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1

Iroquois Leauge

What Native American nation did the framers of the constitution borrow ideas from?

2

Magna Carta

What English document did the framers referance in limiting governments power?

3

John Locke

What English philosopher instilled the idea that all men should be gaurenteed life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness?

4

Baron de Montisque

What French men gave a constitutional convention memers ave the idea of seperation power?

5

Three

How many branches of government did the framers of the constution settle on?

6

Legislative, Executive and Judicial

Branch of government that; Makes laws, enforces laws & interpret laws

7

Electorial College

The process used in electing the U.S. President

8

Checks&Balances

What do we call the safe guard built unti the consitution that allows one branch of government to deny a different Branch?

9

Federalist vs. Antifederalist

Federalist- Supported constitution Antifederalist-Oppose constitution.

10

Bill of Rights

What did the antifederalist belive was missing from the constitution?

11

Legislative branch

A bicameral two house legislature which makes laws and each representative was elected to office

12

Executive Branch

Enforces laws, has very little power, and is only allowed to have on-year terms

13

Articles of Confederation

Plan to unify all 13 colonies