Due October 25 at 11:59 PM
Complete 3 the following 5 activities.
Remember your response must be a minimum of 150 words in length to receive credit unless otherwise noted. For full credit your answers must demonstrate an understanding of historical information, people and concepts by incorporating information from our class text, images, videos and materials. Your answers must also include your own thoughts, opinions, ideas, or reactions to the information. Use of outside information from websites, books, or any other sources when answering these questions is an example of academic dishonesty and is not allowed. See the Reflection Activity Rubric for full grading details. Reflection Activities Rubric
#1: In what ways was the constitution a document of compromise between competing interests?
#2: What factors led to the creation of America’s first political parties, the Federalists and the Republicans? What were the major differences between these parties?
#3: How did Hamilton implement his vision of political, economic and social policies for the newly formed republic? Why were his policies so controversial.
#4: What do you see as some of the successes of President Jefferson’s policies? In what ways did his policies also lead to or exacerbate (make worse) problems?
#5: What impacts did foreign policy have in the early years of the United States? What were some of the greatest international challenges facing the new republic?
Due October 25 at 11:59 PM
Step 1: Choose and read one of the documents, either the Federalist or the Anti-Federalist papers.
Anti Federalist Papers.pdf
Step 2: Answer the following questions. Your response to each question must be at least 100 words in length. Use the following Primary Source Rubric as your guide.
Question One: Are your authors in favor of adopting the new constitution? Why or why not?
Question Two: How do your authors feel about a bill of rights; do they think it is necessary to have such rights listed in the constitution?
Question Three: List what you feel are the five most compelling or convincing arguments your authors make about why the constitution should or should not be ratified. And if the government which is being proposed would be good for the country.
Question Four: To what degree do you agree or disagree with your authors’ arguments and point of view?
Step 3: When you respond to another student’s post I would like you to choose a student who wrote about the document you did not write about. In other words if you looked at the Federalist Paper, comment on an Anti-Federalist post and vice versa.
In your response you should indicate what you thought to be the best argument listed by your poster in Question number three. Then you should discuss in what ways the arguments refute or challenge those made by your Authors.