Polisci assignment 2

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1. What did the various states share as common interests, and what were the competing values? .The various states wanted a strong union that would have a national government responsible for collecting taxes, adopting a  national currency, supplying an armed force (at the time to stop such rebellion as led by Shay) and also to protect from foreign  invaders, and finally to bring the economy as a whole together. They wanted a government that could favor the values of the framers  that went about making it (the southern plantation owners and the merchants and rich men in new england) these two main groups  of people wanting to make the constituio to provide economic stability, and long term union amongst the states. They wanted a  strong national government this was favored by a party called the Federalists, while the Anti-Federalists were against it entirely. The  Federalists proposed more power to the national government to allow it to be free to pass laws and be a strong force to stand up  against European and Indian enemies. However Anti-Federalists wanted more power to go to the states and to have a weak national  government similar to the Articles of Confederation. 2. What would be the ideal federal relationship? How important is it to have a strong national government while protecting the 
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2011 for the course POLS 2301 taught by Professor Beggan during the Spring '08 term at Lamar University.

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