Chapter 6 Flashcards
U.S Constitution
name of rewritten version of the Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
an add on to the constitution that list the freedom and rights of American citizens
General Assembly
the name for the group of people that makes laws in Georgia
Liberty
independence and freedom
Compromise
when everyone gets a little of what they wanted at first in a settlement
Republic
a kind of government that people can vote and elect who’s in charge
Federalism
when national and state governments share a power over everyone and their land.
The Constitutional Convention: When
1787
The Constitutional Convention: Where?
Philadelphia
The Constitutional Convention: How many delegates? ____Total/______States participating?
55 Total/12 States Participating
The Constitutional Convention: Which groups not allowed?
Women, Poor white men, native Americans, African Americans
The Constitutional Convention: Why are the groups not allowed at the convention?
they are inferior
The Constitutional Convention: Important men who were there
George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison(Father of constitution), Alexander Hamilton, Governor Morris
-Signed from Georgia: William Few, Abraham Baldwin
The Constitutional Convention: Contributions to Convention(role)?
President of constitution, peacemaker, ideas about notes, strong national government, language in document
What is a federalist? What were their beliefs?
People who wanted strong government. More power for the US government and lesser power to the states.
What is an Anti-federalist? What were there beliefs?
People who didn’t want a strong government. Major powers should be left to state governments and people.
What word means love and support of your country and constitution?
Patriotism
How many states had to approve the Constitution before it could become official?
9
Which state was the first to approve it? The last? (Constitution)
First: Delaware
Last: New Hampshire
1st Amendment
-peaceful protest
-religion
-speech
-press
2nd Amendment
-have arms “guns” for protection
3rd Amendment
-no quartering soldiers
4th Amendment
no unreasonable searches and seizures without a search warrant
5th Amendment
– know charges
– grand jury
– self-incrimination(right to remain silent)
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