Flashcards in Chapter 9 american history Deck (13):
What Native American nation did the framers of the constitution borrow ideas from?
What English document did the framers referance in limiting governments power?
What English philosopher instilled the idea that all men should be gaurenteed life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness?
Baron de Montisque
What French men gave a constitutional convention memers ave the idea of seperation power?
How many branches of government did the framers of the constution settle on?
Legislative, Executive and Judicial
Branch of government that; Makes laws, enforces laws & interpret laws
The process used in electing the U.S. President
What do we call the safe guard built unti the consitution that allows one branch of government to deny a different Branch?
Federalist vs. Antifederalist
Federalist- Supported constitution Antifederalist-Oppose constitution.
Bill of Rights
What did the antifederalist belive was missing from the constitution?
A bicameral two house legislature which makes laws and each representative was elected to office
Enforces laws, has very little power, and is only allowed to have on-year terms