Define the following terms and give an example for each:
social- contract theory (Locke-1690)
separation of powers
checks and balances
necessary and proper clause
What was the influence of John Locke on the Declaration of Independence (1776) ?
What was the influence of the Federalist Papers on the creation of the Constitution ?
Who is the "father of the Constitution" ?
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail ?
What was the impact of Shays' Rebellion ?
What was the Great Compromise ?
How did the Bill of Rights assure ratification of the Constitution ?