Constitution Day, Round 3: Monarchists v. Democratic Republicans

September 17th, 2012 by

Round 3: Monarchists v. Democratic Republicans This is part of a continuing series of blog posts leading up to Constitution Day on September 17. Last time we examined the dispute between northern and southern states. Today, we will review the debate over how to structure the executive branch. One of the most persistent topics discussed Read more…

Constitution Day, Round 2: North v. South

September 11th, 2012 by

Round 2: North v. South This is part of a continuing series of blog posts leading up to Constitution Day on September 17. Last time we looked at the conflict between large and small states; today, we will examine the dispute between the North and South over slavery and how that affects representation and taxation. Read more…

Constitution Day, Round 1: Small States v. Large States

August 30th, 2012 by

Small States v. Large States We will be blogging about the Constitutional Convention in the days leading up to Constitution Day, September 17. In this first post, we will describe the conflict between large and small states; later, we will talk about the disputes between other factions over how the Constitution would be written. Be Read more…