AP U.S. Government & Politics Summer Packet


Read John Kaminski's James Madison Champion of Liberty and Justice (all)  and write a 3-4 page essay that answers the following question(s):

In crafting the Constitution, what were Madison's primary goals and objectives?  What early experiences influenced Madison's Constitutional design and his intent for the role of government?  How do his beliefs influence his interpretation of the Constitution as Congressman, Secretary of State, and President?

Please underline your thesis statement and provide specific examples to support your thesis statement.  Essays must be typed, double spaced, and edited for spelling and grammar errors.

The Kaminski book can be purchased from: http://parallelpress.library.wisc.edu/founders/ for $10.00

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