1. What was the initial purpose of the constitutional convention? To write the Constitution. To amend the Constitution.>>>my answer To amend the articles of confederation. To ratify the Constitution. 3. What did the Northwest Ordinance do for the Northwest Territory?

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  1. Social Studies (check my answers)

    1. What was the initial purpose of the constitutional convention? To write the Constitution. To amend the Constitution.>>>my answer To amend the articles of confederation. To ratify the Constitution. 3. What did the Northwest Ordinance do for the Northwest

  2. Help History

    How were the Revolutionary efforts of George Mason and Thomas Jefferson most alike? Both worked together to write the Declaration of Independence. Both initially refused to serve in the Constitutional Convention. Both served on the committee to negotiate

  3. Social Studies

    Which of the following was one important contribution made by Benjamin Franklin during the constitutional convention? A.) He called for an end to the Articles of Confederation B.) He is known as the primary author of the U.S constitution. C.) He made a

  4. 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

  5. S.S. Check answers

    1. The Americans formed a republic, a government in which citizens rule through a. elected representatives.*** b. monarchies. c. kingships. d. appointed representatives. 2. Convention delegates broke the deadlock between large and small states when they

  6. SOCIAL STUDIES

    Q: How can the Constitution be amended? My answer: The Constitution comes along with an amendment that may be introduced by congress. The way that an amendment could be proposed is if there are two-thirds votes from each house of representatives. The

  7. civics

    How did the writers of the U.S Constitution improve the amendment process from that of the Articles of Confederation? A) It required unanimous consent by the states to amend B) It required support of six of the 13 states to amend C) It required support of

  8. gs history

    Where did the Constitutional Convention of 1787 take place? maybe questions 1-4 please I need help A.White House B.University of Georgia C.Smithsonian Building D.Independence Hall

  9. Government

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  10. History

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  11. Civics

    Which of the following is a law passed by congress? common law constitutional law*** natural law statutory law Which is the only crime defined in the constitution? treason bank robbery murder*** arson Which of the following happens if a conflict occurs

  12. Civics

    Patrick Henry made this statement in his speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. The purpose of the speech was to explain why he opposed ratifying the Constitution without a Bill of Rights. A quotation by Patrick Henry at the Virginia Ratifying

  13. History

    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

  14. Social Studies

    1.What was the initial purpose of the constitutional conversation A. To write the constitution B. To Amend the constitution C.to amend the articles of confederation D. To ratify the constitution My answer C 2. What fundamental problem did Noah Webster see

  15. Social studies

    What was the initial purpose of the constitutional convention?

  16. History

    Hi I have another question. How did George Mason influence the creation of the Bill of Rights? A. He refused to sign the U.S. Constitution B. He encouraged others to oppose the ratification of the constitution C. He assembled an antifederalist convention

  17. AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

    Why does the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence are called Living documents? I need an answer why to write my government report. The Constitution is a living document because we can amend and change it. Also, the Supreme Court continuously

  18. Social Studies

    what was the purpose of the constitutional convention held in philadelphia in 1787? A.To sign the treaty of paris B.To select the nation's new president. C. to revise the Articles of Confederation D.to draft a declaration of independence My answer is c

  19. English

    Outline the structure of the classification paragraph in the space provided below. Topic sentence: Purpose 1: Purpose 2: Purpose 3: Purpose 4: ​Concluding statement: Authors typically write for one of four purposes. Writers write to inform readers, that

  20. Civics

    7. The original purpose of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was to A. develop the principle of states' rights. B. solve the slavery issue. C. revise the Articles of Confederation. D. elect the first president of the United States. C?

  21. Government

    Which of the following are non-legislative powers of Congress? Choose one. A. make laws B. amend the constitution C. create a national public school D. censure public media E. tax exports Please help. My guess would be either E or C

  22. World History

    In a paragraph, analyze the Great Compromise during the Constitutional Convention. What problem did it solve? What were the alternatives?

