Warm-Up for 10/3/14

The Federalist Papers

Use the video at mrbrucesgovernment.wikispaces.com/10.3.14-Warm-Up and choose any two of the following questions to respond to:
  1. What was Alexander Hamilton’s concern at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, PA?
  2. Describe the main concern with the Articles of Confederation.
  3. Explain the purpose for the gathering of state representatives in Annapolis, MD. What was the outcome?
  4. Explain Shays’ Rebellion and why this was significant to the shaping of the Constitution.
  5. What was Alexander Hamilton’s position on government, and how did it compare with his colleagues from New York? Explain its impact on the convention in Philadelphia.
  6. Explain the two factions that emerged at the conference in Philadelphia.
  7. What was the reason behind writing the Federalist Papers?
  8. Explain the strategies that were used in creating and distributing the Federalist Papers.
  9. What four key ideas did Hamilton propose they focus on?