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LALA 8th Grade Final Project

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1: Although 55 delegates were involved in creating our Constitution, only 39 men signed it. Those 39 where the ones always present and involved | All other laws come from the Constitution. It says how the government works. they let the constitution to be changed because they knew it was not perfect. | creating the constitution

2: the great compromise was basically about how the large states wanted congressional representation to be based on population and small states wanted congressional representation to be equal among the states irrespective of population. | roger Sherman helped make/create the great compromise | great compromise

3: the people that supported the constitution they argued that the constitution would create a national government strong enough to unite the quarreling states into a single republic. | anti-federalist did not go for the constitution because they were scared that the congress would ruin there country with taxes. | The constitution goes to the nation

4: the preamble | The preamble states the fundamental purposes, principles, and goals of the government established by the Constitution. | the preamble was mainly for the government and to tell the people want they wanted.

5: checks and balances | the systems allow each branch of government to the limit the powers of the other branches. | the 3 branches use checks and balances so that they wont get too much power.

6: Bill of rights | Picture1=The purpose of the Bill of Rights was to guarantee the individual rights of citizens under the Constitution. | James Madison was the principle architect of the US Constitution. He had spent months studying various forms of government

7: Alexander Hamilton | Alexander Hamilton was a federalist He was also a soldier in General Washington's Army, an economist, a philosopher, founding father of the economy of the US. | Alexander Hamilton is printed in the back of the ten dollar bill.

8: Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson is on the dollar coin and almost everything that Hamilton did to put the united states to the path of greatness was instead a step down to the road of ruin. | Thomas Jefferson was a republican. He did many things like He wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, he was the first secretary of state, he was president of the US, and he purchased the Louisiana Territory.

9: Election of 1800 | the republicans chose Jefferson hoping to avoid the strange outcome of the last election. | the federalist chose John Adams. They preferred Hamilton but he could not run for president

10: trail of tears | the Cherokees where dragged out of there homes and need to leave | they have to move to the west walking. They didn’t take anything only the pair of close they had on many of them died on the way there.

11: bibliography | http://www.wintersoldiers.com/us-constitution-facts.html | http://georgetownisd.org/ccorner/socstudies/8th.asp | http://willoughby-eastlake.k12.oh.us/classroom/technology/8th%20grade%20Social%20Studies%20new.htm | http://www.constitutingamerica.org/docs/90in90Juliette.pdf

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