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  • 1.WantedA Just Right Government

2. WantedA government that:

  • much
  • say
  • states
  • power
  • rights

3.

  • We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they areendowedby their Creator with certainunalienablerights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

4.

  • That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government

5.

  • That tosecuretheserights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government

6.

  • That tosecuretheserights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their justpowersfrom theconsentof thegoverned , that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government

7.

  • That tosecuretheserights , governments are instituted among men, deriving their justpowersfrom theconsentof thegoverned , that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institutenewgovernment

8. The First Attempt:These Articles Aint Workin!

  • central representatives
  • 1777 President
  • government (x 2) Articles
  • independent one

9.

  • Aconfederationis agroupof
  • individualsunited together for
  • apurpose .

10. Hey, This is Great!

  • What did people like about the
  • Articles of Confederation?

11. Hey, This is Great!

  • States get to keep theirpowerandindependence

12. Hey, This is Great!

  • States get to keep theirpowerandindependence
  • Nogovernmenttelling the states what todo

13. Hey, This is Great!

  • States get to keep theirpowerandindependence .
  • Nogovernmenttelling the states what todo .
  • Congress had the power to create amilitaryto protect all thestates .

14. But Wait

  • What was wrong with the
  • Articles of Confederation?

15. But Wait

  • Congress had no way toenforceitslaws .

16. But Wait

  • Congress had no way toenforceitslaws .
  • That meant states couldignorelaws.

17. But Wait

  • Congress had no way toenforceitslaws .
  • That meant states couldignorelaws.
  • Congress did not have the power to collecttaxesto pay for the military.

18. But Wait

  • Congress had no way toenforceitslaws .
  • That meant states couldignorelaws.
  • Congress did not have the power to collecttaxesto pay for the military.
  • The Articles could only bechangedifallstates agreed.

19. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?

20. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • 1. The Articles made a President in charge of the country.

21. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • The Articles made a President in charge of the country.(F)
  • States would still be independent under the Articles.

22. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • The Articles made a President in charge of the country.(F)
  • States would still be independent under the Articles. (T)
  • The Articles were easy to change.

23. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • The Articles made a President in charge of the country.(F)
  • States would still be independent under the Articles. (T)
  • The Articles were easy to change. (F)
  • The more people a state had, the more votes it got in Congress.

24. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • The Articles made a President in charge of the country.(F)
  • States would still be independent under the Articles. (T)
  • The Articles were easy to change. (F)
  • The more people a state had, the more votes it got in Congress. (F)

25. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • 5.Congress did not have the power to collect taxes.

26. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T)
  • Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow.

27. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T)
  • Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow. (F)
  • The Articles of Confederation created the first American government.

28. Mini Quiz #1 The Articles of Confederation

  • True or False?
  • Congress did not have the power to collect taxes. (T)
  • Congress could pass laws that the states had to follow. (F)
  • The Articles of Confederation created the first American government. (T)

29. This government istoo small! 30. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ ____ __ between the _____________ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________.

31. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the _____________ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________.

32. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ______________. For example, states made their citizens pay __________ on goods that came from other ____________.

33. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay __ ___ _ on goods that came from other __________.

34. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay _ taxes _ on goods that came from other __________.

35. Trouble in Paradise

  • Without a strong central government, there were ___ conflicts __ between the ____ states ____ that the powerless Congress could not ____ control ____. For example, states made their citizens pay _ taxes _ on goods that came from other __ states __.

36.

  • States had differentneeds .

37.

  • States had differentneeds .
    • For example, some states depended onfishing , while others mostly grewcrops .

38.

  • States had differentneeds .
    • For example, some states depended onfishing , while others mostly grewcrops .
  • States had differentsizes .

39.

  • States had differentneeds .
    • For example, some states depended onfishing , while others mostly grewcrops .
  • States had differentsizes .
    • Some states hadmanypeople and some states hadfew .

40.

  • States had differentneeds .
    • For example, some states depended onfishing , while others mostly grewcrops .
  • States had differentsizes .
    • Some states hadmanypeople and some states hadfew .
  • People had differentopinions .

41.

  • States had differentneeds .
    • For example, some states depended onfishing , while others mostly grewcrops .
  • States had differentsizes .
    • Some states hadmanypeople and some states hadfew .
  • People had differentopinions .
    • Some peoplefeareda central government while others thought a central government wasnecessary .

42. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States

    • True or false?
    • 1. Everybody thought the central government should have more power.

43. Mini Quiz #2 Problems Among States

    • True or false?