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I read the constitution many times, it is hard to understand- how did the constitution address the flaws of the Articles of Convederation? thanks!
October 27, 2008 by Olivia

AP US History
How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington?s and Adams' presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations. Does...
September 26, 2012 by Andrea

american history
ok im doing a crossword puzzle on the constitution info...i'm doing 11th grade history and i just need 2 answers left... the 1sr is , powers of both the state and federal governments (but the third letter is s) ..2nd is and anti federalist (during the constitution time)
October 5, 2008 by gaby

us history
The Insular Cases stated that a.island territories do not have the full benefit of the American Constitution. b.the Constitution does not necessarily follow the flag. c.the Constitution does follow the flag. d.none of the above were true. I think it is B
January 17, 2009 by phil

How did George Mason influence the creation of Bill of Rights? A.He refused to sign the United States Constitution. B.He encouraged others to opposed the ratification of the Constitution. C.He assembled a anti-federalist convention in Virginia to discuss the matter. D.He wrote...
October 22, 2016 by James

us history
what was america's first constitution called? a american constitution b articles of coonfederation c republic plan
November 30, 2009 by test tomorrowHELP

History- The Constitution
How does the elastic clause keep the Constitution "alive"? Give two examples of checks and balances.
November 9, 2008 by Anna

u.s. history
How does the constitution limit the powers of government? A. The constitution limits the power of government by entitling citizens to a basic standard of living. B. The constitution limits the power of government by giving citizens the power to veto any bill they do not ...
November 13, 2014 by happy

How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation? Problems of unity, ambition, power, and liberty
October 29, 2008 by Andrea

us history
what did the constitution do and whawt were the effects of the constitution
April 8, 2012 by Anonymous

us history
The Constitution has endured for more than 200 years. Use what you have learned about the principles of the Constitution to explain why it has lasted as a framework for the nation's government
August 23, 2013 by James

civi edu.
define constitution and explain federal constitution,unitary constitution,confederal constitution
April 8, 2013 by gabriella

Social Studies
One of the issues facing the early nation was how to interpret the Constitution. Alexander Hamilton said that the Constitution gave Congress the power "to make all laws necessary and proper." Which statement best describes Hamilton's views on how the Constitution should be ...
December 16, 2016 by justise

the federalist papers were written to what? win support for the constitution in new york expose the lack of civil liberties protected in the constitution urge ratification of the constitution in virginia condemn the constitution for the absence of any metioned god
May 11, 2011 by tom

How exactly did the invention of the cotton gin affect the constitution? I know it increased the cotton production and slaves but i don't see how ti did anything for the constitution.
September 17, 2007 by Jojo

world history
Compare the Freedom Charter with the United States Constitution. What rights and guarantees does the Charter call for that are different from those in the Constitution?
September 8, 2010 by ryan

History Help?
How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington's and Adams' presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.
September 26, 2012 by Andrea

How did the compromises made when writing and ratifying the Constitution encourage the development of political factions? Compare and Contrast the effectiveness of Washington’s and Adams’ presidencies in obeying and promoting the Constitution during their administrations.
November 30, 2012 by Ashley

What were John Adams's most important accomplishments for America afer the drafting of the Constitution? He was President, but not many people favored him. Did he do beneficial things for America after the Constitution was drafted? Thank you for helping me with this.
November 13, 2008 by Nicole

Describe amendment 9 in your own words which is : Rights in the constitution cannot be used to deny other rights of the people Answer: You cant use the rights in the Constitution to take someones away?
November 13, 2014 by M

the consensus of american opinion favors a. strict interpretation of the constitution b. neutral interpretation of the constitution c. no regard for the constitution d. liberal interpretation of the constitution d
January 3, 2008 by jere

us history
why was debt and runaway inflation such a problem under the articles of confederation? The Revolutionary War was fought with paper money that had little or no intrinsic value, i.e, it could not be exchanged for coin with monetary value (gold or silver). See "Continental ...
February 26, 2007 by ramon

after the Dred scott decision, Frederick Douglass said he sought to have americans live up to the principles of the constitution. What did he believe prevented americans from living up to the constitution? A. manifest destiny B. abolition<- my anwers C. popular sovereignty...
January 16, 2017 by Help! Mrs Sue. Steve?

