The most serious disagreement at the Constitutional Convention arose over the issue of?
At the Constitutional Convention, the most significant disagreement dealt with the issue of representation in the legislature. The convention was held in 1787.
Distinguish between the conventionalist approach to language and the naturalist approach to language?
Plato was the first to debate on the origin of language and on teh relations between words and their meanings: are they based on a natural affinity between word form and word meaning or are they the result of convention and agreement? The nature argument leaned on onomatopoeia( that is, the sound of the words supposedly imitate the sound of nature) and sound symbolism ( that is, words whose pronunciation suggests the meaning ) in…
Louis XVI called the Estates General because there was concern over the financial state of the government, and food shortages. Within the Estates General, another disagreement arose, over how they should vote. If it were by majority, the Third Estate, which bore the brunt of France's financial obligations would win, but if it went according to estates, the Aristocrats and Clergy, who always voted together, would win. Louis voted for the estates.
The first serious disagreement between the US and the Soviet Union after World War 2 occurred over soviet activities in?
The Soviet Union had guaranteed free elections in its occupation zone in Eastern Europe after the surrender of Nazi Germany, and agreed to try to establish a unified Germany. However, questions arose over the similarities in post-war Communist governments and the rapidity of their rise to power throughout what would become the Warsaw Pact. Additionally, Stalin's continued insistence on an international workers revolution threatened the US' and Western Europe's post-war security concerns.
The first national government of the US was by force of circumstance the delegates of the Second Continental Congress after the declaration of independence in 1776, although it had no constitution as a foundation. In a true sense of a constitutional government, it was the Articles of Confederation that arose as an outcome of the second continental congress in 1781
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention of the United States could not decide on the name for the type of government they created. As a result, they did not give it a name. An argument arose over whether or not to ratify the constitution. Then 85 anonymous papers called The Federalist Papers supported the Constitution. Previously, the term Federalism meant two totally independent nations joining together for one purpose but otherwise totally independent. The writers…
George Washington played an extremely important role in the framing of the US Constitution, and he probably made some important suggestions for it to others during the recesses of the Constitutional Convention (May to September, 1787). But Washington was the President of the Convention, and he believed it was his job to remain impartial, not favoring any one side in the many arguments that arose during the Convention. Although he did not write the Constitution…