Essay On Should Constitution Be Ratified

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Haylie Stickel Civics Frickman Should the constitution be ratified or should it be tossed? The Articles of Confederation established America’s first national government but it was a weak one because it was a free government. This became apparent after Shay’s Rebellion; the government couldn’t regulate the economy or apply a foreign policy. We needed to change the Articles of Confederation thus a meeting was called to the Annapolis Convention. There were plenty of arguments over what to add or take out so some delegates came up with the idea to abandon the Articles of Confederation and establish a new constitution. I was completely for this new constitution because it would secure our government and people. Many others were against this new idea because it was not fair to the people and could cause a monarchy. Although this is true, the people have more of a say in this new government because they vote to choose our representatives and they can vote to change the representatives or…show more content…
I do not believe people would want a new constitution. Everybody loves their freedom in the United States; we just don’t like the politicians. We need new politicians to follow our current constitution. There is no way I would ever ask our politicians today to create a new constitution, nor do I think anyone else would. Although if maybe a few more years we get better politicians I would agree we need to have a more up to date constitution. I don’t feel we need a completely new one, we just to revise the old one. Since our government has become so big and corporate we have lost sight of our basic constitutional privileges. We also need to change the tension between political parties. They’re all stuck in their own worlds; fighting with one another that they forgot their supposed to be benefiting us. As of today I don’t believe the same results would happen but I do believe they should happen in the

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