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Secretary of homeland security

Johnson

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Secretary of State

Kerry

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Chief Justice

Roberts

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5 responsibilities of a citizen

Obey laws
Pay taxes
Get an education
Adult males must serve in time of war
Take part in judicial process

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6 purposes of constitution

Form a more perfect union
EstBlish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Promote the general welfare
Secure the blessing so liberty to out delves and our posterity

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5 weaknesses of articles

A unicameral government
13 out of 13 votes to amend laws
Couldn't protect individual properties
Couldn't tax or raise armies

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5 things the land ordinance said

Land divided into 6 mi2 townships and into 36 sections
One section set aside for public education
Mo less than 3 states and no more than 5
No less than a dollar an acre
Garaunteed religious freedom, freedom of speech, trial by jury, promised christian education, and no slavery

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Father of constitution

James madison

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Great compromise provided

Bicameral government

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Number of in coming congress

114

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Place and date of constitutional convention

May 25, 1787 Philly

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Explain 3/5 compromise

Every 3/5 slaves are represented for taxation and representation

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Who wasn't at the convention

Thomas Jefferson

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Power of the common people

Democracy

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Science of government

Politics

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Federalist

In favor of constitution

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Confederacy

Firm league of friendship

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Electors

Chosen people to elect

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Anti federalist

Opposed constitution

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Senate

Lower house

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Congress

Upper house

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Secretary of defense

Carter