CHAPTERS 2 and 3


Define the following terms and give an example for each:

social- contract theory (Locke-1690)
















separation of powers




checks and balances




enumerated powers




necessary and proper clause




elastic clause




implied powers




supremacy 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 ?