CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Branches of Government

Unit 1 – Assignment 1
Assignment Type:
Individual Project
Deliverable Length:
1-2 pages
Points Possible:
125
Due Date:
6/12/2011 11:59:59 PM
Please note that you are required to support your views by citing your sources in all assignments. Even if the question asks for your opinion, you are still expected to support your opinion with references to published works and other materials. APA Format is necessary for your assignments when citing references, and assistance on how to do so is available using the APA Citation Center.

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Branches of Government
Unit 1 – Assignment 1
Assignment Type:
Individual Project
Deliverable Length:
1-2 pages
Points Possible:
125
Due Date:
6/12/2011 11:59:59 PM
Please note that you are required to support your views by citing your sources in all assignments. Even if the question asks for your opinion, you are still expected to support your opinion with references to published works and other materials. APA Format is necessary for your assignments when citing references, and assistance on how to do so is available using the APA Citation Center.
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After reading Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution, in what ways might you argue that the Constitution was written to form a weak or strong central government? Provide three specific examples to support your position.
Identify specific examples in the language of the text to support your position.
Examine some of the arguments used by the framers of the Constitution while debating the language of the document.
Include any philosophical underpinning that might have influenced the thinking of the framers of the Constitution.
Please note that the U.S. Constitution brings a philosophical perspective that has helped to shape our jurisprudence that should not be lost as a result of casual reading of the Constitution.
You will be graded on the clarity of your argument, the presentation of your position, use of the APA format, and understanding of the first three articles of the Constitution.
Please submit your assignment.
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