Topic: The Constitution and the Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Debate
If you were absent please see:
- the PowerPoint posted below
- the Constitutional Compromises chart
CLASSWORK/ HOMEWORK (if not completed in class) Due 10/3 (B), 10/4 (A)
Read the two primary sources representing a Federalist argument (John Jay) and an Anti-Federalist argument (Ellbridge Gerry).
Answer the following in 1-2 paragraphs.
Imagine you are a Federalist/Anti-Federalist delegate to the Constitutional Convention. Write an editorial to be published in a local newspaper arguing your point of view.
-Acknowledge why the Articles of Confederation need to be replaced
-Demonstrate an understanding of both arguments with a counterclaim and rebuttal