The constitution (Key principles in the Constitution (limited government ,…
Key principles in the Constitution
separation of power
rule of law
checks and balance
new jersey plan ; a proposal for the structure of the United States Government
great compromise ; an agreement that large and small states reached during the Constitutional Convention of 1787 that in part defined the legislative structure and representation that each state would have under the United States
virginia plan ; a proposal by Virginia delegates for a bicameral legislative branch.
3/5 compromise ; population of slaves would be counted as three-fifths in total when apportioning Representatives, as well as Presidential electors and taxes.
slave trade compromise : restricted the number of slaves counted toward representation and taxation
electoral college ; Electoral College consists of 538 electors. A majority of 270 electoral votes is required to elect the President
Parts of the Constitution
Federalists vs. Antifederalists