The Ratification of the United States Constitution in 1787 was the end result of

The Ratification of the United States Constitution in 1787 was the end result of an effort to strengthen government after recognizing the failures of the Articles of Confederation.
§That effort also recognized the importance of each state to control itself and was fearful of what TOO much governmental power would mean.
§After the Civil War, there was a widespread belief that the Government, far from being a threat to liberty and freedom, had a responsibility to secure these things for citizens. This led to the concept of Civil Rights and the ratification of the 14th amendment.
§Which view of the federal government do you feel is more accurate and why…give some examples throughout history where the government either acted as threat to freedom and liberty…or give some examples that support your argument of government securing it for citizens.
This assignment must be in either a word or google DOC. DO NOT SUBMIT VIA EMAIL. Either submit it on blackboard or bring a copy to class the day the assignment is due. It must be in proper MLA format and must be at least 3 FULL pages of writing in Times New Roman or Arial font.

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