Discussion Weeks 3 – Chapter 7 and 8


Chapter 7

  1. Why do you think that the US Constitution does not cite God or mention religion in anyway?
  2. What was so unprecedented about the new state constitutions, and what principles of government did they embody?
  3. What sorts of men drafted the Constitution in 1787, and how representative were they of all Americans? What explains the differences between the Federalists and the Anti- federalist? Do you think they shared the same vision of what they wanted America to become? How widespread was the popular backing for the Constitution, and what accounts for its ratification?

Chapter 8

  1. 1.What role did the “people” play in Washington’s inauguration in 1789? What was the purpose of the grand procession, and why was the militia present?
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