I’m working on a political science multi-part question and need support to help me learn.
1. Why were the Article of Confederation replaced with a new constitution (the Constitution of 1787)?
2. What were THREE fundamental difference between the Articles of Confederation (1777-1787) and the Constitution of the United States (1789 through the Present)?
3. During the Constitutional Debate and Ratification of 1787-1789 there were two groups of people (broadly) the Federalist and the Anti-Federalist. Who were these two groups? What did they believe in, and what did they fear? Think about the role of Tyranny here.
Answer in Roughly Two Paragraphs.
4. We often speak of a “Great Compromise” during the drafting of the Constitution in 1787. What was the “Great Compromise” and why was there need for a compromise?
Hint: It has something to do with representation between big and small states.
5. Long Essay #2: For this essay you should be writing about a page and a half. Use the Constitution and the Federalist papers that we read, and other material you find relevant to answer this question.
The Constitution of the United States reflects the idea of a ‘separation of powers’ and ‘checks and balances’ between different branches of government. What are the three branches of government? How was power divided and what powers did the Constitution assign each of the three branches, and how do each of the three branches check the power of the other branches? Refer to the corresponding articles in the Constitution for each of the branches of government.