Liberty HIUS 221 Mindtap Activities 4 Answers Complete SolutionsPublisher9
Liberty HIUS 221 Mindtap Activities 4 Answers Complete Solutions
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The Articles of Confederation served as the foundation for the U.S. Constitution, which expanded the role of the federal government. Among the structures altered under the Constitution was the formal pronouncement that the chief executive would be called the. The legislative branch of government, Congress, was redesigned to be. This structure, along with the executive and judicial branches, created a system of checks and balances between the three. Further changes were made to how amendments would be handled; a vote from of the states’ legislatures would be necessary to ratify amendments to the Constitution.
The Articles of Confederation served as the foundation for the U.S. Constitution. The new Constitution altered the structures of government. A new body called the was established to adjudicate disputes between states. This power was previously held by. This structure created a system of checks and balances between the three branches of federal government. Further changes included expanding the power of Congress to.
Imagine that you and your family are living in rural Virginia in 1785. The nation is currently governed under the Articles of Confederation. You’re discussing the state of the economy and the nation with your husband, William. Fill in the blanks to complete the conversation.
You have become acquainted with a member of the Connecticut delegation. Since Connecticut is a small northern state, this delegate most likely originally supported the federal structure outlined by the Plan. When it comes to the issue of slavery, he believes that slaves be counted as part of a state’s total population.
Imagine that you are a plantation owner from North Carolina who supports the idea of a stronger central government. You are considering your opinions as you travel to the Constitutional Convention as a delegate. Use the dropdown menus to complete the sentences.
Answer the following questions based on the video.
What action helped to guarantee that the necessary number of states would ratify the Constitution?
The Antifederalists recognized that they would need to let go of their demand for a bill of rights in order for the Constitution to be ratified by the necessary number of states.
The Federalists recognized that they would need to concede to the Antifederalist demands for a bill of rights.
Both the Federalists and the Antifederalists ended their extended debate for the sake of having the necessary number of states ratify the Constitution.
Why was New Hampshire’s decision to ratify the constitution especially significant?
It broke the gridlock between those states that favored ratification and those who opposed it.
As the ninth state to do so, it propelled the constitution into law.
As the first state to do so, it encouraged others to follow suit.
In what way did Federalists think that most individuals would interpret a bill of rights?
As an infringement of their rights as free individuals
As a list of the only rights individuals possessed
The Antifederalists wanted a strong federal government, but the Constitution provided for a weak federal government.
The Antifederalists did not support the Constitution because it contained a bill of rights.
The Antifederalists feared that the Constitution put too much power in the hands of the federal