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  • The United States Constitution: A Synopsis of Its Positives and Negatives

    1781‚ the Articles of Confederation were written in order to secure the states’ rights. This document lacked many qualities necessary for a successful government‚ and therefore caused a great deal of debate concerning the ratification of a new system. Federalists advocated the passing of a new Constitution‚ welcoming the tie it would establish between states and the creation of a strong central government. Opposing the constitution were the anti-federalists‚ threatened by its ability to eliminate their

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  • 1) the Federal Constitution and the State Constitution

    The Federal Constitution is the supreme law of the Federation and any law passed after Merdeka Day which is inconsistent with this Constitution shall‚ to the extent of the inconsistency‚ be void. The validity of any law made by parliament or the Legislature of any State shall not be questioned on the ground that it makes provision with respect to any matter with respect to which parliament or‚ as the case may be‚ the Legislature of the State has no power to make laws‚ except in proceedings for a

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  • Pros And Cons Of Adopting The United States Constitution

    Your dictator Nemo has been overthrown. Your country needs a new government to be put in place at once. My suggestion is adopting the United States Constitution. The Constitution works well for many different reasons. The United States is a democratic republic because the Constitution contains both democratic and republican elements. The democratic element is that everyone gets to vote. In the republican part‚ people elect someone to vote for them. This elected individual is called a representative

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  • The United States Constitution and How It Serves the Nation

    The United States Constitution is the frame that holds the individual states together. It is the most amazing political document ever written and has lasted for more than 200 years. Even though there were provisions for change written into it‚ the Constitution has been a role model for almost every country that desires to have a firm Democratic system based on the rule of law. The United States Constitution is a healthy document which still serves our nation exceptionally well and does not need drastic

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  • History: United States Constitution and Alexander Hamilton

    Unified of the American Constitution What was the original intent of the U.S. Constitution? Why did Alexander Hamilton want to create a more powerful centralization of federal government? What is the difference between Democratic-Republican and Federalist? Analyzing and resolving constitutional issues was an ongoing process during the eighteenth century. According to Jack Rakove “… from a historical perspective this book‚ guidelines‚ approval around the constitution‚ form political worries about

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  • The Articles Of Confederation: The First Constitution Of The United States

    to be the first constitution of the United States. However‚ it was not fully ratified by all thirteen states until March 1‚ 1781. These articles allowed the states to assume most of the governmental power. Unfortunately‚ the Articles of Confederation had several flaws. First‚ it placed all governing power in a single legislature. This meant there was no separation of powers‚ but rather a "committee of the states" which allowed one representative from each of the thirteen states to be seated. The

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  • Questions: United States Constitution and Court Question Options

    True False Question 2 1 / 1 point The Bill of Rights allows a group to hold a spontaneous demonstration anytime‚ anywhere‚ and anyway it chooses. True False Question 3 1 / 1 point In the case of Roe v. Wade (1973)‚ the Supreme Court outlawed any state laws to restrict a woman’s right to an abortion at any point in her pregnancy. True False Question 4 1 / 1 point In the decades since the Miranda decision‚ the Supreme Court has made no exceptions to its requirements. True False Question 5 1

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  • The Unites States: a Detailed Outline of the Constitution

    The Unites States: A Detailed Outline of the Constitution Elected public servants‚ police officers‚ the military and other public sector employees take an oath of alliance to the Constitution and not a person when they are hired or start their jobs. Why is this important? Background • Articles of Confederation (Ratified 1781) During the Revolutionary War‚ the American states started considering the form of government they wish to attain following the War. On June 11‚ 1776 the Second

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  • Elements of a State and Philippine Constitution

    State A community of persons more or less numerous‚ permanently occupying a definite portion of territory‚ independent of external control‚ and possessing an organized government to which the great body of its inhabitants render habitual obedience (De Leon‚ 2000). The Philippines is a state. Elements of a State The first element of a state is the people‚ which is known to be the most essential and indispensable element of a state. This is the mass of the population‚ or the number of people

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  • United States Citizenship

    Citizenship in the United States has been a sought-after dream by many people in the World. It is the reason we are the “great melting pot”‚ and the reason for the many mass immigrations that have taken place to the United States. Over the course of two centuries‚ there has been much turmoil in United States politics about giving citizenship status to immigrants. Most of the latter reasoning for not wanting to grant citizenship has been blamed justly on the prejudice of American Society. The Supreme

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