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Constitution Is Lacking a Bill of Rights

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Subject:

The author writes of how the Constitution is lacking a bill of rights.

Occasion:

The author collaborated with other pro-constitutionalists despite the doubts and debate over whether states should ratify it due to its lack of bill of rights.

Audience:

The audience included the public – it was published in a book.

Purpose:

The author justifies the Constitution makes the necessary precautions to ensure that citizens get their rights.

Speaker:

Alexander Hamilton was a military aide to General George Washington during the Revolutionary War. He was later secretary to the treasury during the first presidency.

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Subject:

The author writes about the benefits and benevolence under the current Articles.

Occasion:

The Articles of Confederation were ratified by the states in 1781, however, they formed a very weak central government. In 1787, political leaders met to create the Constitution. 14A

Subject:

The author discusses his ideas for the government and America's future as well as his intention to retire.

Occasion:

He was concerned about the decisions of

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