Founding a Republic

Founding a Republic - republican government? What was...

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Founding a Republic Explain some of the ways in which the new republics founding generation grappled with questions about power, equality, and difference. What admirable goals did they achieve, and in what ways did they fall short of the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States. Discuss the different definitions of Republicanism that emerged in the new American republic. What elements did Americans believe were necessary to ensure the success of the
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Unformatted text preview: republican government? What was virtue, and why did Americans believe it was essential to their society after the Revolution? What efforts were made to promote virtuous government and society in the early republic? How were these views reflected in attitudes towards issues of education, gender roles for men and women, African Americans and Slavery, and the creation of of state and national governments between 1776 and 1780?...
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