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Lesson 7 Discussion (Essay Sample)
After reading the Webster-Hayne Debate in "Tales of the Early Republic" from the Web Links, with which position did you most agree? Please discuss why you agreed with this position and not with the other position. Do you feel that the other side had any valid points to their argument? http://www(dot)constitution(dot)org/hwdebate/hwdebate.htm source..
The Hayne-Webster Debate Name Course Lecturer Date The Hayne-Webster debate is arguably one of the most significant series of debates in the history of the USA. The debate was a true test of the interpretation of the constitution of the nation. It started initially as a debate concerning public lands and it came at a difficult time when the economy of the nation was looming behind the economy of most European nations (Morris, 1996). Daniel Webster was a hardliner for the constitution and a proponent of nationalism and the protective tariff. Robert Y. Hayne on the other hand was a proponent of sovereignty of the member states and greatly opposed the protective tariff (Morris, 1996). Though the interpretation by Hayne of the constitution may have held water, the ...
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