Unit 1 - Did the Constitution's framers intend to create revolutionary and democratic document?
Read the following two essays:
Answer the following questions:
Define the following words, use each in a meaningful sentence.
Answer the following questions. Support your answer with evidence from the text.
What was determined at the Annapolis Convention?
What was Washington's opinion of the Constitution?
In what ways were the President's powers, as defined in the Constitution, ambiguous?
What is executive privilege?
Why did William Lloyd Garrison call the Constitution a "covenant with death"?
Discuss Frederick Douglass' feelings opinion of the Constitution.
Discuss the differences in opinion that artisans had regarding the Constitution? Why did some support? Why were some opposed?
Discuss Amos Singletary's opinion of the Constitution.