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Constitutional Convention

The issue: Should delegates tothe Constitutional Convention adopt a radically new constitution that creates a strong central government? Or should delegates merely revise the existing Articles of Confederation, which preserves states rights?

Arguments in favor a strong federal government:

Arguments in favor of states rights:

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I would urge to merely revise the existing Articles of Confederation as our government is already centrally strong and we had put the Constitution in effect in order to achieve this. In this beginning, when we only had the Articles of Confederation, the US could not put an army together and could not directly tax the population. Now, we can do all of this as well as resolve disputes between states and when they involve a conflict with Federal law. Thus, if anything, we probably need to tweak the Articles ...

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The issue: Should delegates tothe Constitutional Convention adopt a radically new constitution that creates a strong central government? Or should delegates merely revise the existing Articles of Confederation, which preserves states rights?

Arguments in favor a strong federal government:

Arguments in favor of states rights:

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