Fed 16 & 17

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Federalist No.16 APPARTS AUTHOR: Alexander Hamilton was one of the founding fathers of the United States and chief of staff to George Washington. He was the founder of the financial system and the first American political party. PLACE AND TIME: December 4, 1787. During this time the failures of the Articles of Confederation were being assessed. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: The Articles of Confederation were a major failure as a constitution. AUDIENCE: The intended audience of Federalist No.16 was those in New York. REASON: The reason for this document was to address the failures of the Articles of confederation and its inability to govern the country. THE MAIN IDEA: The Articles of Confederation would only bring destruction to the new country. SIGNIFICANCE: Brought up a point that a strong central government was needed for the country to survive . Federalist No.17 APPARTS AUTHOR: Alexander Hamilton was one of the founding fathers of the United States and chief of staff to George Washington. He was the founder of the financial system and the first American political party. PLACE AND TIME: December 4, 1787. During this time the failures of the Articles of Confederation were being assessed. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: The Articles of Confederation were a major failure as a constitution. AUDIENCE: The intended audience of Federalist No.17 was those in New York. REASON: The reason for this document was to address the problems with a powerful central government and give solutions to it. THE MAIN IDEA: States will have the most power over their citizens. SIGNIFICANCE: Determined that the states will have more power over the citizens than the
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