United States Constitution

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the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

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You can read it in half an hour, and some of its language flows like poetry: "We the people of the United States," it starts, "in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
In addition to twenty-six chapters of thoughtful and thought provoking information and commentary, Good To Be King is enhanced for readers with an Appendix (Books, Videotapes, Audiotapes); Endnotes; a Constitutional Quiz; the Declaration of Independence; the Constitution for the United States of America; the Bill of Rights; "Additional Amendments", and a brief author biography.
Their understanding that property rights are the cornerstone of all civil liberties led them to write a Declaration of Independence, embodying this principle, and a Constitution for the United States of America, which limited the intrusion of the federal government into the property rights of the sovereign citizen.
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