APUSH Chapter 6 - Mishelle Goykhberg Ms Louis APUSH Chapter 6 Recall and Reflect 1 How did the Constitution of 1787 attempt to resolve the weaknesses of

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Mishelle Goykhberg Ms. Louis APUSH 1/2/19 Chapter 6 Recall and Reflect 1. How did the Constitution of 1787 attempt to resolve the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation? The Constitution of 1787 attempted to resolve the questions about America’s thoughts on sovereignty and limited power. The leaders were afraid of creating a tyrannical government and believed that a large republic was less likely to produce tyranny because it contain many different factions, so no single group could dominate. The constitution also stated that individual states must remain sovereign and that all power of the government rests with the people. The only definite power was that the constitution was supreme law and no state had the authority to defy it. The government also had the power to tax, regulate commerce, control currency, and pass laws. 2. What role did The Federalist Papers play in the battle over ratification of the Constitution? The Federalists supported the constitution exactly as it was. A series of papers, titled the federalist papers, was released explaining why the Constitution was needed and virtuous. They were argued with by the Antifederalists who opposed the constitution. The Anti Federalists
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