History and Political Science
Choose from among the following 2 questions for the essay. Write 1 ½ to 2 pages on each, for a total of 3-4 pages. While you are not allowed to collaborate with each other, you are allowed to consult any library source you wish. I will be looking for logic, insight, originality and coherence. Grammar, spelling and mechanics will also factor into the grade. Essays should be typed or word processed, double spaced, using a #12 font, and stapled in the upper left-hand corner of the first page.
#1- Argue against a bill of rights. Tell why the original constitution – according to your argument – did not need a bill of rights.
#2-Tell me about Jefferson’s and Hamilton’s differences. Which of the two do you basically agree with more than the other? Why? What benefits accrued to the American republic from their in incessant conflict? What, if anything, did they agree on?
#3-Is there a tension between liberty and morality? Explain.
#4-Is there a tension between liberty and patriotism? Explain.
#5-Explain the separation of powers concept as found in articles 1.2 and 3of the U.S. Constitution.
#6-Explain the Division of Powers Concept as found in the U.S, Constitution. What is another term for Division of Powers?