The Role of Government
The Framers of the U.S. Constitution knew that the new government they crafted must be more powerful and effective than the government under the Articles of Confederation. They studied history and human nature to create a government strong enough to promote the public good, but not so strong that it would become a threat to individual liberties.
Argumentation: The Process of Compromise
Use this lesson after reading The Constitutional Convention Narrative and/or the Constitutional Convention Lesson.