History again
I just need to check if I am right. Thank you. All of the following influenced the Framers in developing the Constitution EXCEPT a. State constitutions b. John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" c. Virginia's royal charter d. British tradition I am almost certain it is d ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

us history
Which of the following is associated with Jacksonian Democracy? support of individual liberties support of funding for state projects support of flexible interpretation of the Constitution support of a national bank through implied powers of the Constitution is it a
March 24, 2015 by Oscar

What main issue was most difficult for the Framers of the Constitution to resolve? A.)The problem of how to manage the debate B.)The details of representation for the states C.)The issue of where the President should live D.)The question of who should write the Constitution B?
November 5, 2015 by YRN DJ

8th Grade U.S History
Document F Andrew Jackson, Proclamation to the people of South Carolina, December 10, 1832 I consider that the power of one state to annul a law of the United States is not consistent with the survival of the Union. Nullification is forbidden by the Constitution; it violates ...
March 27, 2014 by Cassidy

History: Constitution
Help on writing thesis: Would you have been a Federalist or Anti-Federalist? Explain your response using specific information about the ratification of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Articles of Confederation, the size of the nation, and power of the thirteen states.
March 19, 2016 by Sidney

Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don't post under multiple names. It's not necessary. Be sure to read Article I, Section 8, of the US Constitution. =)
May 29, 2007 by Jack

us history
I need help trying to figure out how to even begin an essay. Write in the perspective of a Pennsylvania farmer in the 1700s. - The philosophical ideals embodied in the Declaration of Independence. - The similarities and differences of the philosophies in the Article of ...
December 26, 2010 by Elizabeth

American Government
Where can the strengths of the Articles of Confederation be seen in the Constitution? A) The constitution allows states the ability to control most of their own affairs. B) The constitution allows states the power to tax citizens. C) the constitution allows states the ability ...
September 14, 2016 by Sarah

Okay so Im doing a compare & contrast essay on key events that changed the Unites States between 1776-1870 Of course im going to include the creation of the US Constitution. But, I'm having a hard time coming up with the "before & after" effect? What exactly changed? What was ...
October 23, 2015 by TS

Social Studies
What was the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A. to write the constitution B. to amend the constitution C. to amend the articles of confederation*** D. to ratify the constitution
September 20, 2016 by Adlyn

I am having trouble finding where I can locate where the veto power is described (about Congress overriding a presidential veto). i think it is in Article one Where can I find information about the House of Representatives having the power to impeach the president? http://www....
August 27, 2006 by Abby

us history
What motive did the Founding Fathers have for adding the right to bear arms into the Constitution? to drive up the cost of weapons and ammunition to ensure that the government would have a strong national military to make sure people could defend themselves against the ...
January 11, 2016 by Labbayk

American History
Elastic Clause: To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States, or in any department or officer thereof. Why is the "elastic clause" ...
October 13, 2007 by ajo

U.S. History
this is one of my questions. i have answered it. please add or make changes to this as neccessary. :) WHO ARE THE ANTI-FEDERALIST?EXPLAIN WHAT THEY BELIEVE IN.WHY DID THEY OBJECT TO THE PROPOSED CONSTITUTION? Anti-federalists were people who opposed the Constitution. They ...
January 24, 2009 by y912f

Who wrote the constitution?
June 5, 2015 by Jennifer

One main difference between the Articles of Confederation and the U.S Constitution was that the Articles were very weak and the people had more power than the government while the Constitution gave more power to the government. Are there any other main differences? I ...
October 23, 2008 by Harry

U.S. Constitution
Which statement best describes how states derive powers from the U.S. Constitution? 1. The Constitution does not mention anything about state powers. 2. The Constitution only grants states the power to levy taxes and regulate commerce. 3. The Constiution grants states all of ...
January 19, 2007 by Kyle

This states the purpose of the Constitution
September 5, 2007 by Susie

What is Article 1 of the Constitution called?
September 24, 2010 by Kipper

What is the function of the Articles of the Constitution?
January 27, 2012 by Jane

