While "remaking" the Articles, the delegates made a deal known as the 3/5 Compromise to settle the dispute between the northern and southern states, and another deal known as the Great Compromise that disputed the the conflict between large and small states' population.
Dear God! What do we do??
Yes, we should!
No, we shouldn't!
The Influences of American Government
The Mayflower Compact was one of the documents that influenced America.
The Federalists papers were written to convince people that the Constitution was good.
The Magna Carta was signed by the king to limit his power which influenced the founding fathers.
The Anti-Federalist Writings argued against the Constitution.
The Articles of Confederation was mostly a weak document. It didn't give us many advantages, which lead to protesting. They made it weak so the national government didn't have power and the states would be independent, which backfired.
The Federalists and Anti Federalists
The Convention was held because the Articles were weak, and instead of fixing it, they came up with an entire new document, which was the Constitution. But because of this, they were arguing for a long time trying to decide what to do.
The 7 Principles of the Constitution
Elect us for representatives!
These 10 amendments to the constitution will protect our freedom & rights
The influences of American Government consists of important documents throughtout the years.
Bill of Rights
The second gives us the right to own a gun.
3rd Amendment states that there will be no quartering.
The 4th Amendment states no search/seizure without a warrant.
The Federalists were people who agreed with the Constitution and Anti-federalists were people who didn't. Which led to protesting.
We love the Constitution!!!
The Constitution is horrible!!!
The 7 Principles were the foundation to the government. These principles were, and still are, used in our government system. They are what build up our government today.
These are the rules we will follow by the constitution
Checks & Balances
Every branch is equal and none are more powerful than the other.
separation of powers
The Bill of Rights were the first 10 amendments, which allowed people and states to have indepenence from the government.
The 1st Amendment gives us freedom of religion & speech.
The 5th Amendment prohibits self-incrimination.
The 6th gives us the right to an attorney and a fair trial.