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One of the framers was called the Father of the Constitution Who was he?

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James Madison is known as the Father of the Constitution.

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The political arrangement preferred by the Framers was that of a republic, rather than a pure democracy, for example. Thomas Jefferson was one of the framers of the US Constitution.


The framers of the Constitution preferred a republic form of government. They did not want power to be concentrated on any one entity.


One of the framers fell off of the roof! The framers of the US Constitution seem to have been quite wise.


The framers of the constitution provided for four different methods to amend the Constitution. This means that even if one avenue is blocked there are ways around it.


I only know one, Thomas Jefferson and he is called the father of the constitution.


No one is called the Father of the Constitutional Convention.James Madison has been called the Father of the Constitution because of his enormous contribution to drafting the new US Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in 1787.


The framers of the Constitution understood that one document could not address every issue. They new they had to create a document that would be useful for centuries.


The framers of the Constitution did not want the new government to become a dictatorship. Dictatorships only have one leader and power goes unchecked.


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The framers distributed the power of the Constitution because the new world was to be created by the people. The new world wanted to get out from under the rule of one person, like in England.


The framers of the Constitution developed a structure of government with ranches so that no one could hold absolute power. There is a system of checks and balances in place.


The framers of the Constitution developed a structure of government with three branches in order for not one branch should gain too much power.


The framers wanted a separation of powers so that no one person or group would have complete control.


Prior Restraint. This is one of the main reasons the framers developed the first amendment of the constitution. Prior Restraint was very prevalent in the British Monarchy. When the framers established the constitution, they discussed many oppositions to British Law (one of which was prior restraint on expression). The only exception the framers eluded to was Seditious Libel (which they attempted to replicate [Alien and Seditions Act]. But it didnt pass)


Same thing he was one of the people to sign the constitution he already had a plan for the new government


The framers of the Constitution wanted to avoid power being concentrated on any one entity. They gave the House unique powers to check the powers of other branches.


It is true that the framers had quite a few conflicts and made some compromises while writing the Constitution. One of the major compromises resulted in the Bill of Rights.


The framers of the Constitution gave the president the power to veto a law as one facet of the checks and balances principle. With the power to veto a law, the president checks Congress.


in order that one house might act as a check on the other


One issue that the framers of the Preamble to the United States Constitution was an area about environmental issues. Environmental issues are covered in later Amendments to the Constitution.


One power that the framers of the US Constitution gave to the Senate is the ability to impeach a government official. They oversee the impeachment trial and can impeach with a two third majority.



because one house might act as a check on the other



They wanted to make sure all the power is not in one body.



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