Founding Fathers:  A Healthy Constitution (Volume 4)


  1. Before the Constitution (ratified by the states in 1788) replaced the Articles of Confederation (1781), what problems did the young nation face?











  1. What significant role did James Madison play in the political foundation of the United States?  Why did it seem unlikely that he would play such an important role in American history?











  1. Discuss the Anti-Federalist vs. Federalist debate that took place during the Constitutional Convention.











  1. According to the documentary, what was Patrick Henry’s greatest contribution to American history?  Why did Henry push for this?