The Constitution: The Structure Of The Constitution

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Introduction Our Constitution was created by our founding fathers to ensure that the rights that for would never be infringed upon by anyone, especially the government. The drafters of the Constitution drew from previous documents and experience to make a statement that would govern not only the people, but the individual governments as well. Just as the Constitution guarantees our citizens rights, it also allocates specific rights to the states and federal governments. It also dictates when one may overrule the other. The Constitution has had longevity because of the fact that it can be modified or interpreted to be relevant to the current situation. We will discuss how the structured branches of government are designed to govern, as…show more content…
It primary goal is to provide defense, freedom, justice, and promote peace for everyone. There are seven articles in the Constitution, these articles shaped our government’s structure. They are designed to maintain the integrity of the government and Constitution, by outlining the conditions that must be met in order to make changes. The government is made of three branches, they are the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial (Albert, 2014). The Executive Branch is composed of a number of federal agencies, but it is headed by the President. He oversees 15 departments, which are referred to as the Cabinet. The Cabinet helps to advise the President on a plethora of issues relating to his duties. The Vice-President is also a part of this group of advisors, he serves at the behest of the President and is the successor to the office. The Executive Branch serves to enforce the laws that have been created by Congress (“Executive Branch”,…show more content…
Any warrant to search someone’s premises must be acquired with probable cause. This prevents the government from using underhanded tactics just to search your personal belongings. Although this amendment was designed as protection against the government invading your privacy, it also applies to any individual who may violate your privacy (Albert, 2014). However, there are exceptions to this amendment as well. People who often suffer from invasion of privacy are celebrities, they constantly have paparazzi following their every move and snapping pictures. Some have even reported paparazzi snooping through their trash to get information on them. The law has not been as strict on the paparazzi because they have a lower expectation of privacy because of their status, but this does not give people the right to invade their privacy at
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