Revolution and Origins of the Constitution
John Adams, ďThoughts on GovernmentĒ
What is the purpose of govít and how is this secured?
On what foundation should govít be established? What shouldnít be the foundation of govít?
What is only real good govít? Why?
Why is a representative assembly best to make laws? How does he describe it?
What is wrong about a single assembly?
What frame or form of govít does he support and how does he justify it?
What ideas or suggestions does he offer to help make the govít as democratic and effective as possible?
In what ways are constitutions good for society?
Notice last section on limits of a national govít if it becomes necessary to create one.