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Classic Seal? What da fug?

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Got to view history in context. Literal translation often does not work in current context. Intent is important, but intent is lost in literal translation.

Founding fathers, IMO, did not create as strong a central government as they should have and likey they intended.

​IMO, intent is often lost today because of special interest.

Murphy...I think is over rated.

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Try and get this moved to The Tinderbox for a potentially sufficient answer.

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Got to view history in context. Literal translation often does not work in current context. Intent is important, but intent is lost in literal translation.

Founding fathers, IMO, did not create as strong a central government as they should have and likey they intended.

​IMO, intent is often lost today because of special interest.

Murphy...I think is over rated.

By central government what do you mean? "Republican" in this case is referring not to the political party but to the idea that a good citizen of the republic would willingly sacrifice what was good for them in exchange for what was good as the republic as a whole

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Jerry is our founding father

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Casanova referred to condoms as his “English riding coats"

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By central government what do you mean? "Republican" in this case is referring not to the political party but to the idea that a good citizen of the republic would willingly sacrifice what was good for them in exchange for what was good as the republic as a whole

Good question for the kid to ponder in his paper.

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Classic Seal? What da fug?

Don't judge me monkey, Seal is the motherfuging poo.

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*Amid the battle for American independence and the struggle to invent a federal government, American Revolutionary leaders and intellectuals sought also to create an American culture that would unify a territory of immense regional, ethnic, and religious diversity. In a sophisticated, yet accessible, interpretive narrative, Eve Kornfeld examines the efforts of Noah Webster, Benjamin Rush, George Washington, Judith Sargent Murray, David Ramsay, Mercy Otis Warren, and others to invent a national literature, narrate a story of nationhood, and educate a diverse people for virtuous republican citizenship. Among the 31 documents following the narrative are early attempts at American epic poetry, excerpts from the first narrative histories of the United States, and commentaries on the place of women and Indians in national life. Headnotes to the documents, reproductions of early paintings and portraits, a chronology, questions for consideration, a bibliography, and an index are also included

** Now go do your homework

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In seriousness you need to discuss that after separating from England there really was a lot of debate about whether we wanted a strong federal government which would have significant power or a weak one where the states retained all the power. The articles of confederation in 1777 were pretty weak and the government had very little power.

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0877703.html

They were replaced by the constitution in 1789 which effectively changed some of the weaknesses in the articles of confederation and more closely resembles the government of today. So part of your answer was how did the constitution and the bill of rights help accomplish this goal which obviously were lacking in the articles of confederation. Also consider that nationalism wasn't shared by everyone at the time, most of the ideas in the declaration of independence and the constitution were actual considered radical revolutionary ideas at the time. Not everyone was loyal to the new government or felt that it was a good idea. So how did this framework allow for people to have different views then and still have a sense of collective nationalism which grew over time.

Just a few thoughts between clients.

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