Constitution Paper

Read the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution through the National Archives link.

Write a five (5) paragraph paper in which you discuss the following:

  • How the Constitution addressed the complaints in the Declaration of Independence
  • How the Constitution addressed the weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation
  • What the Great Compromise was and how representation of states in Congress is determined

Include a more detailed discussion of one of the following topics in your paper:

  • The method of election for officials in the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate, and executive branch
  • The Electoral College and the indirect election of senators
  • The treatment of slaves for the purpose of representation and the consequences of those decisions
  • Methods of amendment
  • The commerce clause and its significance
  • The method of ratification of the original Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights

Include a Title Page and a Reference Page

Include three (3) sources

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.