The issue of whether the states or the national government would have more power pervaded almost all of the Framers’ debates. And more than 230 years later, these issues remain.
Category: Articles of Confederation
Thankful for the Preamble
The Preamble to the US Constitution lays out the goals the Framers wanted to accomplish when they replaced the dysfunctional Articles of Confederation. In this month of Thanksgiving, we want to share our gratitude to the Framers for their aspirations. Let’s look at it phrase by phrase.
Guest Post: Not a Constitutional Crisis!
The second of the Blog-a-Fault-Line contest winners! High Schooler Alexander Kosyakov discusses constitutional crisis.