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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By: effectively giving its citizens the right to own guns the American Constitution has made legislative measures attempting to remedy the issue like that of the Nikolas Cruz's nigh impossible.
This is a dangerous form of divisiveness that is completely contrary to the spirit and letter of the American Constitution.
and across the world show conflicts of interest, which violate the American constitution.
We will hold the new president to the highest standard in defending the rights of all those residing in our nation, as guaranteed by the American constitution.
A presidential candidate who publicly attacks a sitting federal judge who ruled in a way that was against his own economic interests cannot be trusted to respect the independence of the judiciary as president," Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd at the American Constitution Society's national convention in Washington last Thursday.
Constitutional realists" do not claim to dispute the animating purpose of American constitutional governance, but they claim that the complete American Constitution is represented by more than just the entrenched written document.
But now let us look at how the US founding fathers did the American Constitution, which is already more than two centuries old and deemed the most stable constitution in history.
Like his recent book on the Federal Convention, Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution, this author's latest book highlights political leadership at a key juncture in the nation's founding.
The American Constitution begins by pronouncing itself an act of "We the People" and derives its legitimacy from its ratification by the people.
The Norweigian Constitution is the second oldest in the world and was inspired by the American Constitution.
It is as old as the scriptures and as clear as the American Constitution.
The above statement, which was made by a renowned US journalist, Horace Greeley, caused me to conclude that former American leaders put their trust in God and basically derived the American constitution from the Ten Commandments.
AT FIRST GLANCE, ON CONSTITUTIONAL Disobedience by Georgetown law professor Louis Michael Seidman is the latest in a series of recent books that criticize the American Constitution severely, calling for its replacement by a more modern magna carta.
Nevertheless, this smart, self-made president, an expert on the American Constitution, has been let down by his sharp mind or his courage and he is now violating the American constitution and completing the work of his predecessor, Bush.
Well, it seems that Constitution Hill has a link to the drafting of the American Constitution.
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