What term did the framers use to describe future generations and the Constitution?
The framers of the Constitution where delegates of the Constitutional convention that assisted in drafting the proposed U.S. Constitution. Nearly all the members of the framers of the Constitution played a role in the Revolutionary war, many of them in positions of command. Because of this, many of them had a vested interest in paving the future for the nation and documenting items for which it stood.
What did the 1st amendment reveal about the attitude toward freedom held by the framers of the US Constitution?
The Framers of American Constitution were visionaries. They did design the Constitution to endure. They not only addressed the specific challenges facing the nation during their lifetimes, but also established the foundational principles that would sustain and also guide the new nation into an uncertain future.
There really are 3 options. If we pay off our debts, then we do not bequeath them to future generations. We can also default on our debts, and again will not bequeath them to future generations. Or if we don't like those two options, then yes, public debt will become a burden for future generations. Then those future generations will have the same 3 options for dealing with those debts.
Why was it necessary for the Framers of the US Constitution to provide a way for Constitution to be amended?
The Framers were clear thinking patriots and citizens. They also were historians. They understood that there would be circumstances in the future of the new republic that would require a change in the US Constitution. Certainly, as many of the Framers opposed slavery, there could be a chance in the future to determine whether slavery should be abolished or somehow changed. For example, the nation might wish to have laws that called for a slave…
It is significant because, at its creation, it was an experiment. It still is. When the Framers created it they knew they were creating a document for posterity and tried really hard to make a government that would work. They had to see ahead, and if they hadn't, then the Constitution would have failed because we would have changed and would have discarded it. We've changed, but the Constitution hasn't changed because the Framers were…