For this Discussion, read Federalist Papers No. 67, 78–83 and Anti-Federalists, Cato No. 5, and Brutus No. 11, along with the other required readings.

Post by Day 3 your support for the argument of the Federalists or the counter argument of the Anti-Federalists, with respect to the scope and limits of power. Include in your argument the implications of the scope and limits of power for contemporary America and abroad. Using examples from the readings and additional sources support your opinions empirically.


Hudson, W. E. (2017). American democracy in peril: Eight challenges to America’s future (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Chapter 1, “The First Challenge: Separation of Powers” (pp. 25–63)