What was the connection between type of economy and support of the Constitution? 1 Merchants with foreign trade partners typically opposed the Constitution, while property holders supported strong national powers at the federal level. 2Semisubsistence farmers in rural areas ...
November 2, 2013 by ki

I am not sure of this answer. Please help. The main reason that States hold many important powers is that the a. Framers distrusted a strong central government. b. Constitution does not grant many States' rights. c. Constitution describes a unitary state. d. States have ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

the ratification of the constitution took in what place? was it pennsylvania or philadelphia. Who was the person who was from New York who signed the constitution? what are some of the featerus of constitution
August 13, 2006 by Anonymous

US Gov't
What are the provisions of the 25th Amendment? It refers to who would succeed whom in case of the removal, resignation, or death of the President. Let us know if you have further questions. =)
April 25, 2007 by lauren

I know quite a bit about the cotton gin now but I still need some help. How did the cotton gin affect the constitution and the new type of government that was forming when it was invented? I think it may have something to do with the northern states not worrying much about ...
September 15, 2007 by Anonymous

U.S History
The Antifederalists opposed the Constitution because they thought it
September 24, 2009 by Jasmine

us history
What famous founder rejected the Constitution?
February 10, 2010 by Diane

why did the framers of the constitution revrse their thinking?
March 3, 2010 by kristen

Social science
According to Justice William O. Douglas, where can zones of privacy (the right to privacy) be found in the Constitution? Question 2 options: throughout the Constitution in the penumbras of the Bill of Rights in the First Amendment in the writings of the Founders I think it's ...
March 5, 2016 by Gates

1 history question
The _______ _______ allows congress to make laws to meet the changing needs of the nation. Is it Supreme Court??? ammendment process I would go with "Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution." After looking at the question again and my response, I'm not really sure. It's ...
August 30, 2006 by Anonymous

if an amendment violates the constitution,why should the Supreme court block its ratification? How can an amendment violate the constitution? THe amendment once adopted is a PART of the consititution. Now proposed amendments are all unconstitutional things, if they had been (...
April 13, 2007 by h

social studies (history)
When was the american constitution written?
October 8, 2007 by Shivangi

How did the Constitution address the failures of the Articles of Confederation?
December 10, 2007 by Adriana

How many words can you make with the letters from the word Constitution?
September 17, 2008 by lizzy

How did the ratification of the Constitution affect indentured servants?
March 5, 2010 by Cindy

How does most state constitutions differ from the US Constitution?
January 27, 2012 by Jane

In what three ways does the Constitution divide power?
March 27, 2013 by Thomas

The basis in the Constitution for expansive congressional authority is
June 1, 2015 by money

American History
Which of the following relationship is NOTan example of the checks and balances built into the Constitution? A. Supreme court decision can be overturned by an amendment to the Constitution. B A presidential veto can be overturned by a supermajority of congress. C. House ...
November 13, 2013 by Bianca

social studies
The Constitution provides for a separation of powers. What does this mean? Discuss the branches of government, their functions, and responsibilities. What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti- Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details ...
January 13, 2014 by Dayana

Social Studies
According to the declaration of independence, all men have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Which document outlines specific freedoms guaranteed to United States citizens? A) Article 1 of the Constitution B) Article 2 of the Constitution C) Article 3 ...
September 22, 2015 by Julian

World History (Ms. Sue)
Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world. A: The U.S Constitution has greatly influenced political systems in the contemporary world. Thus, the principles laid out in the U.S. Constitution have played a major role in the ...
October 6, 2014 by Victoria

Excerpt from Douglas’s speech: "I believe that the Union can only be preserved by maintaining inviolate the Constitution of the United States as our fathers have made it. That Constitution guarantees to the people of every State the right to have slavery or not have it…...
May 24, 2016 by Help ASAP

The powers of Congress are affected by all of the following EXCEPT what the a. Constitution expressly says Congress may do b. Constitution says only the Sttes may do. c. States' constitutions say Congress may do d. Constitution is silent about. I believe it's c. Can someone ...
February 26, 2007 by Suzi

