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The Constitution Of The United States

You should choose the Constitution over the Articles of confederation because...

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The Constitution These are the reasons why the Constitution is better than the Articles of Confederation! Weaknesses of the Articles The Origins of the Constitution Magna Carta was the first document on 1215, that declared that people could not be taken away of their lives liberty or property.

The British Parliament was a two-chambered structure of the British was taken in the U.S constitution at Article I, Section 1.

The Mayflower sailed to the colonies from England. 41 men signed the Mayflower Compact. The Mayflower Compact was the first document to establish a self-government in the colonies.
The Strengths of the Constitution The Ideals of the Constitution Can vote for a president The Ideals of the Constitution Legislative branch has many powers Executive branch led by President Judicial system an equal branch Thank you... Credits To: http://www.google.com/imgres?q=constitution&um=1&hl=en&client=safari&sa=N&rls=en&biw=1280&bih=738&tbm=isch&tbnid=rNC2Hp-Ssyo3dM:&imgrefurl=http://www.aurepublicans.org/about/constitution&docid=qfVdYYXstMbEvM&imgurl=http://www.aurepublicans.org/Resources/Pictures/ConstitutionDayPic.PNG&w=800&h=600&ei=4KBkUL7bO4Ke8gSH-YGgAw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=598&vpy=371&dur=627&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=186&ty=96&sig=104905132831560042838&page=1&tbnh=164&tbnw=242&start=0&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:7,s:0,i:161 for the picture of the constitution To: Holt McDougal for the information from the textbook. The Congress Giving more rights The US Constitution will make our government stronger. The Executive Branch The Legislative Branch The Judicial Branch The Three Branches of Government To Lindsey Adams, Nicolas Gurrero, Kiana Diaz,
Daniel Pacheo, and Natalie Shakir for creating this Prezi. To:http://www.google.com/imgres?q=constitution&num=10&um=1&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&biw=1280&bih=738&tbm=isch&tbnid=Vnk8LRPsyw-ztM:&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution&docid=-8Vi8Xs-HEH_SM&imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/29/Washington_Constitutional_Convention_1787.jpg/300px-Washington_Constitutional_Convention_1787.jpg&w=300&h=196&ei=UqhkULfdHovm8gSuzIDQBw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=371&vpy=216&dur=1276&hovh=156&hovw=240&tx=121&ty=52&sig=104905132831560042838&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=156&tbnw=234&start=0&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:1,s:0,i:139 for the picture of the constitution convention To: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BgnTdR4n_ with a k after the _ for the charlie brown video about the constitutional convention Most power held by national government The Strengths of the Constitution Firm system of checks and balances To: http://www.google.com/imgres?num=10&um=1&hl=en&safe=off&biw=1280&bih=933&tbm=isch&tbnid=jlwDMVfVAiPZmM:&imgrefurl=http://www.answers.com/topic/mayflower-compact&docid=r4FKXTuAc7is5M&imgurl=http://wpcontent.answcdn.com/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d9/MayflowerCompactBasrelief.jpg/220px-MayflowerCompactBasrelief.jpg&w=220&h=147&ei=U9lkUJ7pDtSk2gXKuYHQDA&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=1&sig=109228820007790522757&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=117&tbnw=176&start=0&ndsp=23&ved=1t:429,r:8,s:0,i:123&tx=717&ty=505 for the mayflower compact picture To: http://www.google.com/imgres?um=1&hl=en&safe=off&biw=1280&bih=933&tbm=isch&tbnid=B7H_G3197P5oKM:&imgrefurl=http://www.edupic.net/soc_gr.htm&docid=K1myh4Otid-SrM&imgurl=http://www.edupic.net/Images/SocDrawings/statute_for_religious_freedom.png&w=975&h=888&ei=hdpkULinBq2r2AWei4C4Bg&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=440&vpy=191&dur=974&hovh=214&hovw=235&tx=93&ty=92&sig=109228820007790522757&page=1&tbnh=156&tbnw=171&start=0&ndsp=26&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0,i:91 for the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom The states printed their own money
The states did not accept each others money.
The government couldn’t tax, establish armies, and couldn’t trade on a regular schedule. A very weak national government
Each state acted like a separate nation not like a confederation.
The Constitution united the states, where as the Articles of Confederation caused more problems. These weaknesses created... More laws will be giving that is related to legislative, executive, and judicial ideas The three branches of government These are sources that are first-hand perspectives or created at the time of the event. Primary Sources These are sources that may be interpreted in their own way, such as shortened, words are changed, or colors and graphics are meddled with or added. Secondary Source No branch can have too much power To:http://www.congressforkids.net/Constitution_checksandbalances.htm for the strengths of the constitution To: http://youtu.be/30OyU4O80i with a 4 for the constitution song Textbook: Civics in Practice textbook

;n Practice secondary source Secondary Source www.barefootsworld.net/aoc1777.html http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/award/chart_of_strengths_and_weaknesse.htm The lawmaking body of the federal government
Divided into two houses: The house of representatives, and senate. House of representatives-
435 members
At least 25 years old, have been a citizen for at least 7 years, and is a legal resident in their state Senate-
100 members
At least 30 years old, has been a citizen for 9 years, and is a legal resident in their state The English Bill Of Rights established freedom from cruel and unusual punishment on 1689 and many other rights that might go in the U.S Constitution.
On 1700 John Locke, Thomas Hobbes and Jean Jacques Rousseau influenced the framers of the Constitution. John argued that government exists only be the consent of the governed.
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. This same principle is expressed in the First Amendment of the Constitution.
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