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The Anti-Federalist Papers; and, the Constitutional Convention Debates Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 21-24 Summary

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Chapters 21-24 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 21: Method of Ratification (July 23rd)

The delegates take up the matter of how to ratify the constitution. Some, like Oliver Ellsworth, favor ratification by state legislature, while Mason and Madison want to convene special conventions in each state. Madison worries that the states will not act in the national interest if left to state legislatures, as the state legislature's interest and the national interest do not always coincide.

Chapter 22: Election of the Executive (July 24th and 25th)

Some want the Congress to elect the executive and others want him ineligible for re-election. Still others favor that the states select electors who will choose the president. Mr. Williamson suggests a term of seven years with no second term allowed. Madison thinks that good objections can be raised to all the options, but thinks the election by the Congress will divide it so much...

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