UWEC POLS 110 - Underlying divisions, Structure of Government, Representation, the Constitution (2 pages)

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Federalists v. Antifederalists Structure of Goverment Representation Bill of Rights


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Course:
Pols 110 - American National Politics
Edition:
1

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POLS 110 1st Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Capitalism Equality Consent of the government II Creation of the Constitution III Crafting the Constitution Compromise Ratification and Quick Amendment Outline of Current Lecture I The underlying divisions II The Structure of the Government III Representation IV The Relationship Between the National and State Governments V The Constitution VI The Bill of Rights 1791 Current Lecture I The underlying divisions A There were 2 main divisions dealing with how much power state and national government should have a Federalists favored stronger national government compared to the Articles of Confederation decreased state power supporters Alexander Hamilton James Madison John Jay b Antifederalists favored only SLIGHTLY increasing national power emphasis on state power supporters Samuel Adams Patrick Henry B In many cases some delegates went both ways depending on what issue C It was 50 50 split so a compromise was necessary II The Structure of the Government A Separation of Powers each branch responsible for different aspects of government B Checks and Balances each branch able to thwart the other branches a Both are important to creating a system of limitations on the behavior of government creates a network of branches that interact and impede each other no ONE branch can act without the approval of others III Representation A Big State Small State Conflict are we a nation of states or a nation of citizens 3 4 states had majority if representation would be based only on These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute population B The Connecticut Compromise a No one is happy that means it is a good compromise each state was given equal representation Senate and each state was given proportional representation House th C 3 5 Compromise a Southern states wanted their slaves to count so they could have a larger



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