officials of this branch and congress must confirm them.
  • Congress has the power to create courts that are lesser than the supreme court, such as district courts and courts of appeals.
  • Congress is given the power to determine the structure of the judiciary system and can choose the number of justices.
  • Article 1 of the Constitution established the legislative branch. There are 2 houses, the senate and the house of representatives which make up the senate. This branch can impeach federal officials and initiate bills.
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