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The United States Constitution. Created by: William, Rachel, Jordan, Eric. Articles of Confederation. First constitution of the United States The government could not control the people More state power than national government No way to pay off the money they owed

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Created by william rachel jordan eric

The United States Constitution

Created by: William, Rachel, Jordan, Eric


Articles of confederation

Articles of Confederation

  • First constitution of the United States

  • The government could not control the people

  • More state power than national government

  • No way to pay off the money they owed

  • No judges to take care of crimes

  • Could not control trading between states


P assing aoc

Passing AOC

  • Congress wanted to change some of the ways of the Articles of Confederation to make it better for the people

  • Congress could make laws but could not make anyone follow them

  • There was no President to control America


We are angry

We Are Angry!

  • The Articles of Confederation could not control America

  • People were angry that they owed so much money

  • This led to the Grand Meeting to talk about a new government


Making a new government

Making a New Government

  • People had just suffered from the Revolutionary War (caused by people wanting to express their feelings)

  • No one could pay off the money they owed

  • Farmers decided to go against the government because of unfair taxes (Shay’s Rebellion)

  • People got together in Philadelphia to talk over the laws of the government


Making of the us constitution

Making of the US Constitution

  • Since people thought that the government was becoming soured, they decided to make up a new government

  • These meetings lasted 4 months to discuss the new laws

  • The people finally came up with a new government in 1787

  • The new government was described in the US Constitution


People of the constitution

People of the Constitution

  • James Madison

  • Ben Franklin

  • George Washington

  • Many more…


Overview

Overview

  • Where: Philadelphia

  • Who: James Madison, Ben Franklin, George Washington

  • Why: The Articles of Confederation was bad for the American people

  • http://www.schooltube.com/video/dff6dc1c5f78880a93a7/The-Preamble


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