(Answered) HIST405N Week 2 Discussion 2: Confederation and Constitution


HIST405N United States History

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Initial Post
For the initial post, address the following:

  • Pick two (2) issues of the Articles of Confederation and describe the main problems that the United States was faced with under the Federation government.
  • Analyze two major debates (see textbook Section 7.4) by which the Constitution was created in the summer of 1787.

Then, address one (1) of the following to your initial post:

  • Discuss the ratification process of the Constitution of 1787.
  • How did ratification lead to the formation of America’s first two political parties, the Federalists and Anti-Federalist?
  • What were the major differences between the Federalist and Anti-Federalist, and who were the best-known members of each party?

Follow-Up Posts
Compare your selections and analysis of those selections with those of your peers. If they chose a different perspective, examine how yours are similar and/or different. If they chose the same perspective, build on their posts by providing additional information about the events that you have not already noted in your own post.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


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