  23. History

    Which answer summarizes the main topic of the Constitutional Convention? A.)They argued about federalism and how the federal and state governments would share power. B.)They argued about the Articles of Confederation and how to change it to serve the

  24. History @Reed

    How were the Revolutionary efforts of George Mason and Thomas Jefferson most alike? Both worked together to write the Declaration of Independence.**** Both initially refused to serve in the Constitutional Convention. Both served on the committee to

  25. History

    12.)Which answer correctly summarizes the accomplishments of Lucretia Mott? A.)Mott founded several temperance and abolition groups. B.)Mott drafted a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote. C.)Mott authored the Declaration of Sentiments

  26. social studies

    During the Constitutional Convention, a constitution was drafted defining the powers of the federal government. State at least 10 of these powers.

  27. History

    Describe the delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention.

  28. Civics

    Which of the following is a law passed by congress A. common law B. Constitutional law C. Natural law D. Statutory law Which is the only crime defined in the constitution? A. Treason B. Bank robbery C. Murder D. Arson Which of the following happens if

  29. civics

    How did Shays' Rebellion lead to the Constitutional Convention of 1787?

  30. Civics

    Patrick Henry made this statement in his speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. The purpose of the speech was to explain why he opposed ratifying the Constitution without a Bill of Rights. Quotation taken from a 1788 speech by Patrick Henry at the

  31. American Constitutional Law

    In view of canons of construction and interpretation, name and explain three necessary elements that you must consider before drafting language to amend the U.S. Constitution. Where do I find the three necessary elements?

  32. Civics

    1. "We, the people of the State of Florida, being grateful to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, in order to secure its benefits, perfect out government, ensure domestic tranquillity, maintain public order, and guarantee equal civil and political

  33. government

    what inspired the Constitutional Convention in 1787

  34. Civics

    Patrick Henry made this statement in his speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. The purpose of the speech was to explain why he opposed ratifying the Constitution without a Bill of Rights. Quotation taken from a 1788 speech by Patrick Henry at the

  35. Plz Help-----History @Ms. Sue or Reed

    How were the Revolutionary efforts of George Mason and Thomas Jefferson most alike? Both worked together to write the Declaration of Independence. Both initially refused to serve in the Constitutional Convention. Both served on the committee to negotiate

  36. Social Studdies, can you check my awnser?

    1. What was the initial purpose of the Costitutional Convection? A. to write the constitution B. To amend the constitution C. To amend the Articles of Confederation** D. To ratify the Constitution

  37. American Constitutional Law

    List the two (2) primary paths you would pursue to amend the U.S. Constitution. Cite the applicable section(s) of the Constitution.

  38. American history

    What were the causes of shays rebellion and how did it lead to the constitutional convention? Thanks!!!!

  39. Const convention

    Why did Rhode Island not participate in the Constitutional Convention?

  40. civics

    At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, a major conflict between the delegates centered on the issue of __________.

  41. geography

    Washington long to retire to his felt at Mount Vernon but he soon realized that the nation under Confederation was not functioning well so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the constitutional convention at Philadelphia in 1787 when the new

  42. American Government Help

    I have this question that I have to answer and I honestly have no idea what this means, American Government is my worst subject, I swear. Please help me? I'm comparing the U.S. constitution to the constitution of Colorado... Asses the merit of explicit

  43. civics

    During the Constitutional Convention, which issue did the Great Compromise address? (1 point) congressional representation election of the president membership of the Supreme Court relationship of the states to each other 15. Which of the following is the

  44. US History

    What were 2 compromises made at the Constitutional Convention?

  45. social studies

    what did delegates at the constitutional convention hope to accomplish

  46. Help fast

    which of the following was one important contribution made by Benjamin Franklin during the constitutional convention?