What are some of the reasons as to why the President is given almost unlimited military powers Article I, Section 2
May 29, 2007 by Sofia

how can i summarize the arguments against the constitution in one sentene. :(
January 27, 2009 by y912f

How important is it for the people of a nation to have approved their constitution?
March 26, 2010 by christopher

us history
what are the similarties and differences of philosophies in the Articals of confederation and the constitution
December 28, 2010 by kim

Did the writers of the Constitution validate the ideals of the Declaration or betray them?
February 15, 2011 by Rachel

What changes in the Constitution did the Federalists of New England propose? Help?
November 2, 2012 by Cora

Social Studies (History)
How does the constitution limit the powers of government
November 1, 2013 by Steve

Currently, how many amendments have been added to the Constitution? A.26 B.19 C.27 D.10
July 23, 2015 by romeo

World History
4 changes that have occured to the original US Constitution?
January 28, 2016 by Boberto

Explain how the existence of the Confederate government played a role in the development of the current constitution. I feel that the articles of confederation joined the states to gether- uniting America and creating a government that was elected by the people with powers ...
February 25, 2011 by m

US history
How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation?
October 29, 2008 by Andrea

US history
why did the anti federalists oppose an amry during peacetime (constitution)
November 12, 2008 by Gry

US history
did rhode island oppose of the constitution because of some trade arrangement?\ if so which?
November 12, 2008 by Gry

8th grade History
How did the ratification of the Constitution depend on the debates in each of the states?
October 8, 2009 by Shavaleir

what safeguards are containded in the constitution to protect the states from violations of their rights
October 20, 2011 by Anonymous

how the interest of various factors influenced the creation and ratification of the U.S. constitution?
January 6, 2016 by Abby

American Government
Which influences helped the most to create a lasting, stable Constitution? Paragraph 1 – introduction of historical influences of Constitution and thesis statement Paragraph 2 – source 1 (philosopher) and contribution to lasting, stable Constitution Paragraph 3 – source ...
October 16, 2016 by idk

please add to this answer How did the Federalists and Jeffersonian Republicans differ in their opinion of how the Constitution should be interpreted? this is all i have The Jeffersonian Republicans supported a strong constitution, while the Federalists supported broad ...
February 4, 2009 by y912f

U.S. History
To what extent was the U.S. constitution a radical departure from the Articles of Confederation? who cares richard
September 21, 2006 by Desiree

American history
I understand what the 10th amendment of the constitution is, but what would be some examples?
October 1, 2008 by sam

How many times has the U.S Constitution been altered over the past 200 years?
October 20, 2008 by Anne

8th grade history
arguments in favor of adding a bill of rights to the constitution?
November 16, 2008 by Taylor

What features of the constitution make it flexible enough to apply to the nations today?
November 28, 2010 by Katherina

What features of the constitution make it flexible enough to apply to the nations today?
November 28, 2010 by Katherina

what is an argument that the slaves from south carolina would support with the radifiacation of the constitution?
July 5, 2011 by Anonymous

world history
Can someone help me on this? What changes in the Constitution did the Federalists of New England propose?
October 3, 2012 by Cora

World History (Ms. Sue)
How was Japan's government structured under the Meiji constitution?
October 29, 2014 by Victoria

History help <3
what are some events that led to the ratification of South Carolina’s constitution of 1868?
March 1, 2016 by Ally

what events summarize what led to the ratification of south Carolina constitution of 1863
March 3, 2016 by cutie

US History
How did jefferson and washington establish a stable government after the adoption of the constitution
January 19, 2017 by Maya

Which of the following best describes the Framers’ intentions concerning the relationship between state and federal courts? A.Federal courts were to be the primary courts under the Constitution, hearing all important cases, i.e., felony criminal proceedings. B.The ...
July 17, 2015 by question2

Which of the following was formally amended to the constitution a. equality of rights for women b. prohibition of alcoholic beverages c. prohibition of child labor d. balanced federal budget I know that the 19th amendment is woman suffrage, but the 18th amendment is the ...
January 20, 2007 by Pat

American History
why are the presidential cabinet and political parties called part of the unwritten constitution?
October 13, 2007 by ajo

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