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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!
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 7:12pm by Olivia

You have to decide what the flaws were, then look at the Constitution. Did the Constitution form a strong central government?
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 7:12pm by bobpursley

history & english The Constitution and especially the Bill of Rights (first ten amendments). =)
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 9:34am by Writeacher

This was a homework question for someone a couple of days ago! Read Article II, Section 2, of our Constitution:
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 4:51pm by Writeacher

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
Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 10:24am by phil

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)
Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 5:02pm by gaby

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. ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 6:07pm by Andrea

History- The Constitution
How does the elastic clause keep the Constitution "alive"? Give two examples of checks and balances.
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 8:28pm by Anna

us history
what was america's first constitution called? a american constitution b articles of coonfederation c republic plan
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 5:16pm by test tomorrowHELP

We'll be glad to check your answer. This site has Article 2 as it concerns choosing a president.
Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 6:40pm by Ms. Sue

us history
what did the constitution do and whawt were the effects of the constitution
Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 9:03pm by Anonymous

civi edu.
define constitution and explain federal constitution,unitary constitution,confederal constitution
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:03am by gabriella

US History Read Article II.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 7:51pm by Writeacher

college - History? Government?
Please type your subject in the School Subject box. Check this site and tell us what you think.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 4:32pm by Ms. Sue

How does article II of the constitution address the flaws that existed in the Articles of Confederation? Problems of unity, ambition, power, and liberty
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 11:11pm by Andrea

US History your opinion?? Re-read Article I and let us know what you decide. Is there anything about Congress's powers in there that's vague?
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 10:58pm by Writeacher

American History
The Constitution doesn't mention the cabinet nor political parties. These grew out of needs that weren't foreseen or, at least weren't seriously considered, by the writers of the Constitution.
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 9:37pm by Ms. Sue

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
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 1:37pm by tom

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
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 4:03am by James

History Read Article IV very carefully.
Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 9:07pm by Writeacher

Your question is not clear. "...involving the United States"?? Between specific states within the country? Between the US and other countries? What?? ??
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 8:39pm by Writeacher

Read Article II Section 1:
Friday, January 16, 2009 at 2:17pm by Writeacher

american history
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 10:52pm by Ms. Sue

Frankly, I can think of no reasons that any slaves would care whether the Constitution was ratified. The conditions of slaves were not affected by the Constitution.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 6:44pm by Ms. Sue

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.
Monday, September 17, 2007 at 11:37pm 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?
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 10:37am 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.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 8:19pm 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.
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:42pm by Ashley

Check with your teacher. The usual assignment is to rewrite the Constitution to show that you understand it. But perhaps your teacher wants you to be creative and write an entirely different Constitution.
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:15pm by Ms. Sue

U.S. History
The U.S. Constitution guarantees everyone a fair trial. However, the government chose to ignore the Constitution in a few cases a few years ago.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 10:33pm by Ms. Sue

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
Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 1:38pm by jere

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.
Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 6:51pm by Nicole

U.S. Constitution
Other than "We the people" -- I don't either. The Constitution itself sets out these different responsibilities, but the Constitution comes AFTER the Preamble.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 6:31pm by Writeacher

us history
John Hancock and James Monroe also opposed the Constitution for a while. Those in opposition called themselves Anti-federalists. Read more about it at
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 12:30am by drwls

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. =)
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 6:56am by Jack

The first answer must be B because this first constitution laid the groundwork for the U.S. Constitution. What problems are discussed in your assigned readings? We'll be glad to discuss them with you after you've posted your answer.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 1:26pm by Ms. Sue

Let's start with the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Continue with the amendments to the Constitution and the decisions made by the Supreme Court. Our pioneering spirit and the expansion of the country has been both positive and negative -- ...
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 10:53pm by Ms. Sue

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 ...
Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 11:25am by Pat

Tenth Amendment: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This means that any power not already covered in the Constitution is saved for the states to ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:00pm by Ms. Sue

social studies
Because the US Constitution states he is: Read Article II, section 2. It's very clear.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 7:09pm by Writeacher

What does the US Constitution specifically allow the President to do? What does the Canadian Constitution specifically allow the Prime Minister to do? ??
Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 9:40pm by Writeacher

U.S.History Read through the Preamble. Are all those ideas in there still fitting and being used today? Do the same with each article and amendment. Are they all still fitting and being used today? Let us know what YOU THINK!
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:06pm by Writeacher

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 ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:46pm by Cassidy

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 ...
Monday, February 26, 2007 at 10:05pm by ramon

Perhaps it has to do with the absence of any education wording in the Constitution. Education has always been left up to each state to determine and control. If something is not in the Constitution, then it cannot be called unconstitutional, right? If I'm wrong, another ...
Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 5:00pm by Writeacher

U.S. Constitution
I don't understand your question. Here's the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 6:31pm by Ms. Sue

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 ...
Sunday, December 26, 2010 at 7:17pm by Elizabeth

American National Government
To double-check yourself, be sure to re-read ALL of Article I of the Constitution carefully:
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 6:53am by Writeacher

government During an emergency, what the Constitution says. Sra
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 6:14pm by SraJMcGin