  47. American Government

    The Preamble to the Constitution explains the purposes of the U.S. Government. One of them is to "secure the blessings of liberty." What provisions (at least 2) in the Constitution ensure that this purpose is achieved? I have looked everywhere for this and

  48. writing

    Identify the nouns using P for a proper noun, C for a common noun, and COL for a collective noun. It was written in Philadelphia at the Constitutional Convention. Fifty-five representatives from a dozen states drafted the document between May and September

  49. government

    What caused states to demand a constitutional Convention and explain why? What three issues caused the most conflict during the Constitutional Convention and why? How did the COnstitutional delegates solve these problems? Please tell me how to answer the

  50. His

    Analyze the influences of The Articles of Confederation on the creation of the U. S. Constitution. close to 200 words Of all the famous compromises to take place during the Constitutional Convention, which one do you believe was the most significant and

  51. Social Studies

    8.Which point in the Virginia Plan was objected to by supporters of the New Jersey Plan? A. Larger states should have more representatvies in Congress B. Congress requires greater power C. The government needs an executive branch D. The government needs a

  52. American Constitutional Law

    In view of the canons of construction and interpretation, name and explain three (3) necessary elements that you must consider before drafting language to amend the U.S. Constitution.

  53. social studies

    Who was the presiding officer at the Constitutional Convention?

  54. American Government

    if the U.S. were to have another constitutional convention, would we keep a federal system or change? why or why not

  55. Lesson 8: Calling the Constitutional Convention

    I need help on Lesson 8: Calling the Constitutional Convention. I am a Connexus student.

  56. History

    Hey! I need the answers for Lesson 8: Calling the Constitutional Convention. Does anybody know them? I am a Connexus student.

  57. History

    which of the following Explain the Three-Fifths Compromise and the impact on the political future of the country?] A.)Delegates agreed that three-fifths of the voting members had to be in favor of a law before it was written into constitution B.)Delegates

  58. American Government

    "No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

  59. U.S. Government

    "No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the State, for a period of ten years...." -Arkansas state constitution, Article 19, Section 2 Why

  60. U.S. History

    Describe the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention

  61. History

    Def of Constitutional Convention : meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to Articles of Confederation I have to write an example of the Constitutional Convention. What would that be

  62. HELP!

    What caused states to demand a constitutional Convention and explain why? What three issues caused the most conflict during the Constitutional Convention and why? How did the COnstitutional delegates solve these problems? Plese tell me good site and teach

  63. HELP!

    What caused states to demand a constitutional Convention and explain why? What three issues caused the most conflict during the Constitutional Convention and why? How did the COnstitutional delegates solve these problems? Plese tell me good site and teach

  64. Help!!

    What caused states to demand a constitutional Convention and explain why? What three issues caused the most conflict during the Constitutional Convention and why? How did the COnstitutional delegates solve these problems? Plese tell me good site and teach

  65. History

    1.)Under the Articles of Confederation, _____. a)coordination among the States was difficult *b)Congress held both legislative and executive authority c)the national government could not force the States to obey its laws d)All of these answers are correct.

  66. social studies

    What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention?

  67. US Gov

    The reason a statement specific to state powers was not part of the original U.S. Constitution was that: a. New York delegates refused to allow discussion on the matter. b. it was assumed to be obvious. c. it was deleted under the Virginia Plan. d. no such

  68. History

    are my answers correct? In which of the following years was the United States Constitution ratified by the states. a. 1774 b. 1787(x) c. 1743 d. 1792 Which of the following presided over the Constitutional Convention? a. Alexander Hamilton b. William

  69. US History

    Rhode Island abstained from attending the Constitutional Convention because they did not believe in the the process. Then how did they feel about the Constitution?

  70. history

    The _____________was a meeting of delegates from several New England states to consider the question of seceding from the United States. Secession Convention Charleston Convention Constitutional Convention Hartford Convention I think C

  71. Constutional Law

    I have two question i am having trouble with! 1.name and explain 3 elements that must be considered before drafting language to amend the U.S Constitution? I came up with: The action being taken The necessity of said action The intent of the amendment i

  72. American Constitutional Law

    The Constitution may be amended by A. Congress proposing and the states ratifying an amendment. B. a majority vote in an election. C. the Constitutional Convention. D. Both A and C Is it D?

  73. US History

    This is a letter from George Washington to Patrick Henry: September 24, 1787 I don't understand what his purpose and point of view is. Please help me!!! Dear Sir: In the first moment after my return I take the liberty of sending you a copy of the

  74. History

    What was the primary purpose of the Constitutional convention of 1787? A. Outlaw slavery In both the north and south B. Place taxes on the imports and exports C. Revise the articles of confederation D. Reduce the power of the federal government

  75. civics

    which of the following is the part of the ratification prossess in the u.s constitution that has never been used A) congress calls for national conventional convention B)congress votes by two thirds majority votes to purpose an amendment C) three fouths of

  76. US History

    Was there anyone missing from the constitutional convention and if so who was missing from the constitutional convention? I didn't know some people were missing. Can some explain this?

