The Most Common Reasons: The Ratification Of The Constitution

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Some people say that the Constitution is good; some say it is bad. The people who opposed the Constitution were referred to as Anti-Federalists. The most common reason that they did not support the Constitution is because they thought it gave too much power to the government. I am here to inform you about all the reasons that the ratification of the Constitution was good. First, you will need to know about how it all happened. In May of 1787, representatives from the states gathered in Philadelphia at a Constitutional Convention. This meeting was organized to improve the Articles of Confederation, which previously acted as a National Government. Some major characters that attended this meeting were James Madison, Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. George Washington was elected as the president of the Convention. Many people did not attend the Convention. Many feared a central government stronger than the one they…show more content…
This is known as the separation of powers. The central government was divided into the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. The legislative branch was responsible for making and passing laws. It was made up of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representatives. The legislative branch also approves treaties, declares war, grants money and confirms presidential appointments. The executive branch consists of the President, Vice President and all of the departments that help run the government. The executive branch carries out all laws that are passed by the legislative branch. The executive branch also commands the armed forces, makes treaties and conducts foreign policy. The judicial branch consists of all of the national courts and is responsible for interpreting the laws, punishing criminals and settling disputes between the states. The judicial branch also reviews lower court decisions. These three branches of government are a checks and balance system for each

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