Is the US Constitution the highest law in the land?
What is the plan of government called that was adopted in 1798 to be the supreme law of the land in the United States of America?
constitution The United States Constitution Apex-type question, "plan of government" again Constitution The US Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and taken as such could be termed as its 'plan' per se. Apex-type question, previously trashed, already reworded and answered The Supreme Law of the the Land is a nickname for The US Constitution
In 1793 the US Constitution became the supreme law of the USA. This was a change from the Articles of Confederation under which the former American colonies lived under. Even in the world of the late 18th century, the Framers of the Constitution understood that to survive in a world dominated by monarchs and their parliaments or other legislative bodies, the US needed to have a stronger Federal government to collect tariffs and call up…
Under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, all state constitutions must comply with the U.S. constitution or they are null and void. The Supremacy Clause is the "highest law" in our nation. Article VI, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, known as the Supremacy Clause, establishes the U.S. Constitution, U.S. Treaties, and laws made pursuant to the U.S. Constitution, shall be "the supreme law of the land." The text decrees these to be…
Article 6 of the US Constitution states the US Constitution is the Supreme Law of Land. It helps unite the US because no State can create legally binding laws that could violate the Constitution. Otherwise, we could have 50 States making their own rules that violate citizens' rights, and chaos would ensue. The US Constitution keeps and safeguards "the union" of the United States.