The United States beat Britain. This war has lasted for 3 years 1812-1815. Now we have freedom. The British no longer own us. Before this war The Constitution was created, which will include how our country should be. Also we created the Bill of Rights which will include our rights. This war started because of a lot of tensions we had with the British. These problems were talked about at the Constitutional Convention before this war. On May 14, 1787 the Constitutional Convention was held in the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia. There were 55 delegates from various states that attended this convention. George Washington was the leader of this convention. They discussed many problems that the United States of America had. This Convention took a very long time to end. It ended on September 17, 1787. Creating different branches was a topic at the Constitutional Convention. These Branches were the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branch. The Legislative Branch is basically the congress. This branch is also split up into two groups the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Executive Branch is basically the President. This branch only has one group after it the Vice President. The last branch is the Judicial Branch which is basically the Judges. This last branch only has one group after it too, which is the Supreme Court. These branches organize the country. The preamble of the Constitution which is: We the people of the United States, in order to form a…
given the circumstances and is within the boundaries of law, then it should be widely accepted and even supported. Therefore, the implementation of the Shariah Law in the U.S is compatible with the U.S. First Amendment and Article VI of the U.S. Constitution.
The First Amendment states that “… the congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion”. Some argue that passing the Shariah Law violates the First Amendment because the Shariah Law appears to force the people of other religions…
The United states was established as democratic republic based on the priciples found in the Constitution.Throughout the period from 1787 to 1865,as the national gorvernment increased its power,The United States attempted to maintain a seperation of powers in which the purposes of government could be fullfilled and th epowers of government would be the powers of government would be distributed amongst state and federal levels.
The general government assumes undelegated powers…
THE BIRTH OF THE CONSTITUTION
The Articles of Confederation
a. Confederation: When a group of people or nations form an alliance.
b. Constituiton: A system of laws by which a country is governed.
c. Commerce: Buying or selling/ exchanging of goods.
2. What was the first form of our national government? The articles of confederation.
3. For a law to pass, how many states had to agree? 9 states.
4. What were the powers of congress under the Articles of Confederation? Congress…
contrast essay that compares state and federal powers. Refer to the Venn diagram on page 94 of your textbook if you need help organizing your essay. Your essay should be at least 3 paragraphs
1. Express powers: Powers that the Constitution explicitly grants the federal government. These include the powers to:
o Collect taxes
o Regulate interstate commerce
o Coin money, regulate currency, set standards of weights and measures
o Declare war
o Raise and maintain an army and navy…
Constitution PaperChristina WitherellHis/110October 27, 2014Thomas Ward
Constitution PaperHow the Constitution addressed the weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation is best described if we can discuss a few weaknesses and the constitutions solution to each problem. We have five weaknesses here that we can discuss the solutions to. (1) No Executive branch (Article II, Section 1). With no president the government would have lacked a leader and someone to make the ultimate decisions on actions…
The longest article in the Constitution vests legislative power in the Senate and the House of Representatives. It describes the organization of Congress and lists its specific powers, known as enumerated or delegated powers. Through the necessary and proper clause (also called the elastic clause), Congress can make laws needed to carry out its enumerated powers. Article I also lists the powers denied to Congress and the states.The full faith and credit clause requires that the legislative and judicial…
I found it amazing how you have all created the Constitution. The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. We have learned about the Constitution for a while now. Now, we have learned how the Constitution involved lots of compromising and teamwork. It was hard for you to compromise, because you had a large group of people and you all had different opinions. I’ve learned James Madison is known as the Father of the Constitution. We've talked about how we had a new government began. Later…
Constitution of the united states
Section I: Allows for the House of Representatives and Senate to be the legislative powers of the United States.
Section II: Sets the guidelines for the members of the House of Representatives
Section III: Sets the guidelines for the members of the Senate
Section IV: Legislature determines when to hold elections, Congress meets every year on the first Monday in December.
Section V: Gives rules that govern the meetings of Congress
and redrafted the articles of the new Constitution. Among the chief points at issue were how much power to allow the central government, how many representatives in Congress to allow each state, and how these representatives should be elected--directly by the people or by the state legislators. The work of many minds, the Constitution stands as a model of cooperative statesmanship and the art of compromise.
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The article "A More Perfect Union"…
Opinions of the Constitution of 1787
During the debate about the Constitution of 1787, there were three main opinions. The Federalists believed the Constitution was perfect and did not need any more changes before ratifying. The Anti-Federalists opinion was that there needed to be more rights for individual citizens added to the Constitution and a greater balance between the central government and states. The third opinion was pro-citizen and wanted…