Flashcards in Constitution Test- 2nd study guide Deck (19):
President of constitutional convention
Kept a journal that was record of the convention
Father of the constitution
Wrote the declaration of independence
Author of the great compromise
Ruled great britian during the revolution
King george III
First president under the constitution
City constitution was written in
What said "Establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, secure blessing of liberty..."?
Constitution can be changed by an...
What does "we the people do ordain and establish" mean?
Power of constitutiom comes from the people.
Federal government cannot...
Control trade within a state
Delegates wanted to make sure...
Federal governement didn't have too much power
Pinciple of federalism
Power divided between national and state government
Constution is a living government because...
It can be amended to change with times
Bill of Rights gaurantees...
Speedy trial, freedom of speech, due process of law.
Amended Constitution gives right to vote at age...
What are the first ten amendments called?
The Bill of Rights