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TAMU HIST 105 - Hist 105 16

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Hist 1052/27/192/3 sate legislature ask congress to hold a convention, convention summons authority of the people so they can’t really do anything. 2/3 vote in both houses of congress to propose an amendment. Ratifying a proposed amendment ¾ of the state legislature or state convention. 4000 amendments have been proposed but only 27th have gone through. Changed most often by supreme court. Setting up national judiciary.Articles 1 sets up congress, Article 2 sets up office of the President, Article 3 sets up Judiciary shortest out of the 3 will have national and supporting courts, original; hear it for the first time, appellate jurisdiction can review other courts process.Judiciary act of 1789, sets up supreme court, 6 – 7 – 9 – 10 – 11 – 9 supreme court justices, set up lower level of courts; Circuit Courts; 3 New England, Middle, and Southern region. District Courts set up as well, 13 courts. First Step of Judicial review; Supreme Court has the final say to what the Constitution means. Judges are elected, never judged, and are appointed for life. Symbolic figure of the president presides of the nation as a image, George Washington creates the cabinmates group of unofficial adviser. Thomas Jefferson pointed to three positions John Lock, Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton those were great men, contribution to human knowledge. Greatest man who ever live was Julius Caesar – Hamilton looked up to him. Obsessed with power. Constitution fell short of astrong enough government. Plan to refinance the national debt to make America a economic and military powerhouse, large nationaldebt is a blessing. Unpaid interest pay debt 100% - should new government pay off old government. Many soldiers and farmers who participated in the war have been paid with iou, the value of the ious. Speculation of ious, value of national debt would skyrocket, windfall for businessmen. Refinancing the national debt will get support from the wealthy and help get a stronger government and take a step towards an economic and military powerhouse.Goes to states, takes all of their debt, and to create a national bank; 80 % private and 20% public, to make money, for profit public institution, to regulate the economy and create a paper currency. Can’t serve both interests of public and private institutions, people thought it was made to make the rich richer. Hamilton believed that the bank would help America become an empire. Sets about to use new national government to make this


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