S01 E07 - Foundational Documents Explained- Federalist 70
Federalist 70 argues in favor of the unitary executive created by Article II of the United States Constitution. According to Alexander Hamilton, a unitary executive is necessary to: ensure accountability in government.
S01 E05 - Foundational Documents Explained-Brutus No1
Brutus 1 argued that federal power was bad and that the Constitution gives too much power to the federal government. For example, the Necessary and Proper Clause would allow the federal government to make any laws, and the Suprema...
S01 E04 - Foundational Documents Explained- Federalist 10
In Federalist 10 James Madison argues that a large republic is the best way to control factions, to delegate authority to elected representatives, and to disperse power between the states and national government.
S01 E03 - Foundational Documents Explained-The U.S. Constitution
In this episode I will be going over the U.S. Constitution. This is an overview of the powers included for each branch and how the Constitution addressed the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. The Bill of Rights will b...