Chapter 2 - Constitution The Federalist Papers which were written by Hamilton Madison and Jay under the name “Publius.” The Antifederalists

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1. The framers wanted to create a powerful national government with safeguards against misuse of that power. To do so, the framers included three limitations in the Constitution: separation of powers, federalism, and the Bill of Rights The framers have placed such limitations on the government they had just created because they were afraid of giving power to someone to control all over the country like England did. Therefore, they wanted to create a new government that would not tax them and regulate trades. 2. The Federalists favored a strong national government and supported ratification of the Constitution. The Antifederalists opposed the Constitution because they feared that a strong national government would revert to tyranny. Accordingly, the Antifederalists favored a decentralized or state-based government. The debate over ratification centered around a series of essays written in support of the
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Unformatted text preview: Constitution, The Federalist Papers, which were written by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay under the name “Publius.” The Antifederalists responded with essays from “Brutus” (Robert Yates) and “The Federal Farmer” (Richard Henry Lee). I think I would have sided with the Federalists because I also believe in their opinion. 3.1 The longest possible time a person can serve as President of the United States is two four-years terms because it is the “Twenty-second Amendment” of the United States Constitution. 3.2 He refuses to testify against himself. 3.3 3.3.1 MY SCORE IS: 8 OUT OF 10 ON THE CONSTITUTION FACTS QUIZ! 3.3.2 YOUR CONSTITUTION I.Q. IS: CONSTITUTION WHIZ KID 3.3.3 THE AVERAGE SCORE FOR PEOPLE FROM TX IS 6.09 3.3.4 THE AVERAGE SCORE NATIONALLY IS 5.953...
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course GOVT 1301 taught by Professor Capentor during the Spring '11 term at Cy-Fair College.

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Chapter 2 - Constitution The Federalist Papers which were written by Hamilton Madison and Jay under the name “Publius.” The Antifederalists

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