US Constitution

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  • U.S Constituition Jack McDonough
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  • We need something better
  • We need three branches 
  • The Articles of Confederation is not working out.
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  • We can have three branches the executive legislative and judicial branch.
  • After the colonist created the declaration of independence to become a country of there own from Great Britain they need a set of rules for there new country. In 1787 different representatives met in Philadelphia in Independence Hall to discuss a new Constitution Because the Articles of Confederation failed. It failed because it did not separate power, weak central government, and Congress did not have the power to tax.
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  • 1Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. 2Right to keep and bear arms in order to maintain a well regulated militia .3No quartering of soldiers. 4Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures. 5Right to due process of law, freedom from self-incrimination, double jeopardy. 6Rights of accused persons, e.g., right to a speedy and public trial. 7Right of trial by jury in civil cases. 8Freedom from excessive bail, cruel and unusual punishments. 9Other rights of the people.  10Powers reserved to the states.
  • Constitutional Convention and Ratification, 1787–1789. The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation.
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  • executive branch: The branch of federal and state government that is broadly responsible for implementing, supporting, and enforcing the laws. Judicial Branch: the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice.legislative Branch: The legislative branch is the part of the United States government that creates laws.With these three Branches there was a separation of power with checks and balances that makes no branch more powerful than the other 
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