Constitution Convention

By : Kayla Griffin

What is the Constitutional Convention

Constitutional Convention is a meeting of delegates in 1787 to rethink the Articles of Confederation, which produced the new U.S. Constitution.

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They based how many legislatures and representations on what?

-Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states would have equal representation in one house of the legislature and representation based on population in the other house

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How Many slaves would you have to have for it to count?

-The agreement by which the number of each state's representatives in Congress would be based on a count of all the free people plus three-fifths of the slaves

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Why do they have checks and balances ?

-A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power.

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What does the body of elector do ?

-The body of elector chosen from each state to elect the president and vice president of the U.S.

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Ratification

-Ratification is the official way to confirm something, usually by vote. It is the way to validate a proposed law. The ratification of the Constitution in favor of a confederation of independent states Supporters of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong central government. The federalists are the ones who agreed to it the antifederalists who didn't agree to it.

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Copyright

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