Framers Vs Constitution

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May 25th of 1787 created a big change in American history. This was, indeed the day when the delegates intended to meet to discuss revising the Articles of Confederation. The Articles were originally adopted on November 15th of 1777 and it created a nation that was a “league of friendship and perpetual union.” The complete opposite occurred and the delegates, in which we refer to as the framers of the constitution today, created the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Constitution addressed many of the weaknesses of the Articles by ensuring that in the new system; Congress could lay and collect taxes, regulate foreign and interstate commerce, created a chief executive to enforce acts of Congress, provided a better way to amend the Constitution that…show more content…
I agree with the premise that much of the blame for the political gridlock in the modern-day United States rests with the framers of the Constitution. Framers are to blame for the creation of political parties and political parties are to ultimately blame for political gridlock. The development of political parties arose in the 1790s when specific issues created a divide among opposing sides originally known as the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists. The Federalists were people who wanted to have a strong national government which the U.S. Constitution made possible. The Anti Federalists thought the new government was to powerful; and they wanted a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution that would state the rights that government could not take away from the people. Essentially the creation of political parties came about as a result of this disagreement. The dividing line was over the powers of the national government. Alexander Hamilton one of the most famous federalists argued that the national government (that the Constitution created) should be designated to take on national problems despite if the issue was stated in the Constitution. He believed that since the Constitution provides certain delegated powers to the national government, these powers can be reduced

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