United States Constitution Essay | Student Essay

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The Constitution

Summary: The Constitution resulted from the need to address the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and to establish compromise between a strong central government and a guarantee of rights to the states. The end result remains the nation's guiding document for a working government.

Imagine a world where there are no laws, government or rules to be enforced. Well this was the case before Thomas Jefferson came up with the Constitution. Although there was a set of laws in writing, none of them were being enforced. With this new set of laws, the new country the colonists were trying to establish was well on its way to having the great government we have today. Before the Constitution was created, we had something called the Articles of Confederation. Although some of the laws written in the Articles could have been effective, none of them were enforced; therefore making them weak. Some of the weaknesses of the articles were; Congress could not enact and collect taxes, Each state had only one vote in congress regardless of population, Nine out of thirteen states needed to agree to pass important laws, and Articles could be amended...

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