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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The 10th Amendment of the United States Constitution The States What was happening at the time of ratification? are given to... Powers not given to the federal government... The United States was forming a new government after the Articles of Confederation failed. Federalists thought a bill of rights would lead people and states to assume these were the only rights they had. The Bill of Rights is added with the 10th amendment so states understand the rights in the Bill of Rights are not their only rights. BUT What are some ongoing effects of the 10th amendment? Because of the 10th amendment, states have the power to... Set their own laws about education.Example: States can choose to adoptthe Common Core State Standards or not. Anti-Federalists wanteda bill of rights to protect rights from the power of the federal government. Set their own laws on family affairs like marriage.Example: Montana has laws making gay marriage illegal, while it's legal in Hawaii. It helped keep some of the state power lost in the transition from the Articles of Confederation to the Constituion When debating Hamilton's plan to rebuild the economy, Thomas Jefferson, an anti-federalist, used the 10th amendment by saying that chartering banks are a reserved state right because it was not granted to the federal government. What effect did it have on early american society? The 10th Amendment was a compromise between the two groups. Key Point:
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