Ratification Editorial 1. Pretend you are the editor of a New York newspaper in early 1788. Outline an editorial supporting or opposing ratification of the Constitution. Be sure to explain why you have taken your position and include facts to support your opinion. Refer to historical incidents to support your arguments.
Under what conditions can government be dissolved? Reading 2: John P. Roche, The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action 1. What does Roche mean when he describes the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as a democratic reform caucus? 2. What were the major political constraints operating during the Constitutional Convention of 1787?
Declaration of Rights from the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania This paper will compare and contrast two amendments in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Rights from the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Specifically the similarities and differences between Sections three and six from the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Amendments one and seven of the U.S. Constitution. The United States Constitution The Constitution was created after Shays's Rebellion in an attempt to create "more perfect union" between the thirteen states and was signed on September 17, 1787 by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia (O'Connor, Sabato, & Yanus, 2011). The Constitution established America’s national government and fundamental laws while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens (O'Connor, Sabato, & Yanus, 2011). The original ten amendments to The Bill of Rights were passed by the First Congress of the United States on September 25, 1789 and ratified December 15, 1791 (O'Connor, Sabato, & Yanus, 2011) Amendment I Amendment I of the U.S. Constitution states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right
15. The first shot fired at Lexington is known as “_______________________________________” Quote Examples: Try your best to get the quote word for word. If you cannot-paraphrase the quote- to the best of your ability. Include the name of the person giving the quote and/or the reason the quote was said. “We [Americans] have a natural resentment towards government.” Aaron Sorkin (anger towards King/British
(Thesis)- Main idea of the whole essay. (Introduction) leads in Aspect (A, B, C) For body paragraphs Note: in the test you need to start the essay by referring to the title of the story, the author and the key words Homecoming by Bruce Dawe Essay-Introduction Writing the illustration- 1) Make a Point 2) Back up with evidence e.g. Quote 3) comment on the effect it has on the readers (Aspect A)- first body paragraph Transition- first sentence Topic sentence-also the first sentence Illustration- examples quotes etc opinion Poetry has endeavoured to communicate human emotion and ideas over the centuries. Bruce Dawe’s poem homecoming conveys the trauma war-stricken situations and the loss involved. The poem is based around the returning
Imagine you have reached the breaking point and decide you are going to declare your own independence from this person or thing by writing/typing your own fictitious declaration. Using the Investigating the Declaration of Independence and textbook pgs 792-795 as aid in declaring your own independence. Your declaration should follow the same 6-part format used by Thomas Jefferson, the author, in the Declaration of Independence. Teenage Declaration of Independence format: Part I Preamble *
Please explain how the Constitution provides for a system of separation of powers and checks and balances. Provide a fully developed essay and cite sources used. The Constitution provides for a system of separation of powers and checks and balances in two steps. James Madison believed that “the Constitution should limit the powers of the majority” (Unit 1A, n.pag.). The two steps were Madison’s solution.
Federalist No. 51 OVERVIEW The framework of the American government today--a representative government with a strong federal government--was laid out in a series of essays or treatises collectively called the Federalist Papers. The author of Federalist Paper 51 is not known. The author argues that the Constitution's federal system and separation of powers will protect the rights of the people. GUIDED READING As you read, consider the following questions: • Why is the author so concerned with the distribution of power between the parts of government?
The Declaration of Independence is a document written by Thomas Jefferson between June 11th and June 28, 1776. It was accepted and signed by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. This announced the thirteen American colonies as independent states and no longer a part of Great Britain. The engrossed copy was ordered by Congress on July 19, and signed on August 2, 1776. The Declaration justified the independence of the United States by listing colonial grievances against King George III, and by asserting certain natural and legal rights, including a right of revolution.
A guide for critique of research articles Following is the list of criteria to evaluate (critique) a research article. Please note that you should first summarize the paper and then evaluate different parts of it. Most of the evaluation section should be devoted to evaluation of internal validity of the conclusions. Please add at the end a section entitled ''changes in the design/procedures if I want to replicate this study." Attach a copy of the original article to your paper.