Topics: Alexander Hamilton, United States Constitution, James Madison Pages: 2 (656 words) Published: November 24, 2011
Natasha Romanishan Class six Assignment 8
1. Why was there such opposition to the proposed Constitution of 1787? There was opposition to the constitution because many mainly the anti-federalists believed it would turn into tyranny and everything that happened in the American Revolution and there steps towards a democracy would end and it would become like Britain. Therefore the war would mean nothing and democracy would not happen, the government would take over. 2. Was there a violation of revolutionary ideology in the way the senate and house were organized? Was there a violation of revolutionary ideology in the office of president? The revolutionary ideology was to break away from a strong national government. I believe the senate and house were because they wanted a strong government and an over head whereas the president I do not think violated because he was fair and believed in the democracy not the government controlling everything. 3. Which of the Federalist Papers (#'s 10-39-51) did you find most interesting? Which one is the shortest and are they one and the same? I found the federalist paper 39 most interesting. I believe that 51 is the shortest. They are not all the same but all similar dealing with the same overall topic, it seems as each paper is a continuation that paper 39 is continuing with 10 but a different main point like there was three different points to the major concept. 4. Most historians regard George Washington as a successful president. Is his reputation deserved? Make a case for or against this assertion. I think George Washington was a strong successful president. I feel he was impartial, smart and a leader. He was thoughtful and had military experience. His decision to remain neutral in the war was a great move because it made us not choose sides until we had to and that way we weren’t enemies with either country. I think Washington was strategic with this move, he was a fair president. Overall, looked at both sides, tried to do...
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