Why is the US Constitution the longest lasting Constitution in the world?
It isn't the longest lasting Constitution.
The US Constitution is the both the shortest and longest lasting in the world.
The US constitution is the longest lasting partly because of its short length. The broad language used allows for flexibility and modernization, shortness keeps it from becoming outdated, and the difficulty to make amendments increases its staying power.
The US gov't is actually the longest lasting gov't in the world.
That is a misconception. The US has not had the longest lasting form of government, but the title goes to the Mayan Empire and the Chinese Empires for they have lasted over 3000 years and 2000 years, respectively. Therefore, the US does not have the longest lasting government, but rather ruling under an emperor, not a dictator, has longer lasting governments.
In terms of length, the current longest country constitution is India's (117,000+ words). For other entities, the current length champion is US State of Alabama, at 357,000+ words. The US State of California has the second longest, world-wide.
It is the longest State Constitution in the US and is with 357,157 words 40 times longer then the US Constitution which most US Citizens have failed to read.
obviously it has worked well as it is the constitution with the longest tenure of its kind in the world. we are still a union, therefore, the constitution continues to be successful
What lasting legacy of us constitutional law was a product of anti-federalist objections to the us constitution?
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Hurricane John (Typhoon John) in 1994. It lasted 31 days.
Helen, GA - it is also the longest, lasting the entire month of October. The city of Helen was designed for it - architecture and all
Its the shortest of any major gouvernement with less than 5000 words.
Alas, no. The French are currently on their 23rd constitution. The Revolution itself produced a return to monarchy within 30 years.
It is the Alabama Constitution of 1901. It is the longest operative constitution in the world. Yes, in the world! It is 40 times longer than the US Constitution, and 12 times longer than other state constitutions. See the link for fascinating history!
The longest lasting tornado in the U.S. was the Tri-State tornado of 1925. It was on the ground for 3 hours and 29 minutes. At times it moved at 73 mph and traveled 219 miles. The death toll was at least 695. This makes this sthe fastest-moving, farthest traveling, and deadliest tornado in U.S. history as well.
US combat troops entered the Vietnam War in March 1965 and fought for more than eight years until the last US troops left Vietnam on March 29, 1973.
During the ratification process of the Constitution, many people (anti-federalists) opposed ratification of the document because of the absence of a Bill of Rights. After the ratification of the Constitution, a Bill of Rights was added in order to protect the basic rights of the American citizen. The dissent of the anti-federalists gave us the lasting legacy of the U.S. Bill of Rights.
Yes, My 1996 Ford F 150 has 235000 miles on it now. I bought it new.
The world´s longest ski run is in Europe, not in the US.
The longest match of 2010 was also the longest match ever in professional tennis history. The match between US player John Isner and French player Nicolas Mahut extended over three days at Wimbledon, lasting a total of 11 hours and 5 minutes (183 games). Isner, the winner of the 2009 US Open, eventually prevailed.
The US became a nuclear siperpower.
It made the US a World Power.
It began to prepare the US for WW2
Franklin Roosevelt at about 12 years, 1 month, and 8 days was the longest serving US president. His fourth term abruptly ended when he died in office . He served before Amendment 22 was added to the Constitution. This amendment limits the president to two full terms at most.
The first Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier is the USS Enterprise (CVN-65). She has been in commission since 1961, the second longest commissioned Navy warship behind the USS Constitution. She is also the longest Naval vessel in the world. She is scheduled for decommissioning in 2013.
Clearly YES. The federal government have a world-famous constitution called US Constitution. James Madison wrote that in 1787. US Constitution framed a model for the world and democracy
country with the smallest constitution in world is US.
The U.S. Constitution is the oldest functioning written constitution in the entire world.
the longest river in U.S is Missouri of 2,540miles and in the world its nile of 4,132miles
The longest coastline of a state in the US is Alaska but the longest continental coastline of a state in the US is Florida.
how does the us constitution play a part in today's governments around the world?
the longest street in the us is chambers road
Lake Supereior is the longest lake in the US.
William Henry Harrison on March 4, 1841 delivered an 8,445-word-long inaugural speech which was the longest, lasting 1 hour and 45 minutes. He delivered his speech on a cold wet day, soon developed pneumonia and died after serving only one month as President.
The US President who served the longest as President was Franklin D. Rosevelt (1882-1945). He was President from March 4, 1933 until his death on April 12, 1945. The US President who lived to the oldest age was Gerald Ford (July 14, 1913 - December 26, 2006). He was 93. He was the 38th US President (1974-1977). The oldest living President in 2009 is George H. Bush (born June 12, 1924), the 41st US President.
what does the us constitution contain? what does the us constitution contain?
Second world war
The Amazon River is not the longest river in the US. It is the longest river in South America.
what is tht us city with the longest name
The state with the longest coastline in the US is Alaska.
Canada is the longest nation border with the US.
Colorado river is the longest river in us(1450 miles)
british constitution differ from the us constitution is that they dont have rule
Yes. In the United States, the federal constitution is the US Constitution.
The element of the Iroquois Constitution that is least like the US Constitution, is that it gives political power to women. The US Constitution does not.
the us constitution goes across the hole us wile Washington constitution is only
The French and Indian War was the longest US war before 1850.The longest US war in history was the Vietnam War.
in the world the longest river is either the river nile in egypt or the yangtze river in china.