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    Between 1776 and 1780 each of the thirteen colonies adopted a republican form of government. What emerged was the most extensive documentation of the powers of government and the rights of the people that the world had ever witnessed. These state constitutions displayed a remarkable uniformity. Seven attached a prefatory Declaration of Rights, and all contained the same civil and criminal rights. Four states decided not

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    United States Constitution The United States Constitution, although the classic American declaration of US law, is actually a compilation of thoughts, ideas, and political ideology adopted from Europe. In the summer of 1787, fifty-five delegates representing twelve of the thirteen states met in Philadelphia to fix the national government. The previous Articles of Confederation were too weak and did not adequately unify the states/colonies into one political entity. The challenge was to create

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    occupied Japan after World War II, they took it upon themselves to revise the Meiji Constitution and participate in nation building after the destruction of the war. However, when the staff went to revise the document, it ended up drafting an entirely new constitution, which came into effect on May 3, 1947. It has governed Japanese affairs ever since without any amendments or changes. The Japanese Constitution has several chapters that each deal with different areas of the state. Specifically,

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    Compare and Contrast of Constitution and Articles of Confederation This essay will show the comparison of similarities and contrast of the differences between the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution of the United States. Since the creation of the United States in the late 1700’s, there have been two major documents establishing how the States will be governed. The first being the Articles of Confederation, which were ratified by Maryland on March 1, 1781 was heavily favored in granting

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    With that being said, each of the houses of the legislature could check each other. What that means is both houses of congress must vote to enact laws, the president can veto legislation, and the Supreme Court can rule laws unconstitutional. The constitution that was created had a strong central government and weaker state governments. Congress was given the power to levy taxes, regulate trade between the states, raise an army, control interstate commerce, and more. Also, a three branch government

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    included this trait for hundreds of years. One source of this trait is the Constitution. The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution in 1787 to serve the people. The Constitution is a plan of government that describes the structures and powers of government; it is called a higher law because it serves as a fundamental law that everyone, including those in power, must obey, and its ideas cannot be destroyed. The Constitution has twenty-seven amendments, and the first ten amendments are called Bill

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    The Constitution is defined by Oxford Dictionaries as “the basic written set of principles and precedents of federal government in the US, which came into operation in 1789 and has since has been modified by twenty-seven amendments”. The Constitution was originally drafted in Philadelphia in 1787, a year later it was ratified, and in 1789 was put into working order and referred to as the new government. However some states did not conform as quickly and felt there was a “lack of specific guarantees

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    The Roman constitution was separated into three section: The consul, the senate, and the people. So many years after the ancient roman empire the United states constitution was written with three branches of government : The executive, the legislative, and the judicial. It would be easy by reading the U.S constitution and studying the Roman republic system to make a clear connection between the two. There is many similarities between the two republics. In the roman republic, the consul was very

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    Racial Profiling Violates the Constitution After the heinous attacks of Sept. 11, Americans have been forced to face the issue of racial profiling?  Americans love to use data and statistics to justify their actions. What data might justify special searches of anyone who looks "Arab" at an airport? There are up to 7 million Arab Americans in the United States.  If we add all those South Asians (1.6 million), Latinos and African Americans who might "appear" Arab, we have a ballpark figure of

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    Thomas Jeffersons Contribution to the Constitution The purpose of this paper is to give a brief chronological accounting of the writing of the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson. A short description of the structure of the Declaration of Independence will be included. The process was relatively fast, from the formation of the committee. The committee consisted of two New England men, John Adams of Massachusetts and Roger Sherman of Connecticut; two men from the Middle Colonies

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