POL 1 - Writting Assignment 2

POL 1 - Writting Assignment 2 - Andrew Gladue POL 1 Section...

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Andrew Gladue POL 1: Section 1768 Instructor: Katie Desmond Unit 2: Week 2, Writing Assignment 2 1. During the creation of the Constitution the country was split between Anti-Federalists and Federalists. Federalists wanted the national government to have more power, while the Anti-Federalists wanted the states to have equal power. This is understandable because prior to the Constitution the country was made up of colonies / states, which really functioned differently from one another. The Anti-Federalists believed congress and the executive branch held too much power. They were highly against the “necessary and proper” clause. The Federalists obviously wanted the national government and believed in all of its functions such as having an army during peacetime. This debate of power greatly shaped what our Constitution became today, with parts to appease both crowds. Today the government allows states to have laws, such as the age limit to buy cigarettes in California is 18, while in New
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