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The supreme law of the United States, the Constitution provided the framework for the creation of the United States government.
The court is concerned with the welfare of the children. Many single parents work, leaving their children in the care of family members, child care facilities, etc. It is also a given that people need time for themselves. Unless the children are neglected and/or endangered it would not be relevant.
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how do l get a court order against my ex-wife to stop her from selling property Thailand
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The first Constitution of the State of Illinois was adopted on August 26, 1818 by vote of the members of a constitutional convention. No one signed the Constitution. The members of the convention included two or three delegates (depending on size) elected from each county in Illinois.
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Your state may have a lemon law, which could give you some recourse. And if there was fraud involved (the seller lied), you have a civil claim. You might sue in small claims court if it's a relatively small amount, or hire a lawyer if it was a more expensive car.Good luck!  Actually there are …
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NO, the truck probably has been sold already and the lender got a repossessed title to sell it with. Of course they do make mistakes. LOL
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Answer READ your contract. It should tell you what will happen if you DEFAULT on the contract. What does your common sense tell you will happen if you dont do what you said you would do??
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Yes. You will be served with an order to appear. On your court date, you will be ordered to surrender the vehicle and the lender will be given a replevin by the court. This is in essenece an order by the court for you to return the vehicle to the lender. When the replevin is served, you will surrend…
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%DETAILS% Answer None that I know of. i have saw cars being repoed after 3 years of being hunted.
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CALL the LENDER to find out exactly how much it will cost you. 4-9-623. Right to redeem collateral. 2. Redemption Right. Under this section, as under former Section 9-506, the debtor or another secured party may redeem collateral as long as the secured party has not collected (Section 9-607), dispos…
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Because he can - the car belongs to the lienholder, not to you. And because it's easier and less risky for him to hook it and book it than to alert you to his presence there, as people having their vehicles repossessed often get belligerent and violent.
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no they did not
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The U.S. never officially declared war. About the closest thing you can point to is the "Gulf of Tonkin Resolution" passed in August 1964, which gave President Johnson free reign to escalate the war in Vietnam. U.S. military advisors had been training & advising the South Vietnamese Army since 1…
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You need to be at least 18 yrs of age to get married to a US citizen. Some countries have a higher or lower age limit slab. 18 yrs is the time when an individual is said to be mentally mature to take on the responsibilities of life. The same age if you were a citizen. It varies from state to sta…
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Be careful of where you get your information from, legislation is constantly changing; recently it has been more toward being easier to be born abroad. If YOU (grandparent) are American (born abroad or otherwise) and have lived there for 5 years at any point in your life, and the PARENT is born abr…
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No, not as long as he's 18   The states determine legal age of consent of marriage. Not US law
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Nothing they need to file for another visa in their country to come back. The person would need to leave the US voluntarily or be deported. Even though the original entry was legal the person is now out of status and considered unlawfully present.A person who overstays a visa or is otherwise in the …
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No, the UK citizen would not become a US citizen. First the UK citizen would have to apply through INS for a work permit and perminent residency. The work permit will be issued within month (probably), but perminent residency could take 18 months or more; during which time the applicant would be exp…
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Just because you marry a legal citizen, it does not make you a leagal citizen. When I married my husband who was a legal alien he still had to go through the same channels to become a legal US citizen and he had to be sworn in.
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When an employer asks this question, they are really asking two separate questions: 1) Do you have goals/dreams/aspirations? 2) Are your goals/dreams/aspirations in line with this company? With that in mind, you need to decide what about this job IS relevant to your 5-year plan and communicate it…
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The last word was it was waiting editing of terminology, and has not become offcial. ALthough there have been some amendments added to Federal Bankruptcy Laws.
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Typically, if a debtor stops making Plan payments, the Chapter 13 Trustee will eventually file a Motion to Dismiss the case. The debtor will then have a short time in which to file an Objection to the dismissal if the debtor thinks he or she can catch payments up. If the debtor does not timely file …
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The Maine Constitution, which you can see at the links below, created a legislative, judicial, and executive branches like the federal government has: Section 1. Powers distributed. The powers of this government shall be divided into 3 distinct departments, the legislative, executive and judicial. …
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Answer Well, first off, Maine was part of Massachusetts before the Constitution was approved. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Maine was very primitive and empty prior to 1787. Yes, it was part of the original Massachusetts Bay Colony, but that does not describe what the state was like. There were very f…
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After the December 1910 elections, the Liberals had a majority of only one seat over the Conservatives (Unionists) in Parliament. In order to have a reasonable chance of maintaining their government, the Liberals formed a partnership with the Irish Nationalists, who had 84 seats in Parliament. The I…
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Voters elected the legislature, and i am not sure how much authority he was given.
