Judicial-Includes the supreme court, they decide cases of federal and state law, and decide cases involving ambassadors Executive-Includes the president and the vice president, the president develops federal policies, national budgets, and federalofficials. Legislative-2 senators are appointed to every state and representatives are also appointed according to population, this group makes laws, regulate national trade, and set taxes.
Declaration of Independence
All men are created equal.
The separation of powers was created so one branch of government didn't become too powerful.
Articles Of Confederation
Daisy Gardner Block:7 10-25-18
The three branches of government are the Legislative branch, the judicial branch, and the executive branch.
The articles are weak!
The Declaration of Independence was created to express the ideas of colonists and their desires to have a democratic government. The document was basically an explanation and agreement of natural rights.
Bill Of Rights
1)Freedom of speech, religion, press, to assemble, and to petition. 2)Right to bear arms. 3)No quartering of soldiers. 4)No unreasonable search and seizure. 5)Indictments:Due process; self incrimination. 6)Right to fair and speedy public trial, notice of accusations, confronting one's accuser. 7)Right to trial by jury in civil cases. 8)No excessive bail and fines or cruel and unusual punishment. 9)There are other rights not written in the constitution. 10)All rights not given to federal government belong to states and people.
Although the articles of confederation were colonists attempt at a democratic government, they weak because there was no separation powers, a weak central government, and no power to tax, a farmer named Shay took into his own hands to convince people that a central government was needed. This was known as Shay's rebellion.
Many people came together to discuss the problems of the Articles of Confederation and tried to resolve some of the issues themselves.
The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments in the Constitution. Many people who signed the constitution were federalists, such as, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton.