Constitution of the United States


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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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I--do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and de fend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
At the core of each of these oaths, whether the federal oath in its current form or the various state oaths with their additional obligations, lies the simple language put forth by our first Congress: "I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States.
The Constitution of the United States was adopted in 1787 and became effective in 1789.
Which brings us to the "be it resolved" section: "Be it resolved that the state of Colorado hereby claims sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not enumerated and granted to the Federal government by the United States Constitution.
Once again, Congress wants to wield economic blackmail to circumvent the Constitution of the United States.
Barack Obama won his election by the rules contained in the Constitution of the United States.
On this date in 1788 - 226 years ago - the Constitution of the United States was formally established, transforming the loose organization of the states under the Articles of Confederation into a more perfect union.
I, _________, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, and without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge these duties; so help me God.
What were the years the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified and became effective?
Like I said, when I was sworn in, I took an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States and Louisiana," he told a local newspaper.
1) Section 3, Article I, of the Constitution of the state of Idaho provides that "The state of Idaho is an inseparable part of the American Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
These same veterans took an oath on enlistment in which they said, "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the president of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
Public Opinion and the Constitutional Controversy" is an examination of this debate, and many others like it where the constitution of the United States and the wishes of its public clash--a through look at each controversy and the beliefs on both sides of their debates.
Nixon, in violation of his constitutional oath faithfully to execute the office of President of the United States and, to the best of his ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and in disregard of his constitutional duty to take care that the laws be faithfully executed, has repeatedly engaged in conduct violating the constitutional rights of citizens.
Since the powers granted to the federal government are specifically enumerated in only one document, the Constitution of the United States of America, let's see what the author of that document, James Madison, had to say about that subject in 1794:
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