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Founding fathers Basically, the Founding Fathers wanted a new constitution because the government under the Articles of Confederation proved to be unstable and inefficient. The document provided very little structure in terms of a federal government. Each state used their own currency and the…
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Our founding fathers were Christians. To plainly say they were "Christians" is a bit misleading. Some of them were, but others were deists, or believed in one spirtual being (God if you will) which had very little to do with governing their lives on earth. However, it is important to note that all …
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%DETAILS% Answer This is from the National Archives: = Few was born in 1748. His father's family had emigrated from England to Pennsylvania in the 1680s, but the father had subsequently moved to Maryland, where he married and settled on a farm near Baltimore. William was born there. H…
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One big issue that was definitely overlooked was: How is the Constitution to be enforced? There is nothing in the constitution about what should happen to any politician that breaks its laws - and obviously 'good faith' is not enough.   I have not so much an answer as an extension to the …
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The Anti-Federalists, including Thomas Jefferson, thought that the Constitution was unfair. They were afraid of a strong central government; the Anti-Federalists did not want to ratify the Constitution, so, in order to make it fair for the Anti-Federalists, the authors of the Constitution added the …
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Signatures on the US Constitution George WASHINGTON, President New Hampshire: JOHN LANGDON, NICHOLAS GILMAN Massachusetts: NATHANIEL GORHAM, RUFUS KING Connecticut: WM. SAML. JOHNSON, ROGER SHERMAN New York: ALEXANDER HAMILTON New Jersey: WIL. LIVINGSTON, DAVID BREARLEY, WM. PATERSON, JONA. …
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Because they believed that an armed populace, organized into a well regulated militia, was a good way to defend the country without a large professional army and that it would give the people the ability to defend their liberties if the government ever became tyrannical. Look at modern Switzerland. …
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Answer While the intentions of the founding fathers are discussed even today in modern history, it is certain their intentions were far from creating the government enjoyed by Americans today. Finally escaping the tyranny of England's monarchy, the founding fathers were not receptive of a strong …
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The founding fathers were afraid of a direct democracy because people in masses are generally stupid. The Electoral College was established to create a republic based of this mistrust of �mobocracy� or the theory that ignorant people would decide an election and the newly elected president would…
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The best way to get the answer to that question is to actually read it. It is not very long. Depending on type style and page size it is usually between three and twelve pages when printed. Any English language encyclopedia will have the complete text. You can also easily find it on line.I can put i…
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%REPLIES% Answer Jenna, Sometimes the term Founders is used to refer to the framers, those who actually attended the constitutional convention. Founders can also be broader term though referring to all of the leaders of the revolution and those who attended the state conventions which ratifi…
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Federalist (fed er a list ) a federalist is a supporter of a strong national government and in favor of adopting of the constitution.
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The First Amendment states the following: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress…
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%DETAILS% Answer Tiffany, The term "Founding Fathers" generally refers to the signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and a few other men who contributed to establishing this country. What they did was provide political leadership to the American people when British r…
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When the Constitution was up for adoption by the states, the country split into two political parties: Federalists supported the Constitution, Anti-federalists didn't. Federalists included: John Hancock (Massachusetts) Alexander Hamilton (New York) James Madison (Virginia) [Madison would often …
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The problem with this question is that it assumes that the gentlemen who wrote the constitution had one set of interests which were against those of some other segment (presumeably the majority) of the population. This is modern left wing Marxist nonsense. The Constitution established a government …
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They did not affect the drafting. The Constitution had already been drafted at the time of the writing of the Federalist Papers.
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%REPLIES% Answer Who wouldn't be? :) When the founders wrote the constitution, much of it was a direct reflection of abuses by the British, which showed them how damaging a strong central government could be to personal liberty. They had a different (and might I say Superior) plan on how to…
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None whatsoever. There were certain vague cosmetic similarities between the structure of the Iroqois Confederacy and the Constitution which has caused some people with certainpolitical agendas to claim that the one must have been based on the other. We have reasonably good record of the thoughts and…
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To the best of my knowledge none of the major leaders of the Revolution were Jewish. It would be very interesting to know what the thoughts of the Jewish population of the colonies were on the great issues of the day. Some of the founding fathers were deists. From what I have read though that deism …
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Its political system cannot be easily changed.
