HIS 301 Week 1 Influences on the Constitution Table

HIS 301 Week 1 Influences on the Constitution Table

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Influences on the Constitution Table. Write at least two sentences (45 words) for each response.

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Influences on the Constitution Table


Complete each section below. Include citations for your sources.






























































































































































What was its influence on the Constitution?
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
Who was this?
How did his writings influence the Constitution?
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Selected patriots
Who was this?
What were his views on governmental structure?
Benjamin Franklin
Alexander Hamilton
Patrick Henry
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
John Adams


Discussion Question:

Write two paragraphs that address the following question.  Be sure to write in complete sentences and use proper grammar and style.  Each paragraph should be at least 100 words each.

Compare and contrast how the Federalists and anti-Federalists thought about the issue of federalism.  Why did one group advocate for a strong federal government, and why did the other group insist on powerful state governments?