1. What is the difference between a confederation and a federation and why did each group favor one system or the other?
2. Was the idea of a confederation dead after 1787?
3. Who seemed to have a greater faith in the future of the nation – the federalists or the anti-federalists?
4. A number of you referenced the rights of the people under the Constitution. What groups were not considered part of the “people” in 1787?
5– When and how were the rights of these excluded groups finally recognized?