Federalist V. Antifederalist Papers
For the Unit 2 Assignment you will compose a 500 word reflective essay based on the debate between the Federalists and Antifederalists during the ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
The ratification of the U.S. Constitution saw the emergence of two, opposed political parties: the Federalists and Antifederalists. As each of the thirteen colonial legislatures sought to ratify the U.S. Constitution, both Federalists and Antifederalists produced political ‘papers’ often published in sympathetic newspapers that explained their ideological rationale.
Directions: Examine the writings of the Federalist and Antifederalist Parties in light of the historical context of the late eighteenth century. Within your essay please include specific, primary content from the course text and at least two Federalist and/or Antifederalist Papers.
Within a 500 word essay please include: