CONSTITUTIONSL CONVENTION 1887Constitutional Convention, (1787), in U.S. history, convention that drew up the Constitution of the United States.
FEDS VS ANTI FEDSFEDS: strong central government and held power from 1789 to 1801ANTI FEDS:who unsuccessfully opposed the strong central government envisioned in the U.S. Constitution
Constitution of the United States of America, the fundamental law of the U.S. federal system of government and a landmark document of the Western world. It became the official framework of the government of the United States of America when New Hampshire became the ninth of 13 states to ratify it.
RADIFICATION OF US CONSTITUTION 1788
COMMERCE AND SLAVE TRADE COMPROMISE 1789Protecting the interests of slaveholders by forbidding Congress the power to tax the export of goods from any state, and, for 20 years, the power to act on the slave trade.This was part of a deal with New England states. In exchange for the fugitive slave clause, the New England states got concessions on shipping and trade.
BILL OF RIGHTS DECEMBER 5TH 1791The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which were adopted as a single unit It guarantees civil rights and liberties to the individual—like freedom of speech, press, and religion
ENGLISH BILL OF RIGHTS 1791
Which constitute a collection of mutually reinforcing guarantees of individual rights and of limitations on federal and state governments.Particularly the Virginia Declaration of Rights of 1776, which incorporated a number of the protections of the 1689 English Bill of Rights and Magna Carta.
JUDICIAL:The judicial branch is headed by the Supreme Court of the United States, which interprets the Constitution and federal legislation.
LEGESLATIVE:The U.S. Congress, the legislative branch of the federal government, consists of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT 1791
CONTRIBUTES TO CONSTITUTION: A NEW FORM OF GOVERNMENT
EXECUTIVE:The executive branch is headed by the president, who must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, at least 35 years old, and a resident of the country for at least 14 years