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ux6! x�MN� and give all of the power to the states. 171 4 0 R /Contents 12 0 R Articles of confederation created in 1776, was the first constitution of the United States of America. endobj As you analyze the documents, take into account both the source of the document and the author's point of view. The Constitution of the United States was fiercely debated; states rights were a hot topic, while economics and individual rights were the most controversial. endobj In a letter written by George Washington to John Jay, Washington discusses how the Articles of Confederation did not have a strong enough central government and how the States would never come to an agreement. /Contents 24 0 R The Articles of Confederation had served as the agreement between the thirteen sovereign states and was ratified by 1777. 7 0 obj Read on for an example DBQ. Thomas Jefferson and the Anti-Federalists were big advocators of this idea. endobj Jonathon Elliot recognized the Anti-Federalists complaints and stated that certain amendments and changes be made to the Constitution to calm the fears of loss of individual rights. Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website. 147 17 0 obj endobj /Contents 5 0 R Hamilton and the Federalists were strong supporters of the Constitution and fought for its ratification, they believed that a central government was needed to preserve the Union. <> Ratifying the Constitution. >> Some constitutional writers conclude that the opinion in, McCulloch v. Maryland represents a crucial act in the ultimate establishment of the U.S. federal. stream <> Its ratification was precluded by many arguments about whether it was a good fit for our country. Another group of people who shared this view was the Federalists led by Alexander Hamilton. 12 0 obj <>stream A way to explain the Necessary and Proper Clause, was the matter of a debate between Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of State . endobj New France was the area colonized by France in North America during a period from 1534 until the cession of New France to Spain and Great Britain in 1763. DBQ ESSAY: Ratifying The Constitution Right after the revolutionary war was fought, the Articles of Confederation were written to set a new government.