Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


How the Government Has Evolved from Revolution to Reconstruc

No description

Tiana Fox

on 13 June 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of How the Government Has Evolved from Revolution to Reconstruc

How the Government Has Evolved from Revolution to Reconstruction
-They made a newer more efficient document which was the Constitution.
-It had three branches
-It had checks and balances with those branches, so nobody had too much power
After that..
-Before Abraham Lincoln became president, there were a lot of newer states, and with that became compromises about slave states, and free states, etc etc.
-Some acts over slavery were passed like the Fugitive Slave Act and etc.
The Government just after the revolution
-They had the first constitution which was the Articles of Confederation.
-They only had the legislative branch
-They gave more power to the states than the federal government
-The National government really didn't have much power.
...In the end during the reconstruction
-There was no longer slavery
-They had to restore the union, and they made the next three amendments.
-Blacks had some more rights than they used to before the war.
And then...
By Tiana Fox
6th hour
-When the civil war was going on the government was starting to change to try and stop slavery.
-In the almost end of the war the Emancipation Proclamation was passed which stopped slavery if they won the war (which they did)
Full transcript