Choose one question from the list below and respond. Identify to which question you are responding. Submit your 2-3 page response to the Discussion Area. Remember to use supporting citations from the textbook and online lectures. (Here is a guide to help you with APA-style citations.) By the end of the week, please comment substantively on two or more classmates’ assignments and to any questions left to you by the instructor in his or her feedback. Leave comments that raise salient points and stimulate discussion. Focus on the topic and its historical context. Be respectful, helpful, clear, and concise. Always utilize constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of further learning.
How did Thomas Jefferson envision the American Republic? In what ways did Hamilton oppose this vision? Who eventually succeeded and how?
Investigate the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution in terms of government and power. Was the Constitution truly revolutionary and unique from Britain’s colonial rule? Explore whether you think the Constitution was establishing a new, unique leadership, or whether it just served to disassociate with Britain, without changing the nature of government.