Term Paper #1
Individual 's rights and freedom is all based upon the United States Constitution, and has caused much of the debates in our country throughout time. With much of the debate on the proposal 's of gun control in our nation, we have to keep inconsideration of the U.S. Constitutional rights we have as people. Should we enact the proposal 's President Barack Obama stated on gun control, or keep the remaining right 's of individuals based upon the U.S. Constitution?
Thirteen original British colonies sent delegates to gather, and soon agreed upon separating from British Parliament and monarchy, due to the underrepresented rights they did not have with the economic interests and laws British implied, known as the First Continental Congress. With the separation of the Crown, they began boycotting British goods, which caused colonist to form their own militias, due to fights between colonist and British army. A Second Continental Congress gathered once again providing colonist to arm themselves in state of defense, further detaching from Britain. The committee within the Continental Congress began preparing a resolution in claiming freedom and independence of the colonies, which is known as the Deceleration of Independence. July 4, 1776 the Deceleration of Independence was approved with all changes and agreed that the document was based on individual rights that could not be given or taken away.
As time passed, the Continental Congress projected the Articles of Confederation, the United States first constitution, which was ratified by all thirteen colonies in 1781. This document included the Continental Congress as the legislature, allowing all original thirteen states the independence and sovereign to conduct their own foreign policy. With no central government set in place, states were able to conduct their own laws based on taxes that were needed to be made to repay debt of the Revolutionary War. The Continental
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