Federalists v. Anti-Federalists in the House. They debate particularly the size of House districts (30,000 constituents per one representative). Why does Madison think that this is the proper ratio? What are the Anti-Federalist concerns? Which side was more accurate?

Journals are to be at least three (3) double- spaced, typed pages—but should not exceed six (6)
typed pages—and will reflect on and summarize the unit’s readings.
The journal for this unit should address the following issues and questions:
● For Questions #1 and #2, you should be using the links to the Federalist and
Anti-Federalist papers.
○ https://www.constitution.org/afp/brutus03.htm
○ https://www.constitution.org/afp/brutus16.htm
The Federalist, #s 52-53, 55-57, and 62-63
○ https://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/fed.asp
● For Question #3, you should be using the assigned text by Davidson, Congress and Its
Members.
ONLY USE AND CITE THOSE SOURCED DO NOT USE OUTSIDE SOURCE
1. Federalists v. Anti-Federalists in the House. They debate particularly the size of House
districts (30,000 constituents per one representative). Why does Madison think that this is the
proper ratio? What are the Anti-Federalist concerns? Which side was more accurate?
2. Federalists and Anti-Federalists on the Senate. The issues of staggered elections (only one
third of the Senate up for reelection every two years) and the lack of term limits are debated.
Address the different views of each group on these matters. Again, which side had the better
arguments, and why?
3. Redistricting in the House of Representatives. Discuss the idea of “majority-minority” districts.
Examine their purpose and their legacy, explaining whether you agree with their creation or not.

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