Defending the Judeo-Christian Heritage, limited government, and the American Constitution
Tuesday August 11th 2015

lincoln family bible study
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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

Debates On The Adoption Of The Federal Constitution


The Debates In The Several State Conventions On The Adoption Of The Federal Constitution, by Jonathan Elliot


The fate of the proposed constitution was decided in the state ratifying conventions (nine states had to ratify for the Constitution to take effect), but it was the subject of intense debates everywhere-in homes, taverns, coffeehouses, and newspapers.

Massachusetts

January 9th, 1788

January 10th, 1788

January 11th, 1788

January 15th, 1788

January 16th, 1788 Article 1 Section 4 Considered (Elections)

19 Jan. 1788, Powers of the Senate discussed