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Optional Transparency #3:
FEDERALISM DEBATE PROMPTS

Directions:

The teacher will show you one discussion prompt at a time. The class will have two to three minutes to debate the issue based on their assigned roles. Please wait until you have been called on before participating.

#1: The common person (such as artisans, shopkeepers, and farmers) should take an active role in government.



#2: It is important to challenge the government, even if it leads to revolution.



#3: The British aristocracy should be admired and the British form of government should be used as a model.



#4: The presidency should be a position that meets the wants and needs of the people.



#5: The Supreme Court should have the ability to interpret laws passed by the federal and state governments.




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