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Federalist Paper #45: The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered

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Ryan Hurl

thPOL203Y1 US Government and Politics September 29 2011 The Federalist Papers 45 The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered Federalist Paper 45The critics of the US Constitution worry that too much power has been placed in the central govt under the proposed plan of govtHowever they do not think about how much strength is required in a govt to sustain the unionIf the union is necessary for the safety and happiness of the American ppl it is foolish to spend time arguing against the govt that can sustain that happiness because that govt takes rights away from the individual statesEvery govt should be designed w the best interests of the ppl in mindIf the Constitutional Convention had proposed a plan wout that goal in mind then the plan should rightfully be rejectedThere are many examples from ancient and modern confederacies that prove that the individual members often betray the union Since the states under the US Constitution keep a lot of power it is important to analyze whether enough checks have been placed on their authority to hurt the unionThe state govts gain from the relationship w the federal govtThe federal govt serves to protect states from disputes w their neighbors to grant powers in the state govts and to provide the additional support of the pplThe federal govt ca
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