America is a large and diverse country – someone from new york or california might not have the same viewpoint on how to solve a problem as an iowan that doesn't remove us from the responsibility of working towards solutions and governing. But we should reserve some blame for the founding fathers, who created a presidential office that is ill-considered, vaguely defined, and ripe for abuse here's how some of the problems with the bush administration, in fact, have their source not in bush's leadership style but in the constitutional design of the presidency. These weaknesses introduced a great deal of interstate conflict, something that delegates, through the drafting of the constitution, tried their best to solve however, under the articles, when the founding fathers signed the constitution in 1787, it needed the ratification from nine states before it could go into effect this was. The framers of the american constitution were visionaries they designed our constitution to endure they sought not only to address the specific challenges facing the nation during their lifetimes, but to establish the foundational principles that would sustain and guide the new nation into an uncertain future the text of the. In the royalist revolution, nelson argues that the standard narrative of the american revolution—overthrowing a tyrannical king and replacing him with a representative democracy—is mistaken many leaders of the patriot cause actually wanted george iii to intervene in their disputes with parliament, to veto the bills it. The convention was held to problems in governing the united states, which had been operating under the articles of confederation following independence from great britain the framers of the constitution were delegates to the constitutional convention who took part in drafting the proposed us constitution. Before the us constitution was the law of the land, there were the articles of confederation find out however, the central government lacked the ability to levy taxes and regulate commerce, issues that led to the constitutional convention in 1787 for the creation of new federal laws the founding fathers unite 3min.
In his new book, six amendments: how and why we should change the constitution, john paul stevens argues for amending the constitution to promote democracy and rights stevens, who served on the supreme court from 1975 to 2010, knows a lot about the nation's founding document and thinks. Most of the delegates argued for the adoption of the constitution, although many had reservations about all or parts of it the reservations of three what do the following comments tell you about the differences of opinion among the framers concerning the constitution they had developed what were some problems they. The senate of the united states shall be composed of two senators from each state, chosen by the legislature thereof, for six years [us constitution, article i, section 3, clause 1] the six-year senate term represented a compromise between those constitutional framers who wanted a strong, independent senate and. A collective action problem arises when members of a group want a good, but have little or no incentive to contribute to its production, because they cooter and siegel point out that the framers of the constitution justified many of the powers enumerated in article i as solutions to collective action problems.
I appreciate even more deeply now the obstacles the framers of the constitution put in the way of the amendment process in most of the states, that an urgent problem exists that cannot be remedied by the courts, legislatures or congress, and which can be solved only if the constitution is changed. It's often noted that the united states is governed by the world's oldest written constitution that is still in use this is usually in many ways, the contemporary debate reflects the framers' arguments, more than two centuries ago how insulated it's not a government that can solve problems” levinson.
Although i don't seem to have the normal allotment of reverence for the constitution or its authors, i see them as very smart guys, many of them heroes of the (there's an irony here: despite the framers efforts to work around this problem, the first 10 presidential elections were all won by candidates from. The us constitution it produced has been called a bundle of compromises because delegates had to give ground on numerous key points to this was in direct opposition to southern states, which felt that slavery was vital to their economy and did not want the government interfering in the slave trade.
Critics contend that no right of privacy is men-tioned in the constitution or was envisioned by our founding fathers but here again, originalists would accept judicial review only if it adhered to the allegedly neutral principles embalmed in historical intent an initial problem is the paucity of materials.
As thomas jefferson wrote john adams when he heard who had been appointed: “it is really an assembly of demigods” despite the consensus among the framers on the objectives of the constitution, the controversy over the means by which those objectives could be achieved was lively however, most of the issues were. These findings suggest that personal interests of the founding fathers, as well as constituents' interests, played an important role in drafting the constitution the types of economic interests that mattered for the choice of specific issues were those that were likely to have accounted for a substantial portion of the overall. Empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of the states, it is the source of all government powers, and the need for the constitution grew out of problems with the articles of confederation, which established a “firm league of friendship” between the states , and.