In this eighth episode of Season 4 of Vital Remnants, McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II takes readers through Federalist 37-46 and eights writings from the Anti-Federalists in Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America, edited by Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman.
Dr. Gregg discusses the Federalists' argument for the structure of power outlined in the U.S. Constitution and its approach the tension between states and the proposed federal government. This section also covers the Necessary and Proper Clause. The Anti-Federalists' perspective on federalism is discussed at length in episode 9 of Vital Remnants.
Section 7, pp. 243-324 of Gary L. Gregg II and Aaron N. Coleman, Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The Anti-Federalists, and the Debate that Defined America.Important Links
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Host: Dr. Gary L. Gregg II, McConnell Center Director
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