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It was signed on by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention, meeting in Philadelphia, on September 17, 1787. Contrast this with the signing of the Articles of Confederation, the prior constitution of the United States. It was first signed on July 9, 1778, but due to a number of objections by …
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Yes… even though no form of government out there is perfect. Federalism has kept this country together, plus there are many national programs out that that benefit all states. If the USA was (con) federat states would be more aggressive, because the nation would not be able to stop arguments as ea…
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In order to satisfy the southern slave holding states on the issue of determining population for representation in the National Government. The northern non-slave holding state didn't want slaves to count as a whole person, or the population in the south would be too much. The southern states wanted…
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No one person. The constitutional convention included delegates from twelve states and they spent weeks hashing out the various political issues and deciding how the government should be structured. Once they finished with that it was turned over to a committee of style to put it into nice neat lega…
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The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 essays published in late 1777 and early 1778 by John Jay, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton, all using the pseudonym Publius, explaining, expounding and seeking to persuade New York to ratify, the Constitution. To my knowledge they have nothing whatsoever …
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%REPLIES% Answer The Federalist Papers. Answer The famous work that these men wrote was called the federalist papers. These papers were created in order to gain support for the proposed constitution. The Federalist Papers consisted of a series of articles written under the pen name of Publ…
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Answer They believed that everyone should be able to speak their mind and have a say in public things such as campaigns, etc. They wanted everyone to feel included.
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The original form of government that the American Colonies chose after independence was defined by the Articles of Confederation. The AoC proved to be unworkable, with a central (federal) government too weak to be effective. By "too weak to be effective", I mean that it was soon recognized that the…
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They risked their lives, fortunes and families to sign the document.
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Declaration of Independence, signed in 1776, was pretty much just what it says it was. A formal declaration by the original 13 colonies that they would now be independent of King George and Great Britain. Except for being persuasive authority as to the intent of the framers, the Declaration of Indep…
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%REPLIES% Answer The Federalist papers are a series of essays written in 1787 and 1788 by Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison to influence the ratification debate in New York. To this day theybare considered perhaps the finest treatise on republican government. Since the 2nd amendm…
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No, they founded, or established it. The United States is a political entity which exists on the North American continent. America was discovered by European explorers, beginning with Columbus who died thinking he had been to Asia, in 15th and 16th centuries. Michael Montagne
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The first ten amendemnts were all adopted at the same time. When the U.S. constitution is amended, the new clauses are appended to what was there originally, rather than making internal changes to the original text. Thus, the original body of the constitution developed by the Constitutional conventi…
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gross domestic product; Human Development Index ranking
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read this! la laThis was to ensure that no branch of government could over power another branch of government and as a way to instill a system of checks and balances. See Democracy based on Aristotle's definition, he created democracy to be all 3 forms of the governments he had seen rise and fall …
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In Short: The Constitution was written. In Depth: There were many things that happened at the Philadelphia Convention in 1787. The main purpose of the convention was to fix the many problems with the Articles of Confederation. Some men like James Madison wanted to reform the new government to a cen…
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%REPLIES% Answer Jared Ingersoll from World Book Ingersoll, Jared, (1749-1822), was a Pennsylvania signer of the Constitution of the United States in 1787. Ingersoll held several state and national offices during a lengthy career in public service. Ingersoll was born on Oct. 27, 1749, in New …
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No, they thought significant changes would be required over time. tyhomas Jefferson even came to the conclusion that it was wrong for one generation to bind another with their laws and thus that no law or constitution should be permitted to last more than seven years.Michael Montagne
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Its roots are in the debates over ratification of the Constitution in 1787-1789. The people who supported ratification organized and aided each other in securing passage. Once the Constitution was ratified they still held similar views and had similar interests so they naturally continued to work to…
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David Barton of www.wallbuilders.com will have that answer. I have heard him give the number on radio interviews.>The following website says it was 27-- but I think it is more. Check with David Barton's site above. Good luck!http://www.cwfa.org/familyvoice/2001-11/20-24.asp
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I don't think we have. They wanted to set up a system of government where people could participate in government and have their voice heard. Today only about half the people who could vote do. People don't participate. We broke away from England because of the taxes and the monarchy. Today it is big…
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Well, article five begins, "The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution..." So, what do you think? Michael Montagne
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%DETAILS% There were lots of people who can be called founding fathers. The best thing for you to do is look up the individual names in an encyclopedia or your textbook. Even a dictionary will have the more famous men like Washington and Jefferson. If for some reason you don't have access to any …
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Answer The following is copyrighted from my recently published book: The Never Realized Republic: An Analysis of Capitalism's Impact Upon Republican Virtue and the Federal Constitution. While the northern and southern colonies were essentially English, "between 1607 and 1642-a time of political …
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The U.S. Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787 by 39 delegates. The delegates to the Constitutional (Federal) Convention are often called our "Framers." They were influential people in their home states, where they were selected to attend the convention. Most of the delegates were well educa…
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It was no one person. It was a consensus that something had to be done or the government would fail.
