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American Studies - Dr. Trammell
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What were the Founders' basic ideas about government?
What shaped the Founders' thinking about government?
What happened at the Philadelphia Convention?
What were the British colonies in America like in the 1770's? (1)
Why do we need government? (2)
What is republican government? (3)
What is constitutional government? (4)
How can we organize government to prevent the abuse of power? (5)
How did constitutional government develop in Great Britain? (6)
What experiences led to the American Revolution? (7)
What basic ideas about government are in the Declaration of Independence? (8)
How did the states govern themselves after the Revolution? (10)
How did the Articles of Confederation organize the first national government? (11)
Who attended the Philadelphia Convention? How was it organized? (12)
How did the Framers resolve the conflict about representation in Congress? (13)
How did the Framers resolve the conflict between the Northern and Southern states? (14)
How did the Framers resolve the conflict about the powers of the legislative branch? (15)
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