Ratifying the Constitution DBQ
“…thirteen powerful, independent, disunited States are in the habit off…refusing to obey our national Congress…I pray that we can act in time to prevent the bad things we fear may happen.” George Washington wrote this in a letter to John Jay (Doc 3). Even th
The colonists were living in a brand new country that had no track record. Considering that the articles of confederation had no precedent to follow, and no other government to imitate; the articles were fairly good. However, the Articles of Confederation could have been more e
Political Parties DBQ
Megan Kutruff, 3
AP American History
October 28, 2012
“When the sword is once drawn, the passions of men observe no bounds of moderation- Alexander Hamilton.” In this quote, Hamilton is referring to the fight between the federalists and the Jeffersonian Republicans.
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Ratifying the Constitution – A Document Based Question
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What were the major arguments used by each...