  77. American Government

    Read the excerpt from the state constitution of Arkansas, which was adopted in 1874. No person who may hereafter fight a duel, assist in the same as second, or send, accept, or knowingly carry a challenge therefor, shall hold any office in the state, for a

  78. American Democracy

    Multiple choice Q The presidents constitutional roles,such as chief executive and commander-in-chief: A> are bassed on very precise constitutional grants of power B> are rooted in tradition only;they have no basis in the language of the constitution C> are

  79. Social Studies

    Two ways you can amend the Constitution... HELP!!!!!!

  80. socials

    what the purpose of the charlottetown accord? this the passage prime minister mulroney believed he had to continue with the constitution debate. Anxious to avoid previous mistakes, his government appointed a special "Citizen's Forum"-a committe that

  81. S.S.

    Where did the Constitutional Convention meet?

  82. American Government

    If the U.S. were to have another constitutional convention, would we keep a federal system or change it? why or why not?

  83. U.S. Studies

    What were the two groups that emerged after the constitutional convention? What did each group want?

  84. American Government

    If the U.S. were to have another constitutional convention, would we keep a federal system or change it? why or why not?

  85. Georgia State History

    What is a compromise? Explain why a compromise was necessary at the Constitutional Convention to agree on the structure of the new American Government. (Answer the questions below) One group of delegates believed: They believed the convention would break

  86. History/Government

    At the Constitutional Convention, what did the Great Comprimise settled dispute over?

  87. ss

    How did the two compromises reached during the Constitutional Convention satisfy competing groups?

  88. social studies

    How did the two compromises reached during the Constitutional Convention satisfy competing groups?

  89. History

    What is "constitutional power?" I have to write a response to this statement (either agreeing/disagreeing): "The Prime Minister of Canada has more constitutional power than the President of the United States." So I don't quite understand what

  90. JUST HELP ME

    ok i have to write a constitution and i have everything i want on it but i need to know how to put it in constitutional form please help TAYLOR Graves Make an outline. THen in the outline organize it by function: executive legislative judicial

  91. us history

    How did the 13 states' differences on the issue of slavey contribute to the outcome of the Constitutional Convention?

  92. government by people

    the Constitutional convention, which plan contained the idea of what would eventualy become the supremacy clause?

  93. government

    the difference among members of the constitutional convention were settled by a duels b compromises c boycotts d all of the above

  94. American Gov

    Under Article V of the U.S. Constitution there are two ways to propose an amendment to the Constitution: by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of both houses of Congress, or by a national convention called by Congress at the request of two-thirds (2/3) of the state

  95. social studies

    Which of the following statements best describes the role of a Georgia representative at the Constitutional Convention? A. William Pierce cast a vote, breaking a tie over the Bill of Rights. B. William Few voted with the large states, leading to the

  96. Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

    How does constitutional law affect the development of the criminal code? (What I have)is research on: I have researched the constitutional law and the criminal code, but I can not find where the constitutional law affects the criminal code. For one, the

  97. American History

    American History- What impact did the Three-Fifths Compromise have on the passage of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention? What impact did the Three-Fifths Compromise have on the passage of the Constitution at the Philadelphia Convention? A)

  98. Fair and Impartial Jury?

    Hello, I have a question on a study guide that I am not sure of the answer to: In a criminal case, does a defendant has the constitutional right to a fair and impartial jury? My instinct is to say yes, however, I looked at the 6th ammendement which states:

  99. Thomas Jefferson

    http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jefffed.html I am having difficulty answering a question pertaining to how Thomas Jefferson influenced the constitution of the US. First, he wasn't even at the convention, he was in France so I am trying prove the

  100. criminal law

    1 Constitutional law The law as expressed in the U.S. Constitution and the various state constitutions. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. State constitutions are supreme within state borders to the extent that they do not violate the

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