Donnell Lawrence, William Morelli
August 18, 2010
Bill of Rights and Amendments Table
The grand ole United States Constitution— a relic document that still hasn’t lost its luster today. The U.S. Constitution— the most significant piece of prose that forever changed our lady America’s armor; that has then and now protects us, as a people, from all injustices that creep our American doorsteps every day. Oh America: the beautiful, thou shed its grace on thee, from sea to shining sea! How did this all come about? Where did it come from? Furthermore, how did all of its contents come to be a part of America’s Bible— where did it began, how did it end, and is its effectiveness still relevant in the year 2010? The team will briefly describe the contents of the Bill of Rights and amendments juxtaposed it in order to re-visit the relevance of its law to society today. The first ten amendments were ratified on December 15th, 1791, which are also known as the Bill of Rights, The next seventeen Amendments were drafted and ratified at later dates. The Bill of Right was to be drafted as an agreement between the federalist and the anti-federalist so the U.S. Constitution would become ratified and put into effect. The Constitution was powerful throughout the 13 colonies, but the Anti-Federalist was in fear that the National Government would have too much power. The Constitution was drafted in a way that it provided way for amending it to suit the purpose of the people.
Although the United States Constitution was created centuries ago, the reason for its creation still resonates through the hearts and minds of all American citizens. Much debate over the relevance of such laws in these times takes center stage at the forefront of most individual’s minds that reside in this country. Since, the U.S. is seemingly not opposed to voicing grievances, constantly wanting and needing injustices to be corrected and... [continues]
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