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History-Constitution
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

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

US HISTORY-CONSTITUTION?
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

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

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

government
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

History
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

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.
November 30, 2012 by Ashley

history
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

government
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

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

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

Government
Why does the Constitution all the Federal Government to levy taxes? Please don't post under multiple names. It's not necessary. http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articlei.html#section8 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

History
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

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

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

History
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

constitution
the ratification of the constitution took in what place? was it pennsylvania or philadelphia. http://www.barefootsworld.net/constit9.html 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

history
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

US Gov't
What are the provisions of the 25th Amendment? http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.amendmentxxv.html 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

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

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

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

History
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

History
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

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

Constitution
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
1. What were the positions of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists on the new Constitution? Provide at least two details supporting why each side supported or did not support the new Constitution. 2. The Constitution provides for a separation of powers. What does this mean? ...
January 1, 2014 by Princess Anna

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

1 history question
The _______ _______ allows congress to make laws to meet hte 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

GOVERNMENT HELP
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

Government
What are some of the reasons as to why the President is given almost unlimited military powers http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.articleii.html#section2 Article I, Section 2
May 29, 2007 by Sofia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History
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

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

History
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

history
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

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

U.S.History
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

History
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

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

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

history
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

Government
________ give the president the power to issue executive orders. a. the constitution and the judicial branch b. congressional acts and the constitution c. congressional acts and the oath of office d. the oath of office and the constitution I think it's d?
July 19, 2011 by Anthony

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

History
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

government
A)the constitution and the judical branch which is my choice B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution give the president the power to issue executive orders.
October 1, 2008 by Anonymous

government
what gives the president the power to issue executive powers: A) the constitution and judical branch B)congressional acts and the constitution C)congressional acts and the oath of office D)the oath of office and the constitution. i think its c
October 1, 2008 by Anonymous

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

History
What article in the constitution does it state Who has the power to settle disputes involving the United States?
February 5, 2008 by Spencer

constitution (history)6th
the law of nations is ____________law. They do not give me any choices, so i could really use your help thanks.
April 27, 2010 by M.P.L

US History
What features of the Constitution make it flexible enough to apply to the nation's needs today? Thanks -MC
September 30, 2010 by mysterychicken

History
In what ways did our wise forefathers look to the Iroquois League to make the U.S. constitution?
February 12, 2011 by cale

world studies
Does the goverment have the right over education? Where in the constitution is education mentioned? Education was not inclued in the US constitution. Therefore, education was left to individual states. Thats what I though....Im doing an essay and that was my main point...the ...
April 22, 2007 by Rebecca

Government
1. How does the Constitution (focus on the body of the constitution here) limit the power of the governemnt? 2. Give 5 examples of #1 and explain.
September 16, 2007 by Soojung

Can u check my answer? U.S History
"I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That "all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people." [10th Amendment] To take a single step beyond the ...
February 2, 2014 by Cassidy

social studies
according to the preamble of the constitution, give at least three reasons why the new constitution is being established?
November 17, 2012 by kim

government
what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the constitution b. congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c. congress must follow a congrete ...
January 15, 2008 by jere

History
Were the framers of the Constitution during the 20th century in the American colonies democrats or elitists, or both?
October 2, 2007 by Jen

History
How did the Federalists and the Antifederalists try to convince people to take their side in the debate over the Constitution?
November 14, 2007 by Autumn

american history
I was wondering if anyone here knew a site with a copy of the constitution. I googled it but... i cant seem to find it.
November 27, 2007 by Jason

AP HISTORY
acordung to the constitution, hiw often is the numer of congressional districts per state determined?
December 5, 2007 by Alexis

AP HISTORY
acordung to the constitution, hiw often is the numer of congressional districts per state determined?
December 5, 2007 by Alexis

US HISTORY
What parts of the New Jersey plan would come to be reflected in the United States Constitution?
August 13, 2009 by Bryce

US History
What parts of the New Jersey plan would come to be reflected in the United States Constitution?
February 10, 2010 by Christopher

us history
True or False: The constitution assigns responsibility for carrying out laws to the JUDICIAL branch.
October 24, 2010 by Jen

AP US History
Did Thomas Jefferson change his policy after becoming president and how? (i.e. he was for strict interpretation of the constitution and etc.) Thank you :)
January 18, 2011 by Nora

history
Why is it significant that the vow was given to a particular person rather than a nation, written constitution, or religion?
July 31, 2011 by Anonymous

us history
who developed the first fiscal plan?? was it hamilton and who was the author of the great compromise in constitution? was it madison
January 28, 2013 by bob

government
what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the Constitution b congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c congress must follow a concrete ...
April 2, 2013 by john

Us constitution
what the United States may have looked like had the Anti-Federalists "won" their points in the ratification debate and the writing of the Constitution
May 4, 2010 by Nina

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