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Alexander Hamilton Stuck out the most because he had the most impact on it when it come to the federalist papers being he wrote the most essays.
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I would say that there are certain people that stick out such as: Washington, Franklin, Hancock, Adams, Jefferson. But they all did their own different things for this country.   James Madison stood out the most out of all the founding fathers, he was the most involved with the constitution…
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In My opinion Abigale Adams had the the most input and had a pretty big role in the making of the Constitution because of how popular she became in history books and articles.
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Answer Benjamin Franklin was one of many delegates whose job was to think of ideas that should be implemented into the Constitution. He had many ideas like a single chambered legislature and an executive board rather than a president, but both ideas were never used. He was great at dissolving d…
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Hamilton based the Constitution on nothin because he didnt write it. James Maddison worte it and he based it on what Montesquie said about the separation of powers to keep the gov. in control.He did write part of it, because he was there at the Convention. He based a lot of his ideas on government f…
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I don't recall Jefferson saying that but I do agree with it from todays perspective. Due to some bad reasoning in various decisions the courts have developed an attitude that almost any dispute can become grounds for a constitutional argument and they are increasingly limiting the ability of the peo…
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The three branches check and balance each other, thus none of them can grow so powerful as to threaten the liberties of the people. Michael Montagne
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It is simple. They created an oligarchy via the constitution. Popular vote elected represenatives to the house. The state legislatures oringinally elected senators. The electoral college even today elects the president and the Supreme Court is appointed by the President and approved by the Senate (n…
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The Federalist Papers were actually all written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. They all wrote under the same pen name of Publius Alexander Hamilton, who masterminded the Papers, wrote the most, about 50 or 51 (some are still disputed). James Madison wrote 29 or 30, and John Jay…
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Charles Beard and John P. Roche give marvellous (opposing) opinons on this issue. Beard's writings can be found online in full (see first link below) but, as Roche is still alive he still is trying to make money off his ideas. Find "The Founding Fathers: A Reform Caucus in Action" in a library or at…
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%DETAILS% To protect people against torture, and to protect them against being forced to incriminate themselves by either their voice or their silence. To prevent some of the problems that Puritans in England were having at the time. trussel.com   Including the 5th Amendment in the Bill of…
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I'm sure you are aware that before the Revolutionary War the British government had placed Boston under military occupation. During that time the soldiers making up the occupying force were quartered in people's homes. People had to provide the soldiers with a place to sleep and food to eat and wer…
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The founding fathers were either Federalists or Anti-Federalists. Federalists such as Alexander Hamilton thought that the Bill of Rights was not needed, their new constitution was perfect in their minds and they felt that ratification was not needed. Anti-Federalists like Thomas Jefferson were in fa…
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If you will *read* those two essays (I'm sure your teacher has provided you with copies) I'm sure you will find the answer right in front of you. Michael Montagne
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Answer 1Purpose of US Constitution The Constitution is the document that created the present government of the United States. It was written in 1787 and went into effect in 1789. It establishes the three branches of the U.S. government, which are The executive branch (headed by the president), The l…
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The constitution of the United states was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was signed in Virginia by 52 people. The founding fathers signed the Constitution in Philadelphia. It was signed in the white house
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The statement, 'All the states but our own are sensible that knowledge is power,' has been attributed to several historically important figures. Originally, it seems, the English intellectual, scientist, and politician Francis Bacon utilized it (or something quite similar) in his writings in the 16t…
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I think the latter view sums up their opinions very well. It has taken the test of centuries for the constitution to be recognized for the great work that it is. Michael Montagne
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the federalist promised to add a bill of rights afternew government took office , now its time for the nation to elect leaders and begin the work of government
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The US Constitution was signed in 1787
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As evidenced by the Federalists Papers, most of the founders wanted America to be a democracy. But, the fears of some, that democracy would turn into mob rule caused them to ultimately create a representative republic which, having some aspects of democracy, was the next best thing. And, the founder…
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By dividing power between the states and the national government, one level can serve as a check on the other. This should provide a "double security" to the rights of the people. According the James Madison, this system was especially fitting for American because the nation was one of diverse inter…
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The short answer is NO. The Federal System as envisioned by The Framers does not exist today, and the Balloon-Heads in Congress have an unholy alliance with the Supremes to subvert the republic into a Kritarchy. You see, rule by judges insulates the Balloon-Heads of public retribution for the leftis…
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Answer The preamble was written by Gouverneur Morris.
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There was no contradiction. Although the word "slave" nowhere appears in the Constitution prior to the 13th amendment, the original text implicitly acknowledged and protected the existence of the institution. A clear distinction was made between free persons and "other persons" or "persons held to l…
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