Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #362

Iowa Climate Science Education


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Factions: The author of the above quotation, James Madison, is considered to be the principal author of the Constitution; along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, an author of the Federalist Papers urging the several states the adoption of the Constitution to replace the Articles of Confederation; and an important contributor to George Washington?s Farewell Address to the nation in 1796. Washington?s Farewell address was written and circulated throughout the nation, to be read to those who could not read. It came eight years after the Constitution was ratified in 1788, with the new stronger Federal government beginning on March 4, 1789.

In 1789 the French revolution began, resulting a violent period with many factions, subsequently the ?Reign of Terror? and a dictatorship. Many Americans began questioning whether self-government along the principles of Enlightenment ideals could survive. Washington?s Farewell Address emphasizes the importance of union and the Constitution…

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