The Framers Of The Constitution: The Federalist System

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The framers of the Constitution agreed that the central government needed greater power.. The constitution is based on important principles that help to ensure government by popular sovereignty. The Constitution set those limits so that citizen know what their government is allowed to do and what it is not allowed to do The Articles of Confederation were not working. They were faced with the needing of a strong central government. At the same time, they wanted to keep independent state governments and to preserve self-government. The federalist system created by the United States Constitution divides powers between two different levels, the national, or the federal, government and the state government. The federal government makes laws that
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