Week 2

1.  Reviewed Week 1

2.  Preamble:  Jacobsen v. MA

3.  Article VI: (i) War debts (exemplifies weakness in the Art of Confed) (also note “confederate” adj. nature of federalism — a unicameral house, 13 votes, no exec and no judiciary); (ii) Supremacy Clause (binds state and natl officials); (iii) oath or affirmation as a separation of church and state.

4.  Ratification — is it an act of people or states?  Done by State Conventions, not State legislatures.

5.  Videos assigned to home study.