Post Rev War Problems
The Framers Debate
The Document itself
Executive Responsibilities
Checks and Balances
100
The states were all printing currency without credit or gold reserves. When it becomes devalued it is known as this.
What is inflation
100
What is name a plan of government that would recognized states as independent while also giving power to a central governing body.
federalism
100
What is branch of government described in Article 1 of the constitution that outlines how the states would be represented.
Legislative
100
What is name adopted from the position chosen for George Washington as he watched over the constitutional convention.
The President
100
What is president check on legislative powers to pass a new bill?
A veto
200
After the revolutionary war the government was run by a loose friendship or common bond known as this.
Articles of Confederation
200
What is the plan for choosing representatives to serve in the national government based on the states population?
The Virginia Plan
200
Article 6 of the constitutions states that the constitution is the governing or ruling document of the republic, making it the most important or otherwise known as
supreme (supreme law of the land)
200
What is manner in which the president is chosen for office?
Electoral College
200
The legislative power to question a leaders abuse of authority or expell them from their government position.
impeachment.
300
After the Revolutionary war the states resorted back to their own unique cultures, people, and traditions that lacked this sense of pride or loyalty to their country.
What is nationalism
300
What is the plan for choosing representatives from the states based on equal representation?
The new Jersey Plan
300
What is the opening introduction to the document stating the purpose and goals of the government it describes.
The preamble
300
What is title given to the president that symbolizes his control over the armed forces.
Commander in Chief
300
The judicial power to call into question or declare a new bill as against the governments goals and objectives.
Unconstitutional
400
The government under the articles of confederation lacked the power to levy these in order to raise money that could have helped pay off war debts.
What are taxes.
400
What is name for the two house compromise proposed by the delegates from Connecticut ?
The Great Compromise (Bicameral)
400
Article 7 describes how the constitution must be approved by at least 9 of the 13 states in a process known as
ratification
400
What is title given to the president when he deals with foreign nations?
Head of State
400
the power to declare war.
What is legislative branches power to check on the executive branches ability to control the military?
500
Who is the veteran that organized a mass rebellion in Massachusetts to protest unfair taxes, lack of compensation from the Continental Army, and property seizures of he and his fellow farmers property?
Daniel Shays
500
What is the fraction of a person that slaves were counted as in their states census?
3/5ths
500
The framers wrote Article 5 to ensure that the government would be flexible and adapt to the times allowing room for these to be added or changed.
Amendments
500
What is title for the chosen assistants that advise the president on matters in their area of expertise?
Cabinet
500
The legislative branch can override the veto power of the president by getting this vote in both houses of congress?
2/3rds
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