Social Studies/American Government
I'm not familiar with the Missouri Constitution, but I assume they are all correct. It looks like the Missouri Constitution closely follows the U.S. Constitution.
Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:38pm by Ms. Sue

u.s. history
There have been hundreds of "new plans" for government throughout history. Please be more specific. Are you asking about the U.S. Constitution?
Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 8:00pm by Ms. Sue

Social Studies
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 5:33pm by Ms. Sue

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....
Sunday, August 27, 2006 at 12:13am by Abby

Government HELP
The Bill of Rights is considered part of the Constitution. It is contained in amendments to the Constitution. I think the best answer is the second one. We have many incidents through history that the federal government had to step in to enforce people's rights-- especially ...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 2:12pm by Ms. Sue

US History
Did either president propose to do something that was against the Constitution? Did either president support the Constitution against opponents?
Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 8:50pm by Ms. Sue

us history
Established by Article I of the Constitution, the Legislative Branch consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate, which together form the United States Congress. The Constitution grants Congress the sole authority to enact legislation and declare war, the right to ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:18pm by West M.

Why was the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution? To weaken the Constitution's chances of being approved To decrease the power of excessively powerful State governors To guarantee that the national government would not violate the rights of the people Because it was ...
Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 3:03pm by Anonymous

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 ...
Friday, January 19, 2007 at 7:35pm by Kyle

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
Sunday, August 13, 2006 at 10:56pm by Anonymous

government Also, there are the interpretations of the Supreme Court as our country goes through time. Others may have additional ideas for you.
Monday, February 11, 2008 at 6:24pm by Writeacher

Government Read Article III. What do you know about the Supreme Court that isn't mentioned in here?
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 2:34pm by Writeacher

social studies Read carefully, especially in the section that centers on the Presidency.
Friday, August 29, 2008 at 4:32am by Writeacher

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 ...
Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 3:00pm by y912f

12th grade government/economics Read Article V carefully.
Sunday, August 24, 2008 at 10:07pm by Writeacher

History Help!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 12:07pm by Ms. Sue

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" ...
Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 6:38pm by ajo

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 ...
Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 7:55pm by Harry

AP GOVT Click on Amendments and then on XXV. What do you think?
Monday, August 17, 2009 at 10:05am by Writeacher

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 ...
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:31am by ki

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? ...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 4:18pm 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 ...
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 2:47pm by Dayana

Ratification of the Constitution
Note that these states all ratified the Constitution within a space of about 11 months. That's pretty fast for so many different state legislatures to argue, debate, compromise, and adopt it.
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 10:03pm by Ms. Sue

okk, thank you!
Monday, October 27, 2008 at 7:12pm by Olivia

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 (...
Friday, April 13, 2007 at 10:58am by h

government Read the second paragraph in Section 2.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 6:07pm by Writeacher

Check Section 9 of Article I.
Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 11:56am by Ms. Sue

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 ...
Monday, February 26, 2007 at 4:29pm by Suzi

What are some of the reasons as to why the President is given almost unlimited military powers Article I, Section 2
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 3:17am by Sofia

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 ...
Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 9:08am by Pat

Constitutional power is the power granted by a nation's constitution. In the United States, power is divided between the executive branch (the president), the legislative branch (Congress) and the judicial branch (the courts). It's called a system of checks and balances so ...
Sunday, April 6, 2008 at 9:40pm by Ms. Sue

History Read Section 2 of Article II.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 7:01pm by Writeacher

world history
Read carefully and thoroughly.
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 7:03pm by Ms. Sue

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. =)
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 8:55pm by lauren

The people do not directly elect the president. Check this site for the answer.
Monday, September 29, 2008 at 4:27pm by Ms. Sue

Only Congress can declare war, according to the Constitution.
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 4:51pm by Ms. Sue

What is Article 1 of the Constitution called?
Friday, September 24, 2010 at 12:04am by Kipper

What is the function of the Articles of the Constitution?
Friday, January 27, 2012 at 10:00pm by Jane

Could be many things: law, constitution, ...
Friday, April 6, 2012 at 9:54am by bobpursley

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 ...
Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 2:07am by Anonymous

government Read Article II, section 4. Let us know what you think.
Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher

Is there anything about marriage in the Constitution? What laws regarding marriage have been passed by our Congress and signed by the president? Marriage is not mentioned in the Constitution. My guess is that the Supreme Court won't even hear the case since there's nothing in ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:40am by Writeacher

Declaration of the Rights of Man: Bill of Rights: Let us know what you decide. If you need help with comparison and contrast, let us know.
Sunday, December 6, 2009 at 5:45pm by Writeacher

government His expressed powers are in Article II Section 2. Read through it all. I've always taken it that they are arranged in order of importance, highest first. Others may interpret it differently. Your ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 8:16pm by Writeacher

American history
Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 12:04pm by Ms. Sue

8th grade Social Studies
This copy of the Constitution uses Roman numerals for the major parts and Arabic (our) numerals for the subpoints. I think your teacher wants you to take each major part, like Roman numeral I, The Legislative Branch, and write it in our own words, using the same Arabic ...
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:32pm by Ms. Sue

history Read and let us know.
Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 9:00pm by Writeacher

government Read the last line! =)
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at 6:09pm by Writeacher

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 ...
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 at 1:18am by Anonymous

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 ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 9:09pm by Bianca

This states the purpose of the Constitution
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 10:27pm by Susie

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