Fed. 44 - Andrew Golden Mr. Miller AP Am. Government 13...

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Andrew Golden Mr. Miller AP Am. Government 13 September 2007 Federalist 44 – Summary James Madison wrote the forty-fourth Federalist Paper , which focuses on the Constitution's limitation of the power of the states, something strongly criticized by the Anti-Federalists, who wanted greater state sovereignty. Titled, "Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States," the essay expresses the four alternate paths the framers of the Constitution could have taken instead of including the “Necessary and Proper” clause, which single-handedly expanded the powers of Congress an enormous degree. The four ways Madison says the framers could have, or should have, in his opinion, avoided the mentioned clause are listed as follows: 1. “They might have copied the second article of the existing Confederation, which would have prohibited the exercise of any power not expressly delegated.” 2. “They might have attempted a positive enumeration of the powers comprehended under the general terms "necessary and proper." 3.
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