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The Birth of the Constitution

The Birth of the Constitution. USHC 1.4. The Articles of Confederation. First plan of government WEAK. Replaced by Constitution. Articles vs. Constitution. Problems. With the Articles. Shays’ Rebellion. Bad Economy. Image by Beyond My Ken. The Constitutional Convention.

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The Birth of the Constitution

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  1. The Birth of the Constitution USHC 1.4

  2. The Articles of Confederation First plan of government WEAK Replaced by Constitution

  3. Articles vs. Constitution

  4. Problems With the Articles

  5. Shays’ Rebellion

  6. Bad Economy Image by Beyond My Ken

  7. The Constitutional Convention Philadelphia, Summer 1787 Stated Purpose: Amend the Articles

  8. Articles vs. Constitution

  9. Compromises Lots of Them!

  10. 3/5 3/5

  11. Electoral College Each state will send electors to cast votes for President. # of Electors = Senators + Representatives


  13. 9 States necessary to ratify the Constitution

  14. Ratification Federalists Antifederalists Supported Opposed

  15. Bill of Rights Compromise

  16. Amendment X The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

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